We believe that coding skills are a stepping stone to a new beginning and that talented people will benefit the technology sector as much as it can benefit them.
of our participants get an internship
of participants find a job (ongoing estimation)
Are you a refugee eager to find your way into the IT industry?
Are you an IT company looking for talented people no matter where they come from?
Do you want to support a refugee with becoming successfully integrated in the local IT labor market?
Are you an IT professional who likes to share their knowledge with newcomers?
Our next batch starts end of March with a new group of talented participants. We are celebrating our kick off on March 20, join us and meet our new participants and the community
20 March 2020, 5.30 PM, Zürich
Powercoders just opened its first Powerhouse! Located in the heart of Lausanne, the Powerhouse aims to be an inspiring place for IT passionates where meetups, conferences, hackathons, trainings, and coworking will take place. It will be a center where talented refugees & migrants, IT professionals and social entrepreneurs get together.
From Afghanistan, 29 years old, now DevOps system engineer at Swisscom.
“Do you like the mountains? Do you like to climb?” – “I do now.”
From Pakistan, 27 years old, Junior Developer at Squirro in Zurich.
From Sri Lanka, 38 years old, now Software Engineer at Migros Aare.