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Restart Network: educating refugees to become web developers

Technology invades our daily life more and more. So why not educate all of us and make everyone a potential web developer? Restart Network agrees: it is an organization which offers computer science bootcamps to refugees, minorities and low-income backgrounds. The bootcamps takes only 3 or 6 months and best of all, is tuition free.

But, to make this possible, engineers are essential: they are needed to share their knowledge about computer ‘magic’ with the students. Take Jesse, a Computer Science masterstudent here at the TU Delft. He decided to help. He gave a workshop about how the students could use the cloud to make a web application available for a large group of people in a cheap and fast way.

It’s a win-win: the students are in need of this kind of education ánd the engineers can experience the amazing feeling of sharing knowledge and inspiring others.

If you want to know more or get involved like Jesse, visit the website:

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