Am I Too Old To Join A Bootcamp?

Michele S. Cantos
Michele S. Cantos
Am I Too Old To Join A Bootcamp?

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As the Director of the Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy, one of the most common questions Michele Cantos receives is "am I too old to join a coding bootcamp?" - the answer is no! For women over 30, the idea of successfully completing a bootcamp and starting a completely new career as...

As the Director of the Grace Hopper Program at Fullstack Academy, one of the most common questions Michele Cantos receives is "am I too old to join a coding bootcamp?" - the answer is no! For women over 30, the idea of successfully completing a bootcamp and starting a completely new career as a software engineer can be terrifying. Not to mention the agism and lack of diversity in engineering many face when job searching. Michele is joining us to combat some of these stigmas, and share real testimonials of bootcamp grads who've been there and the strategies you can use to be successful mid-career! Join us and ask your question live!


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The Grace Hopper Program's award-winning curriculum teaches fullstack javascript in 17 weeks in New York City or Chicago, and in a supportive women-only environment.

Meet The Speaker

Michele S. Cantos
Michele S. Cantos

Michele is the director of the Grace Hopper Program, a NY-based women+ coding bootcamp with no upfront tuition costs teaching fullstack javascript in 17 weeks. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Michele is of Ecuadorian descent and speaks Spanish and Portuguese. In her spare time, Michele writes about leadership and professional development for NextGen Collective (by Hispanic Executive).