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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


The Best NYC Networking Events If You Want To Find A New Job Before 2019

Sometimes getting that dream job requires more than just a dazzling résumé and a killer interview — sometimes it boils down to who you know. So how do you maximize your professional network and meet other people in your field who can help you get where you want to go?Whether you're looking for a post-work happy hour, a day of panels and Q&As, or a creative workshop to get your juices flowing, ahead we rounded up some great NYC-based networking events to attend before the end of the year to help...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Brooklyn, Mastercard, General Assembly, LDP, Brandon Cobian, New York Entrepreneurs Startup Network


Russy D Sumariwalla: Towards a Planet-wide Culture of Non-Violence

From times immemorial, humankind, in its brief history on planet Earth, has caused and experienced for itself unimaginable horrors and carnage. Violence is commonly used to settle disputes or to gain advantage over others. This is amply documented and evident even today as I write. Not only have we humans annihilated the lives of hundreds of millions of other humans, but we have eradicated precious creations such as art, architecture, sculptures and monuments representing the finest products of ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Organization, Opinion, Life, India, Nasa, Earth, United States, Pakistan, Middle East, United Nations, Luxembourg, Un, Bloomberg Businessweek, States


A Trans Woman Is Fighting For A Seat In Virginia's General Assembly

Update: Danica Roem won the Democratic primary on Tuesday, putting in her in the running for a seat at the Virginia House of Delegates. If she wins, Roem would become the first out transgender legislator in the state's general assembly.This story was originally published on June 13, 2017.Danica Roem could soon become the first trans person to serve in Virginia's General Assembly, Rewire reports. But to get the seat, she'll have to beat out a sponsor of one of the country's harshest bathroom bil...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Nbc, Virginia, North Carolina, General Assembly, Marshall, Bob Marshall, Virginia House of Delegates, Danica Roem, Roem, Teen Vogue LGBTQ


A Trans Woman & A Bathroom Bill Sponsor Could Compete For A Seat In Virginia's General Assembly

Danica Roem could soon become the first trans person to serve in Virginia's General Assembly, Rewire reports. But to get the seat, she'll have to beat out a sponsor of one of the country's harshest bathroom bills.On January 3, Republican Delegate Bob Marshall proposed a bill that would limit trans people's bathroom access even more than North Carolina's infamous bathroom bill. In addition to prohibiting people from using a bathroom that doesn't match their birth certificate in all government bu...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Nbc, Virginia, Russia, North Carolina, General Assembly, Marshall, Jeff Sessions, Bob Marshall, Danica Roem, Roem, Teen Vogue LGBTQ


An Indiana Lawmaker Wants To Put A Total Ban On Abortion

Photographed by Rockie Nolan. A state representative from Indiana is planning to propose legislation that would put a total ban on abortions of any kind in the state.According to the Indianapolis Star, State Rep. Curt Nisly stated on Wednesday that he would introduce a "Protection at Conception" bill that would make all abortions a crime. Under this proposal, anyone who undergoes an abortion procedure in Indiana could be charged by a prosecutor.“You would treat the death of an unborn child l...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, Indiana, Abortion, Donald Trump, General Assembly, Trump, Mike Pence, Roe, American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana, Falk, Ken Falk, Wade Supreme Court, Rockie Nolan


Where Women Like You Don't Have Enough Seats At The Table — But Should

Erin Maye Quade spent much of her 20s working in politics in her home state of Minnesota. But the community organizer never thought she’d run for office herself."I always figured I would be able to lend a really good voice to some policy," she said. "[But] I figured I would be behind a great legislator, a great leader."After learning about the sky-high poverty levels in her childhood school district, the 30-year-old Democrat decided to launch her own campaign for the Minnesota House of Represen...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Minnesota, Obama, Congress, Senate, New York City, West Virginia, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Tennessee, House, Connecticut, General Assembly, Walsh, U S Senate


These Inspiring Teenage Besties Are The New Face Of The Refugee Crisis

Natasha Maimba, 14, and Minahil Sarfraz, 15, do a lot of the same things any teen girls do. Sarfraz plays the guitar. Minahil likes to mug for the camera. They started a band together, but it fell apart before they could play any music.But undoubtedly, their favorite thing to do together is try to change the world.The teens are two of the world's estimated 11 million child refugees and asylum-seekers. According to UNICEF, children make up approximately half of the world’s refugees, even though ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Ireland, South Africa, Pakistan, United Nations, Broadway, Michelle Obama, Zimbabwe, Watson, Malawi, UNHCR, Unicef, General Assembly, United Nations General Assembly


Amal Clooney & This Survivor Of Kidnapping & Rape Are Suing ISIS

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and her client Nadia Murad are teaming up to sue ISIS. Murad, a Yazidi woman who says she prayed for death while being repeatedly raped by her kidnappers, called on world leaders Monday to do more to bring the Islamic State to justice for genocide and other crimes, the AP reports.Both women spoke at a meeting held on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, convened this week to decide how to prosecute the terror organization."Why is a survivor ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Isis, Islamic State, International court of justice, Amal Clooney, General Assembly, Yazidi, Clooney, U N General Assembly, U N Security Council, Murad, Nadia Murad, U N Goodwill


Beyonce Speaks Out Against Anti-LGBT Law, Says “Y’all Means All”

As the world has surely learned by now, when life lobs lemons at Mrs. Beyoncé Knowles Carter she reflects and then releases a game-changing album filled with rage and pain. When word reached her royal ears about the injustice faced by trans folks in North Carolina who just want to use the rest room of the gender with which they identify, she didn’t go the Springsteen route and cancel a show in protest. She didn’t ape Dolly Parton by saying she’ll perform and address the discrimination from the ...
Tags: Facebook, Feature, Beyonce, Lifestyle, Dolly Parton, North Carolina, General Assembly, Lemonade, Charlotte, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Springsteen, Bey, North Carolina General Assembly, House Bill, Bathroom Bill


5 Coding Bootcamps That Can Land a 6-Figure Job

With the constant creation of new technologies in overdrive, and almost all of them revolving around the computer industry, it makes sense that computer related jobs are the rise. As a whole, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects computer occupations to grow by 12% over the next ten years. With demand for computer software running extremely high, jobs in the software development field are expected to grow at a remarkable 17% over the next ten years. Job growth for applications developers ...
Tags: Careers, America, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, United States, General Assembly, Hackbright Academy, BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS, San Francisco Los Angeles, Dev Bootcamp, New York Chicago San Francisco San Diego Seattle, Austin TX Classes, Hackbright Academy Aiming



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