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CodeNow

Volunteered for an amazing nonprofit that teaches high-schoolers how to code.

Location

Galvanize – New York, NY

Date

April 29th to 30th – 9 am to 4:30 pm

Role

Mentor

About

CodeNow is a nonprofit focused on teaching under-represented youth to code that provides free, out-of-school training hosted at local tech companies.

  • Taught high school students the basics of web development over a weekend from 9 am to 4:30 pm (April 29th & 30th).

My Group

They were AWESOME and in the event they become famous, I want to make sure I remember their names.

  • Ayush Parikh
  • Daniela Gutierrez
  • Abir Mazumder
  • Mohona Yesmin
  • Axel Reyes

Curriculum Covered

  • GitHub
  • Markdown
  • README/Documentation
  • Favicons
  • Basic HTML
  • Style sheets/Frameworks 1. Bulma 2. Bootstrap 4 3. Foundation 4. Ionic 5. Pure CSS 6. Skeleton 7. Titan 8. Susy
  • Coding Bootcamps vs Formal Education
  • Responsiveness

ANNNNND we’re back at it again! Welcome to weekend 2!

71 Likes, 1 Comments – CodeNow (@codenow) on Instagram: “ANNNNND we’re back at it again! Welcome to weekend 2!”

Weekend 1 is a wrap! HUGE thank you to @galvanizehq for making this weekend a big success!

64 Likes, 2 Comments – CodeNow (@codenow) on Instagram: “Weekend 1 is a wrap! HUGE thank you to @galvanizehq for making this weekend a big success!”

And we’re live!

56 Likes, 1 Comments – CodeNow (@codenow) on Instagram: “And we’re live!”

So much learning going on it’s hard to keep up. #codinglife #futureprogrammers #newyork

65 Likes, 1 Comments – CodeNow (@codenow) on Instagram: “So much learning going on it’s hard to keep up. #codinglife #futureprogrammers #newyork”

By Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel is a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where her mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, Frances is an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

She also supports Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.