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YW Tech Lab – Info Sessions for Spring 2024

When:
December 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
2023-12-11T17:00:00-06:00
2023-12-11T18:30:00-06:00
Where:
YWCA Evanston/North Shore
Virtual
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Juan Fuentes
8478648445

You’re invited to learn more about YW Tech Lab, YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s FREE 4-month Web Development Program!

YW Tech Lab is YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s FREE 4-month web development program which aims to challenge and transform the narrative surrounding underrepresented individuals in the tech industry. This program will provide intensive technical training for the foundation for web development with the goal of creating a more inclusive and vibrant tech community where diversity is celebrated.  

 Spring 2024 cohort will run from January 16th, 2024-May 10th, 2024.

Learn more about the program at our upcoming virtual info sessions: 

Dec 5, 7, 11, 13

YWCA couples this programming with transportation assistance, financial coaching, access to affordable childcare, and job coaching and placement to ensure each participant’s success. 

Upon completion of the online course, students will have opportunities to pursue full-time permanent employment, a paid internship, or freelance careers in technology through partnerships established by YWCA Evanston/North Shore. Students could also continue their education by participating in our Portfolio Workgroup or pursuing a Computer Information Systems Certificate, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. 

Technical Skills learned include: 

Design 

HTML 

CSS 

JavaScript 

Students are expected to complete work outside of class time and to be actively engaged in the learning process. 

Weekly Class Schedule: Tuesday thru Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Learn more about the program here 

The program is part of a national partnership with Google.org, YWCA USA and YWCA Madison. YWCA Evanston/North Shore is partnering locally with Oakton College.”