November 22, 2018

Helping female refugees and immigrants find careers as coders: #startland and TechWomen get a mention in Georgia Straight

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From Georgia Straight:

In 2016, Kate Armstrong, director of Emily Carr’s Living Labs, wanted to find a way to help refugees and new immigrants find jobs in Vancouver’s tech market. After gathering various industry individuals to help those who had just landed in Canada, she convinced some businesses to commit to hiring, funding, or teaching new arrivals. Then, after aligning with the Immigrant Services Society of B.C. (ISSofBC), she reached out to people in local organizations to finalize her ambitions.

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