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Become a kick-ass developer

We are here to give women the tools, skills and most importantly the space to be the creators of our future technology.

01 Coding Kick Starter

A course to fit around your studies in which you’ll combine content, action and community to learn the skills you need to break into the industry.

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02 Career Switcher

A course to fit around a full-time job that will combine coaching, training, and community to learn the skills you need to change or accelerate your career.

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Connecting coders to companies

We connect women with partners such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, OVH, Trainline and KKR to find work they love in technology.

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Meet Our
Community

When we come together we go further and faster. Meet the change makers of tech already within our community.

Our Community
Ellen
Software Engineer

Ellen is a software developer/content creator. A former copywriter, Ellen made the career change into tech through the life-changing CFG FurtHER digital intensive course run in conjunction with BT (where she now works!). Day-to-day, her work focuses on front-end web development and data-driven UX. She is an instructor for an Intro to Web Development Course based in Belfast.

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Aurelia coding at her laptop
Aurelia
Partner Engineer

Aurelia works as a Partner Engineer on the Developer Relations team at Twitter. Aurelia took two CFG courses in 2017/18. These courses gave her the motivation and skills to switch careers and land her current job at Twitter. Prior to this, Aurelia graduated with a degree in Modern Languages and worked in Market Research. Aurelia is also a CFG instructor.

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Kim the engineer
Kim
Software Engineer

Kim is a London-based, Full-Stack Software Engineer at the Trainline. She found out about CFG by accident on Twitter! Kim thought her chances of becoming a Software Engineer were long gone since she studied Geography at university, but she was proven wrong. She attended two CFG courses, which empowered her to pursue a career in tech.

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Chandni coding
Chandni
Consultant

Chandni works as a Consultant at Faculty, a company which specialises in making Artificial Intelligence real, having completed two CFG courses. CFG impacted Chandni’s career by giving her the confidence to apply to a tech company, having studied modern languages. It also provided her with a forum to connect and learn alongside some really inspirational women.

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Huong
Huong
Front-End Developer

Huong currently works as a Front-end developer at QuantumBlack, building and maintaining the visualisation for one of their data analytics products. Huong would never have imagined achieving her current career without the help of Code First Girls. She first took a course in 2017. Since then, Huong discovered her passion for technology then decided to pursue a career in this field.

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Himalee
Himalee
Software Crafter

Himalee wrote her first line of code at the CFG beginners Web Development course. It was at the CFG conference in 2017 where she met 8th Light. She joined 8th Light initially as an intern, then an apprentice and she is now a software crafter. Code First Girls gave Himalee the inspiration, confidence and enthusiasm to go pursue her dream career.

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