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Welcome to PopSchools

Refresh, Reset, Restore Your Tech Career

It's been a journey, but today I'm pleased to announce PopSchools. I welcome you to join our community created to be a one-stop-shop for your needs as rising tech talent. We provide the space and structure for social support from peers and mentors, financial sponsorship, and access to paid work in your tech field.

It's worth mentioning that today's iteration of PopSchools is a major pivot from the PopSchools that I incorporated back in 2018. Today we are building the foundation for an inclusive and comprehensive platform and community.

My goal as founder is to fill all of the gaps and break down barriers to enter and retain a tech career. I've bumped against these barriers myself and navigated the pitfalls. I believe all of us in this community deserve better and I'm ready to be a part of a solution.

I've identified three areas of focus to make tech hiring, career retention, and career switching more human-centered and respectful towards the talent that drives it.

1. Community Support - https://PopSchools.co

PopSchools landing page

2. Financial Sponsorship - https://PopCare.co

PopCare landing page

3. Access to Paying Work (including tech apprenticeships) - https://PopHire.co

PopHire landing page

Our goal is to create a diverse, inclusive, international community. We welcome and will serve members at all career-levels from early-career to technical founders.

I hope to see you on the inside.

https://popschools.co

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Henry Souder-Arguedas

Congratulations on the launch and good luck! I would like to learn more it because I'm trying to self-study.

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Nikema

Thanks Henry, self-study is welcomed and encouraged. There is more than one way to enter a tech career and that path is completely valid. Hope to see you on the inside. Reach out any time.

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Henry Souder-Arguedas

Thank you, Nikema.

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Christina Gorton

Congrats on the launch Nikema! Looking forward to continuing to see its growth.

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Nikema

Thanks Christina. Iā€™m excited šŸ˜Š