Wednesday, July 5, 2017

5 perspectives on diversity in tech - TECHNICAL.LY - BROOKLYN

by Tony Abraham 
Originally published: July 3, 2017

Who’s responsible for creating a pipeline for diverse tech talent?

In New York City, much of that work is being done by Dev Bootcamp, and the immersive web development program does not take that responsibility lightly.

“As a local bootcamp here in New York, it’s our belief that coding bootcamps play a role in the diversification of the tech industry,” said Dev Bootcamp’s community marketing manager, Rob Kleiman. “As institutions that encourage both hands-on learning for students and the community’s need to embrace non-traditional talent, bootcamps are inherently more inclusive and full of people with diverse backgrounds than traditional computer science programs.”