About Us

Powercoders is a coding program for refugees.

It consists of a coding bootcamp of 13 weeks and an internship that lasts 6 to 12 months.


# Our Vision

We believe that every vacant IT job can be filled with a displaced persons.

# Our Mission

We are offering displaced people a shortcut into the IT sector.

# Our Values

  • Humbleness
  • Openness
  • Hard-Working
  • Appreciating

# Our Team

Christian Hirsig
Founder & Project Lead

"Probably the most meaningful project in my life so far."

Hannes Gessert
Board Member

Marco Jakob
Board Member

"It is not the critic who counts. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena."

Sunita Asnani
Social Lead

"Finally a project that does justice to the potential
of refugees with high learning ability."

Matthias Hüni
Teaching Lead Zürich

Madam Monorom
Teaching Lead Zürich

Hussam Allaham
Operational Lead