IMPACTING LIVES BY TEACHING DIGITAL SKILLS2023-11-17T00:22:34+01:00

IMPACTING LIVES BY TEACHING DIGITAL SKILLS

Why Powercoders?

Switzerland will soon be short of almost 40,000 ICT specialists. At the same time, there is an increasing number of well-qualified, highly motivated refugees and migrants who are struggling to gain a foothold in the labor market.

There’s one solution for two problems:
Empowering refugees & migrants for an IT career.

Powercoders is an ICT job integration program for refugees and migrants.

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Portrait of Tsigereda Nebai, Alumna of Powercoders

I did it. I am proud. I am happy. A part of me still can’t grasp it.

Tsigereda Nebai, Devops Engineer Security at Swisscom, Alumna Powercoders

She was the only girl her age who joined the university in her village, where she studied Computer Engineering.

I want to learn more of this stuff!

Abdelrahman Alallaqi, Junior Software Developer at Adobe, Alumnus Powercoders

His breakthrough moment was when he was finally ready to be part of team meetings and handle his own projects.

I got a second chance at life.

Jamila Amini, DevOps Engineer at Swisscom, Alumna Powercoders

She was forced to flee Afghanistan with her husband and daughter and our very first participant to secure a permanent employment.

Portrait of Delberin Ali

I went further and I survived. I did it.

Delberin Ali, Software Developer and Researcher at Institut für Data Science FHNW, Alumnus Powercoders

Seeing his father never give up made him the person he is today.

In India, many girls go for engineering studies.

Shehani, SAP developer at UBS, Alumna Powercoders

She started her full-time job as an SAP developer at UBS in April, directly after her internship ended.

The Integration Rate Of Our Participants

93%

get an internship

60%

get a job

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