“MotherCoders was founded by Tina Lee who, as a mom herself, understands the challenges moms face when wanting to gain new technical skills. Offering on-site childcare is an innovative way of helping moms gain access to the technical skills necessary to thrive.”

— "8 RESOURCES FOR WOMEN LEARNING TO CODE"

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“Despite a growing number of coding bootcamps sprouting up, none are aimed at moms.”

— "MOTHERCODERS IS A NEW KIND OF MOM'S GROUP: MAKE FRIENDS WHILE HACKING"

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“So if you’ve ever wondered whether you had the chops to succeed in this high-growth sector of the economy, here are five signs that you should dive in and learn the coding skills necessary to participate.”

— "5 SIGNS YOU WERE MEANT FOR A TECH CAREER"

Alexandra LeeComment
“After having her first child, Tina had a difficult time being able to increase her coding skills while looking after her young one. An epiphany – she probably wasn’t the only mom who needed childcare assistance to find the time/space to learn.”

— MELISSA ANZMAN, LAUNCH YOURSELF PODCAST FEATURING MOTHERCODERS FOUNDER/CEO TINA LEE

Alexandra LeeComment
“The MotherCoders course provides a stress-free environment with on-site childcare for moms who want to learn basic programming, expand their understanding of the technology landscape, and network with peers and industry professionals.”

— "MOTHERCODERS: ADDING MOMS TO THE CODING MOVEMENT"

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Anita Borg
“In today’s tech-driven economy where cutthroat bidding wars for technical talent are par for the course, wouldn’t it be wonderful to tap into an existing, underutilized pool of talent that’s already educated, experienced and hungry for a chance to skill up?”

— "GROWING YOUR TECH PIPELINE: BUILD A PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR MOMS"

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7x7
“MotherCoders is working to create a more inclusive economy by on-ramping moms to careers in technology.”

— 7X7 MAGAZINE | HOT 20 COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARDS

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Code Newbie
“We talk about the challenges of being a mom learning to code, how organizers can make their tech events more mom-friendly, and how to make coding more accessible to all mothers.”

— CODE NEWBIE PODCAST

Alexandra LeeComment
“It’s clear that the tech industry can’t afford to miss out on mothers as valuable contributors.”

— "THE MOTHERS OF TECH: HOW ONE ORGANIZATION SUPPORTS MOMS TO STAY AND SUCCEED"

Alexandra LeeComment
“At MotherCoders, we spend a lot of time talking about the “so what?” part of tech, which challenges our moms to think critically about the role tech (and tools in general) have in our lives.”

— "5 QUESTIONS WITH TINA LEE, FOUNDER OF MOTHERCODERS"

Alexandra LeeComment
“We are thrilled to have such a promising group of ventures in our next class, and we are particularly inspired to support and invest in solutions that are accelerating women and girls.”

— AYESHA KHANNA, FOUNDER OF THE POINTS OF LIGHT CIVIC ACCELERATOR

Alexandra LeeComment
“Working as a woman in IT doesn’t have to be isolating. We’ve compiled the best organizations for women to connect with their peers, learn about career advancement, and receive the support to persevere.”

— 11 TOP RESOURCES FOR WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY

Alexandra LeeComment
“Women are making 85% of the purchasing decisions in both businesses and households. We are the economic engines and a huge set of our interests are unaddressed...”

— 2015 GLOBAL MOBILE INTERNET CONFERENCE

Alexandra LeeComment
“If we don’t help moms, or women in general, gain a foothold in this new economy that’s knowledge and innovation-based, we’re just going to recreate all the structures we have now.”

— "HOW MOTHERCODERS IS HELPING MOMS BUILD CAREERS IN TECH"

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“We’re in a moment in history in which the technical revolution is on par with the Industrial Revolution and what it did to society. We’re building the blueprint for the next phase of human history.”

— THE GIRL CODE

Alexandra LeeComment
“...having the ability to code will likely increase economic opportunity for you, which essentially translates into greater economic security for your family.”

— "WHY WORKING MOMS SHOULD GET ON THE CODING BANDWAGON"

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“Establishing a support network improves the environment...”

— PAVING THE WAY FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECH

Alexandra LeeComment
“I wish I had spent more time talking to working moms to learn about what to expect and how to overcome challenges related to work/life conflict.”

— MOTHERCODERS FOUNDER/CEO, TINA LEE

Alexandra LeeComment
“The 9-week program offers the promise of digital literacy, industry knowledge, a peer and professional support system, and – perhaps the two most important words in any working mom’s vocabulary – on-site childcare.”

— GENTRY MAGAZINE

Alexandra LeeComment
“The list makers we have chosen are practiced at making work that has an undeniable, tangible impact on both the art and the civic sectors. ”

— ON MOTHERCODERS FOUNDER/CEO TINA LEE BEING NAMED TO THE YERBA BUENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2016 YBCA 100 LIST

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