Cloudera’s November Volunteer Highlight is Glaucia Esppenchutz, employees information engineer, primarily based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Glaucia volunteers with Free Code Camp, a company based in 2014 that helps aspiring technicians be taught to code at no cost.
By means of the creation and publication of movies, articles, and interactive coding classes—all freely out there to the general public—Free Code Camp is ready to attain and prepare hundreds of thousands of individuals yearly. Furthermore, since they’re not a bootcamp and provide their sources fully at no cost, their supplies are simply built-in into and utilized by bootcamps globally, additional increasing their attain. Nevertheless, this implies they rely fully on the contributions of volunteers, reminiscent of Glaucia, to advise on curriculum growth and to mentor learners.
Glaucia answered learner questions on the open discussion board, mentored students, and translated articles into Portuguese, guaranteeing aspiring technicians in her neighborhood had entry to the total vary of sources Free Code Camp gives.
“It was significant to me to have the ability to give information freely to individuals all through the world and in my neighborhood, serving to individuals achieve expertise wanted to get a job and enhance their life.”
Cloudera not too long ago introduced a brand new give attention to tech jobs of the long run. As a part of our dedication, volunteering alternatives just like the one Glaucia participated in might be made out there to Clouderans throughout the globe. When requested if she inspired her colleagues to take part in such occasions, she responded unequivocally, “Sure, having information of one thing isn’t value it for those who don’t share it with others.”
Glaucia first began volunteering with Free Code Camp when she heard about it from friends within the coding and expertise neighborhood however now that she is concerned, she is hooked. “When you see how even a small quantity of labor can influence somebody’s life, it’s exhausting to cease volunteering. It’s important to maintain spreading data and together with extra individuals within the tech world.”
At Cloudera, we’re dedicated to supporting Clouderans and the causes they care most about. The fervour of Clouderans like Glaucia reinforces our dedication to reskilling for the tech jobs of the long run and emphasizes the significance of making alternatives for our international workforce to mentor individuals considering becoming a member of high-growth tech professions that will in any other case be inaccessible.
Be taught extra about Cloudera’s Reskilling for the Tech Jobs of Tomorrow initiative and comply with alongside on our weblog for updates on the pilot 12 months of our program.