May 19, 2021
On this episode of Banking on KC, Jeff Mazur, executive director of LaunchCode, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the organization’s efforts to make quality tech education free and accessible.
Tune in to discover:
Why Square founder Jim McKelvey founded LaunchCode in 2013.
How the program helps to solve the shortage of coders while also creating opportunity for workers from nontraditional backgrounds.
The growing number of sectors—beyond “traditional” tech industries—that are driving demand for coders.
The opportunities for LaunchCode graduates.
Why today’s marketplace requires a mindset shift in corporate hiring models, especially of technology professionals.
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