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National Coding Week: Grants for Tech Ed

  • - Laura Davis
  • 2 min read

In recognition of National Coding Week (beginning September 19, 2022), is partnering with LiveRamp Engineering to provide in-kind grants to nonprofits that have focused on uplifting underrepresented communities through technical education and industry access.

The grant recipients were chosen for their dedication to lifting up underrepresented communities through technical education.

Ada Developers Academy Ada Developers Academy is a non-profit, cost-free coding school for women and gender expansive adults. They primarily serve Black, Latine, Indigenous Americans, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, LGBTQIA+, and low-income people.

Marcy Lab School has a mission to provide an exceptional post-secondary education experience that propels underestimated young adults into financially-rewarding and purpose-driven careers in the tech sector.

Techqueria is a nonprofit that serves the largest global community of Latinx professionals in tech.  They make it their goal to serve all tech professionals throughout their career growth by offering community to all members, from marketing professionals to engineers. We are particularly interested in elevating the voices of these professionals to leadership roles within the tech space. 

Vets in Tech is passionate about the quality of education of our transitioning military, veterans and spouses of either. They are focused on those vets that already have shown an interest and aptitude for working in the tech industry.

LiveRamp Engineering thanks Sharawn Tipton, Chief People Officer, and Chess Avant-Garde, Head of Global Responsibility, for their support and for their sponsorship of this fantastic project.

LiveRamp is a data enablement platform designed by engineers, powered by big data, centered on privacy innovation, and integrated everywhere.  LiveRamp Engineering spans 11 countries with a total of 379 engineers.  LiveRamp was proud to be named in Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Technology™ 2021.  

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