Reskill Americans is launching tuition-free online software development training for historically underrepresented minorities throughout the U.S. Unlike other coding programs, Reskill Americans is solving the problem of access by eliminating typical barriers to entry such as tuition cost, prior software development knowledge, or other educational requirements.
The inaugural program begins March 15, 2021, and is accepting 1,000 participants who enroll by March 7, 2021. To get an opportunity to launch a career in tech, enroll at ReskillAmericans.org.
“We want to live in a world where the minority representation in the tech sector mirrors its representation in the U.S. population,” said Femi Akinde, Co-Founder of Reskill Americans. “To address this, we’ve created a software training model that scales up access to thousands of underrepresented racial minorities to help them build a career in this growth industry.” • Training Provides Participants Required Skills for Software Development Jobs • Participants can learn from anywhere, at any time, as long as they stay on track with weekly assignments. The program includes mentorship and provides participants the following: Virtual internship experiences Portfolio of work to show your future employers Skills needed to apply for tech internships and jobs Tailored instruction for relevant programming languages for all skill levels
Reskill Americans is a diverse group of tech executives that each have more than 20 years of experience in the industry.