[Women 2.0] The Rising Femme Elite of Tech: How My Classmates and I Became Software Developers in 10 Weeks

My article was published on the Women 2.0 blog, here.

Learn about the 6 uncommon things the women at Dev Bootcamp learned in the process of going from no formal programming experience to finding jobs as software developers at top companies in 10 weeks.

It has been almost three months since the end of my software development training at Dev Bootcamp, where my fellow students and I spent 15+ hours daily over a 10-week period to learn to build fully functioning prototypes of web applications like Twitter, Basecamp, Airbnb and Yelp.

All 10 female students have already landed their first jobs as software developers, with salaries to the tune of $75k-95k per year.

It’s impressive, given that students began with no prior formal experience in software development, save for a few exceptions. The...

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