A new coding program geared towards Orthodox Jewish women in the New York area is already attracting the community to jobs in software development and technology. A partnership with Code Kevudah and Met Council teaches skills to become tech experts and help to support their families. The technology training is given over in a culturally-sensitive and inclusive way. Starting with a pilot program over the summer, the opportunity is expanding to be a year-round offering, while honoring the Jewish holidays that students wouldn’t be available. Filtered internet is also offered as a part of the Borough Park-based “upskill” training, as well as sensitive resources for finding employment or continuing their learning for even more advanced skills. Read more here.
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