IMPACTING LIVES BY TEACHING DIGITAL SKILLS2024-04-22T11:37:21+02:00

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 people from refugee and migrant backgrounds 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 people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

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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.

6 Years ago we arrived in Switzerland with our luggage on an SBB train. And now I work for them.

Sodaba Bashiri, IT - Apprentice at SBB, Alumna Powercoders

Sodaba has been fascinated by IT for as long as she can remember. As a child she had proudly owned a desktop when no one had one around her.

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.

The Integration Rate Of Our Participants

93%

get an internship

60%

get a job

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