BOOTCAMP #6 - APPLICATIONS START ON 2 JUL 20

TechLadies Bootcamp #6 - Program Details

The TechLadies Bootcamp #6 is a 14-week part-time accelerated learning program designed to help women with basic programming background become professional programmers. You will be guided by industry experts, creating products for non-profit organizations.

Due to COVID-19, most of the meetings and coaching sessions during the Bootcamp #6 will be conducted online using Zoom. We will revert to face-to-face learning once it is safe to do so.

This program will take place in Singapore from 12 Sep to 12 Dec 2020 and costs SGD550. Full scholarships are provided for people with financial difficulties. We welcome women of all backgrounds and nationalities to apply, and only 8 ladies will be selected for this program. These ladies will work in teams of 4.

If you are selected to participate in the TechLadies Bootcamp #6, you are required to:

  • work on your assigned project at least 15 hours each week, inclusive of attending coding sessions;

  • attend at least 80% of coding sessions happening on every Saturday (between 26 Sep 2020 to 12 Dec 2020), between 9am - 4pm;

  • attend at least 80% of all workshops (between 12 Sep 2020 to 12 Dec 2020);

  • after the bootcamp, participate in a written interview and write a technical article (on a topic of your choice) for the TechLadies blog;

  • do a team presentation on your assigned project at the TechLadies Graduation Party in Jan/Feb 2020.

Don't worry if it sounds scary! We're here to help you at the bootcamp! 💪💪💪

Program Timeline

To apply to the TechLadies Bootcamp #4, you need to complete an application form AND a simple technical task that will help us evaluate your technical capabilities. The details on the technical task will be available in July through a repository on Github. Applications open on 2 Jul and close on 15 Aug. Join our mailing list to receive updates, right in your inbox!

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2 Jul

Info Session & Application Opens

During the Info Session, we will share with you more information about the application process, and explain what TechLadies Bootcamp #6 participants will get to learn in the bootcamp. Women interested in applying for the TechLadies Bootcamp #6 should join this meeting.

Jul/Aug

Install fest & Pre-Bootcamp Workshops 1 - 3 (Optional)

3 pre-bootcamp workshops will be conducted to equip women with basic programming skills to code complete their application technical task. There will be 3 sessions teaching Javascript and CSS.

These workshops are open to all women who are keen to learn. It is not obligatory to sign up for the Bootcamp to attend Pre-Bootcamp workshops.

8 Aug

Code Clinic (Optional)

Women interested in completing the technical task can attend this session to ask questions & get help for their submission apps.

15 Aug

Complete and submit your Technical Task by 15 Aug, 2359 hrs

Applications close on 15 Aug so make sure you submit your completed Technical Task and application form to be considered for the Bootcamp.

4 Sep

Application results

Bootcamp applicants will be notified of their application statuses, on a rolling basis, latest by 4 Sep. You may be contacted if we have questions about your application, so do keep your eyes peeled on your email inbox!

Sep - Dec

TechLadies Bootcamp #6

The Bootcamp will start with 2 days of Level Up workshops which will allow chosen participants to balance the set of skills needed for developing the product. Level Up workshops will take place on 11 Sep and 19 Sep afternoon/evening (attendance is obligatory).

Starting from the week of 21 Sep participants will need to code 15hrs/week, inclusive of attending coding sessions every Sat from 26 Sep to 12 Dec.

Bootcamp #6 Builders

Bootcamp Lead - Anna Lisicka

Anna has 6 years of experience in IT and has worked at HP Inc as a Program Lead in marketing operations. She enjoys building projects from scratch and observing how the efforts of the team shape every program into something meaningful. She is part of the TechLadies core team, driving the Bootcamp program as an organiser, and hoping to use her experience to create a positive change for women in tech. She believes that when women support each other, magic happens. Anna is a certified Yoga instructor, passionate about holistic health and mind-body balance.

Bootcamp Lead - Angel Felismino

Angel is a technical recruiter mainly for banking and financial services. For her, the best part of this job is when you can match talent to value. She joined the TechLadies Bootcamp as an organizer in the hopes that she can help more women discover their tech talents and to help match them to valuable jobs.

Bootcamp Lead - Tejasvita Rao

Tejasvita has over 10 years of work experience in media and marketing. She enjoys the process of building initiatives and programs which require understanding different types of user groups and audiences. She believes the dialogue of women in the workforce needs to move beyond broad discussions and a tangible difference needs to be made in terms of their representation in areas such as technology and sciences. With the hope to contribute towards this cause, she has joined TechLadies as a Bootcamp lead for the 2020 edition. She loves to read, travel and to attend live music performances.

Product Lead - Chor Yi Poon

Chor Yi is a Product Manager who is interested in how technology can have an impact on society and the individual. She has experience working with users, designers & engineers to create customer-centric products. She’s especially interested in human-centered design and user/customer psychology. Outside of work, she’s passionate about causes related to women and inequality. She’s actively volunteering in these causes and hopes to be able to use her experience in technology to make a positive impact.

Tech Lead - Purnima Kamath

Purnima is a Lead Engineer with Oliver Wyman, co-founder, and Director at Women Who Code Singapore and an evangelist at YOW! Conferences. She is a technology generalist with over 15 years of experience building software using technologies like Java and JavaScript. She believes in learning by building creative things and is an amateur generative artist and painter in oils.

Contact

For sponsorship or any other questions, please contact Elisha at elisha@techladies.co.

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