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Front-End Foxes

Fall Cohort Open for Registration: Front-End Foxes School

Jen Looper
Jen Looper is a Google Developer Expert and a Cloud Advocate Lead at Microsoft with over 20 years' experience as a web and mobile developer, specializing in creating cross-platform web & mobile apps.
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Front-End Foxes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt charity registered in Massachusetts, USA. We are people who identify as women and who want to learn front-end technologies to make websites and mobile apps. After a successful Spring cohort with 80 students worldwide, we are happy to open a new two-class cohort lasting 5 weeks, starting September 6th.

Visit Front-End Foxes School

Founded by Jen Looper in February 2018, Front-End Foxes mission is to create and host educational events to teach front-end technologies to women in a cool and fun way. Our activities include free self-driven code labs completed in a workshop format in groups with mentoring by volunteers, either online or in-person. The goal of the program is to familiarize women with front-end technologies in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Daniela's Testimonial

In 2021 we launched a new online boot camp to teach development skills to women in a new and unique way. We are one of the very few non-corporate, free-of-charge community-supported bootcamps for women in the world.

What is Front-End Foxes School?

We propose to host, throughout the year, four cohorts of 5 weeks each. Each cohort will be designed for 40 students, with one paid, trained instructor teaching online twice a week, aided by volunteer mentor coaches.

We will teach the basics of web development starting with JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Paid instructors will be responsible for teaching the curriculum while volunteers will be sourced from our community of experienced developers.

We are currently seeking mentors for our September cohort! Please apply here

Each cohort of 20 students will be taught by our experienced instructors, Jo Franchetti (London time zone) and Ifeoma Nwosu (Lagos time zone)

Our Goals

🦊 We teach cohorts of women front-end web development skills, skills often not taught in college.

🦊 Provide opportunities for companies to help improve the pipeline of well-trained new developers for the front-end ecosystem.

🦊 Offer networking opportunities on our Slack channels

Front-End Foxes School is a part-time program, taught twice a week in the evenings - perfect for working women, students and moms. We will ALWAYS be free of charge for students with no strings attached.

Karla's testimonial

Join us!

Apply to be a mentor or student! Fill out this form

Sponsor! We need sponsors for our efforts! If you'd like to be a part of this new and innovative effort, please reach out to Jen Looper - jen@frontendfoxes.org for a complete prospectus.

Coach! We are looking for volunteer mentors to help coach students. Come bring your skills as a developer and help the next generation of women developers enter the work force.

Learn! If you are interested in learning more about the cohorts, please apply using the link above!

Thank you to the community for your continued support of Front-End Foxes, Inc.!

Find us online at Front-End Foxes School

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Sloan

Hi there, this post might fit better as a DEV Listing. It’s a dedicated area of the platform where community members and organizations are encouraged to publish information related to events, products, services, job listings, and everything in between.

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Jen Looper Author

I'll check it out, thanks

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The Nerdy Dev

Nice initiative.