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SheCodes

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SheCodes

Avg Rating:4.89 ( 59 reviews )

SheCodes offers part-time coding bootcamps and workshops for women in Lisbon, Portugal and online. SheCodes+ is a 10-week, part-time, full stack web development bootcamp covering HTML, CSS, JavaScript (ES6), React, Git, and GitHub, taught in-person and online. SheCodes also offers short 4-week and weekend beginner courses online and in Lisbon. SheCodes’ mission is to bridge the gender gap in tech programming. The women-only course is donation based and only asks that students donate enough to cover logistics costs.

SheCodes is open to beginners and aims to provide those who want to enter the tech industry with a basic overview of the skills needed to succeed. Women interested in joining SheCodes+ (advanced course) must first complete a short online application meant to assess their motivations. After being approved, applicants will begin the program.

During the course, SheCodes instructors help students build projects using in-demand technologies which they can show to future prospective employers. Instructor Matt Delac is a Full-Stack Engineer specializing in JavaScript and Ruby and has worked with international tech companies such as Envato, Google, and AirBnb. Every student will have a 45-minute mentorship session with Matt to help guide their learning and long-term career.

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    • SheCodes Plus

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      HTML, JavaScript, CSS, React.js
      In PersonPart Time6 Hours/week6 Weeks
      Start Date None scheduled
      Cost990
      Class size10
      LocationLisbon
      Students will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (ES6). Students will work with Git and GitHub to learn how to manage their code. They’ll also be taught, React, one of the industry’s most used frameworks.
      Financing
      DepositN/A
      Getting in
      Minimum Skill LevelN/A
      Placement TestYes
      InterviewYes

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    • Alessandra Rauh de Azevedo  User Photo
      Alessandra Rauh de Azevedo • Engineer making transition into Tech • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I attented the SheCodes Weekend Workshop for 3 reasons:

      • I wanted to validate whether I enjoyed coding before making a greater commitment in a more time-consuming course;
      • I wanted a welcoming environment;
      • I wanted a presential course where I could also profit from some networking and alumni experiences since I am new in Lisbon.

      And I had it all during this awesome weekend!! 

      Matt is a GREAT TEACHER, focused and funny at the same time and the learning pace was great, not too slow nor too fast. The ladies group was amazing, diverse backgrounds, ages, nationalities... I felt welcome from the beginning and the fact that we were only women was very important for this 1st contact with coding. Everyone felt confident to make questions, to say "I´m not getting it" without any fear of judgement.

      The helpers from organization are former SheCodes participants and it was great learning from their experience and how it was to get their first jobs in Tech.

      Unexpected & really appreciated: an overview of most common tech jobs, their main activities and some good tips about the next steps for those who want to dive further into the tech world.

    • Filipa Matos  User Photo
      Filipa Matos • Head of People Ops • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      It all started with my restless curiosity ... curiosity about the coding world. After all, what do developers do on those black screens full of color coding? How can they create so many powerful things from a black screen? And so I went looking for a coding initiation workshop. I found SheCodes and its initiation workshop in one weekend. Some of my developer friends validated that SheCodes had amazing workshops and they couldn't be more right! Matt is an engaging speaker who introduces us to the programming world and encourages us to make the most of every minute of that weekend. The pace is mind-blowing but inspirational. The result of those 16 hours is that you can do a number of things that 48 hours ago you didn't even think possible. I loved it and will continue to SheCodes Plus, no doubt about it!

    • Diana Odiaka  User Photo
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      Being a part of the SheCodes weekend workshop was a way to test myself on whether or not i was passionate enough about programming to actually learn to code. I'm very glad i took that bold step because it has cemented my decision to take on the challenge to learn programming languages and given me a new purpose, which is to build a career in tech. It's validated for me that I can do it, and have fun doing it too! I am genuinely excited about learning even more and for the first time in a long time, i'm looking forward to classes. I got to meet a lot of amazing new people and made new friends. I believe it is a great workshop for introduction  to coding as it fills you up with so much confidence and you leave the workshop with new skills.

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      Sofia Ferreira • Lawyer • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I've just done the She Codes on the weekend and loved it. I only went because I'm curious about learning new stuff since I'm happy with my profession (lawyer), but I reallised that I could tottaly work in coding permanently. Matt creates an fun and confortable enviroment to learn. My opinion is that coding it's like learning a new language to express what you want but much much easier than that. Of course it will take work and dedication, but once you learn this new language, I think it woul be just like writing in you mother language.

    • Rebeca Martín Rincón  User Photo
      Rebeca Martín Rincón • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I found information about the 4-week-workshop that SheCodes offers just by chance while surfing the net.

      I decided to give it a try since lately I have become more interested at coding and the price seemed to be affordable (I currently live in  The Netherlands and courses and workshops can be really expensive here). I love learning new things and this workshop has been a nice challenge for me, even though I already knew a few little things about coding (mostly HTML).

      Through the workshop, you will get a taste of HTML, CSS and a bit of JavaScript, and you will be using VS Code editor. You will have challenges, homework and a final project to prepare.

      In case you have any doubt or you need help, you will be able to address the tutor and other collegues through the Slack channel.

      This workshop also allowed me to explore my creativity and think about personal future projects. And definitely, it is an opportunity if you consider to change career and want to try if coding will be an option for you. SheCodes allows you to take part in affordable fun workshops.

    • So So
      - 10/18/2019
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      Diana Amiri • Engineer • Graduate Verified via LinkedIn
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      I attended to SheCodes Live Workshop, so I can only talk about that.

      The course itself is instructed nicely, however I believe the curriculum was not very well suited to the amount of money that you pay (at my time it was 99 euros). you are going to have Courses and homeworks for 2 weeks, and the whole third week is dedicated to your final project, which I believe it could be better if they would have some material for the 3rd week too (Matt is going to have live webinar for 4 times in total, once per week).

      If you are brand new in coding then yes that is a good way to start. Also the slack-chat environment has a really nice, helpful and friendly atmosphere. BUT for someone who has a tiny little bit of coding experience I wont recommend this course, there are other courses online on edX and Coursera with more challenging homeworks and syllabus. Even online free youtube videos are available that can teach you as same level as this course or even better (for example search for mmtuts on youtube).

      Shecodes is at the starting point of its journey though, so most probably they are going to improve themselves and their materials through the time.

    • Tonia Maffeo  User Photo
      Tonia Maffeo • Marketing Manager • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I started this course to get a bit more into the magic of coding and see if it could be something that matches with me and my mindset and I really loved it. 
      The course is very well structured and Matt is really good explaining all the classes. The fact that you can always ask for help on the Slack channel gives you also the strength to follow this path knowing that actually you are not alone and that there is a class that can support you besides Matt. 
      I've learned things that I never thought I could really enjoy, HTML, CSS and a bit of Javascript, while learning I was saying to myself "Oh my God, this is really great". I suggest to anybody to try it!

    • Verena Cascaes Bandeira Vianna  User Photo
      Verena Cascaes Bandeira Vianna • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      The SheCodes Workshop was a wonderful experience. I have found it through an Instagram ad after searching for bootcamps for not experienced coders. They caught my attention beacause of the ladies exclusiveness and I found great to start learning to code with other women. The "Ok, let's see what happens" was transformed to "Oh, mu God, I can code myself!". The content is great and we have learned tons of things for two days. HTML, CSS and Javascript. Every topic has exercises and practice. 

      Besides the knowlege, the team is great. From Matt, the tutor, to the girls at the support team, coffee, cookies, wine... They did everything to make us feel welcome and confortable.

      There's an online support, homework, chats, everything helps to keep us going on with our codind skills.

      I really recommend SheCodes!

    • A great experience
      - 9/30/2019
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      This is a great expericence to learn code, I learned so much in two days, SheCodes is the best way to start Learn HTML, CSS Codes and JavaScript. The whole team is wonderful, I had a great experience. I highly recommend it.

    • Margarida Costa  User Photo
      Margarida Costa • Project Manager • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      for me SC was a great coding experience 

      First to get to know the logic of code and the principles 

      Then, due to its amazing environment. A judgment free environmental where we have space to ask questions and learn with the team effort. 

       

       

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      Bettina Muzzio • Designer • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      This 2-day workshop was great for having that first contact with coding. Matt was an awesome instructor and everything was better than I expected. 

    • Leonor Pereira  User Photo
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      Loved the whole experience of the course. The price is very affordable and allows you to have a better idea of the work that is developed in this area in order to understand if there is in fact student interest in the subject. Matt is an excellent teacher who exposes knowledge easily and effectively to make it easy for everyone to understand. From SheCodes I discovered a new passion in my life, programming!

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      I did the onlive version of Shecodes Plus, which gave me a lot of flexibility. It's a very efficient introduction to all the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, all you need to start dig deeper. The instructor is nice and helpfull and it's a pleasure to get integrated in a community of amazing girls. If you're not 100% sure if coding is for you, this is the best way to find out!

    • Farah Fahmawi   User Photo
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      I really enjoyed each class we had at Shecodes! Mat is a great teacher I easily learned how to code, I joined this workshop thinking I would learn the basics of coding, but I've learned much more than I thought it would be possible in just 2 days.Intense, but very well managed by a great humour and time discipline. It exceeded my expectations! I highly recommended, I felt inlove with coding on the same time I had zero knowledge! 

    • Great course
      - 7/29/2019
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      Susana Simões • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I participated in SheCodes 22.0 in Lisbon and I just loved it. It was a great weekend of learning and knowing new people. All the team was great and it is astonishing how Matt was able to teach us so much in such a short period of time. And in a funny way!
    • Débora Babo  User Photo
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      It was such a great opportunity to learn a little bit about programming! It was a great introduction to this "mysterious world"! Matt is a great teacher!!

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      I did the She Codes 12 hours workshop in Porto in July 2019. 

      She Codes is a great course to get in touch for the first time with Front-End Web Development learning HTML, CSS and Javascript. 

      Definetly worth it for who wants to get to know coding!

    • Great experience
      - 6/24/2019
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      The fast-paced introdutory workshop to web development (HTML/CSS/JS) was well worth the time and effort. It was a wake up call for many of the students: coding isn't easy and require a certain state of mind. But it can be fun and, with the guidance of Matt and team, by the end of merely a weekend most if not all of us managed to make a simple yet interactive website all by ourselves. Addicionaly, we were explained the current and future need of employers and how to better make it count. All on top of a relaxed and welcoming enviroment. For me, it confirmed my will to pursue this path with like-minded peers.

    • Great introduction
      - 6/24/2019
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      SheCodes was a great way to learn the basics of coding as well as more information about the industry. Matt is a great teacher and makes the coding world feel so much more accessible. I plan to take what I have gained from this workshop and further develop my skills to hopefully create new opportunities in the future.
       

    • Vanessa Espirito Santo  User Photo
      Vanessa Espirito Santo • Office Assistant • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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      The SheCodes Workshop consists of a weekend-long dive into the basics of code. The program is designed for ladies who don't have any experience with programming and will offer insights on HTML, CSS and JavaScript, teaching how the 3 of them work together. The ladies will also get notions of the possible career paths in tech that they can pursue, which I also found valuable.

      Matt was always nice and patient with all the questions throughout the weekend. All the staff were great and did their best to provide a valuable experience to the participants.

      I recommend this workshop to anyone who desires to learn more about tech and/or to refresh concepts.

    • Amazing experience
      - 6/16/2019
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      She codes is a great experience. I learned a lot about coding. Our teacher Matt was very pacient and had wonderful playlists. I had a good time and I'm motivated to keep learning about coding.

    • Susana Ramos  User Photo
      Susana Ramos • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      SheCodes is a great opportunity to learn the basics about programming with HTML, CSS and JavaScript and get to know the Front-End and Product Development processes. The hands on approach and Matt’s insights really helped me to understand more about this world and keep on learning. I definitely recommend!

    • SheCodes Workshop
      - 6/14/2019
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      SheCodes Workshop was amazing!! I think it's the perfect introduction WS to start learning code and frontend things! Thanks one more time!

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      Sofia • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      SheCodes workshop is an amazing way to get introduced to HTML, CSS and JavaScript. During a two day course, you learn the basics of programming and the languages already mentioned. One could think that in two day you could not possibly understand all of this information, but given its friendly "classroom" environment, the teaching method (say - show - practice) and the continuous application of your knowledge (either through the classroom exercises, homework or the final project) it is certain that you will remember and fully understand the content. Plus, everybody is amazingly friendly - Matt, the volunteers who are always available and the students. I would 100% recommend it!