Ressourcen

by Daniela Wolf

This is a selection of educational programs and scholarships in Computer Science, female tech blogs, tech & role model podcasts, informative tech movies, series, books, etc.

Each of it below is 100% real, and carefully hand-selected. With no further ado, here is my extensive guide for what to pay attention.

  • DCI Digital Career Institute, learning platform to launch a career in web development, online marketing or cloud computing
  • Ditact (AT), ein Informatik- und IT-zentrierte Kursprogramm von Frauen für Frauen in Österreich
  • digitaldefynd, handpicked e-learning recommendations for data science, development, personal growth, etc.
  • ETC & FH Campus Wien (AT), Ausbildung zum/zur Modern Cloud AdministratorIn sowie im Bereich Software Testing & Release Management
  • FiT – Frauen in Technik und Handwerk (AT), fördert den Einstieg von Frauen in Berufe mit einem Frauenanteil von unter 40%
  • Microsoft Skills Campus, Ausbildung zu IT-ExpertInnen
  • moinworld (DE), a tech community and non-profit organisation aiming to make tech more female by supporting students and adults in learning to code, networking and meeting other experts
  • Open SAP, eine Plattform für alle, die sich in Sachen SAP weiterbilden wollen
  • OSTraining, Plattform, die auf die Entwicklung und Pflege von Websites ausgerichtet ist und im Wochentakt neue Video-Kurse rund um WordPress, Drupal oder Joomla bereitstellt
  • P-Tech, a global education model that offers students all over the world the opportunity to develop skills and competencies that will translate directly to competitive careers
  • Shaw Academy, online certified courses for different topics such as coding & technology, e.g. basics of front-end web development, using coding techniques, innovative technologies of the 21st century and their implications in industry, etc.
  • SkillsBuild, a free digital IBM platform that gives every adult the opportunity to develop technology and professional skills regardless of your background, education, or life experiences
  • Skill Crush, HTML classes plus a 10-day email course
  • SkillHer, Microsoft Skill Development-Initiative für technikaffine Frauen und genderqueere Menschen
  • Social Hackers Academy
  • SuperCode
  • We Code IT Academy (DE), unterstützt Geflüchtete und junge Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund beim Berufseinstieg in der IT
  • We Hack Purple Academy & Community, an Academy and Community for IT Professionals to learn how to secure software

online courses / moocs

  • Coursera, an online learning Platform with a diverse range of classes, including computer science
  • Edx, delivers courses from nationally known universities, including computer science courses
  • FutureLearn, online learning platform for different topics such as IT and coding courses
  • generalassemb.ly, expert-led training in coding, data, design, digital marketing, and more
  • Hacker School PLUS (DE), fördert den Jobeinstieg von Geflüchteten über die gemeinsame Durchführung von Hacker School Kursen durch lokale IT-Spezialisten (Inspirer) und Geflüchtete mit IT-Erfahrung
  • iMooX, zentraler Online-LearningHub Österreichs
  • Lynda
  • Mooin (Massive Open Online International Network), eine Lernplattform auf der nicht nur reguläre Bachelor- und Masterstudiengänge aus dem IT-Bereich als Fernstudium angeboten werden, sonderen auch MOOCs
  • MIT Open Courseware, courses on electrical engineering and computer science, as well as science, technology, and society
  • MOOC.House, frei zugängliche Online-Kurse für Einsteiger und Experten zu ausgewählten IT-Themen
  • openHPI, frei zugängliche Online-Kurse für Einsteiger und Experten zu ausgewählten IT-Themen
  • Pluralsight
  • Udacity, auf der Plattform bieten hochranginge MitarbeiterInnen von Google, Facebook & Co. englischsprachige Online-Kurse zu den Themen VR, Maschinenlernen, Android-Entwicklung, Cloud-Infrastruktur, Webdesign und Data Science an | offers multiple online coding bootcamps with their 30 nanodegree programs in front-end development, back-end development, Java development, android development, iOS development, cloud development, DevOps, and many more technologies
  • Udemy, a marketplace where experts teach their subject, including computer science and programming

coding / software development

  • 4Geeks Academy, offers full-stack coding bootcamps at its campuses in Miami, USA; Caracas, Venezuela; Madrid, Spain; and Santiago, Chile
  • Academia de Código, 14 weeks full-time bootcamp to prepare people with no previous coding experience to begin a career as a junior full-stack developer
  • Actualize (US), coding bootcamp that offers two award-winning programs designed to mentor people and teach them the coding skills necessary to transition to a web programming career
  • Alchemy Code Lab (US), full-time coding bootcamp aims to prepare graduates to enter the industry in a mid-level developer role
  • Altcademy, offers flexible and self-paced full-time online bootcamps in full-stack web development, front-end web development, and back-end web development
  • App Academy (US), offers coding bootcamps in San Francisco, California, and Dallas, Texas, and online courses
  • Careerfoundry, Online-Schule, die sich an EntwicklerInnen und DesignerInnen richtet und in von MentorInnen begleiteten Schulungen Kenntnisse zu den Themen Prototyping, HTML, Bootstrap, jQuery oder Ruby on Rails vermittelt
  • Codeacademy, bietet Einsteigerkurse zum Lernen von HTML, JavaScript und CSS an
  • Coding Bootcamp Praha, 12-week full-stack web development coding bootcamp in Prague
  • CodingClub
  • CodeDoor
  • Code Fellows, offers a complete software development curriculum at five levels: Beginner, Foundations, Intermediate, Advanced, and Continuing Education
  • Coder Foundry (US), offers 12-week coding bootcamp around full-stack and mobile software development
  • CodingNomads, offers a number of coding and web development bootcamps, including programs focused on Java, Django, and Python, and their corresponding tools and applications
  • CodeOp, international coding school for women
  • Coding School Wörthersee (AT), 5-monatige Zertifikatslehrgänge in Mobile App Development Android & iOS für Menschen zwischen 18 und 30 Jahren mit abgeschlossener technischer Matura
  • Codeworks, offers two full-time, immersive coding bootcamps
  • CodeYourFuture
  • Czechitas (CH), bietet Tschechinnen im IT-Bereich weiter
  • Developers.Institute, offers 12-week full-stack Python coding bootcamps in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • DigitalCrafts, offers immersive, full-time and flexible part-time web development bootcamps in Atlanta, Houston, Tampa, and Seattle, or remotely from anywhere in the world
  • Epicodus, a 20-week full-time bootcamp in full-stack web development and part-time courses in introductory programming and JS + React
  • Everyone Codes (AT), 9-months full-time coding course for adults in Austria  
  • Fullstack Academy (US), offers a full-stack web development program
  • galvanize (US), a coding and data science training school
  • Grace Hopper Program, a 17-week, immersive software engineering bootcamp that distinguishes itself by being the first JavaScript-focused coding bootcamp launched exclusively for women-only that offered deferred tuition
  • Hack Reactor (US), offers a 12-week immersive bootcamp that features traditional coding courses and complete software engineering education
  • Hack your Future, free 7-month web development program for talented refugees and other disadvantaged groups with limited access to education and the labor market
  • Ironhack, offers a variety of technical bootcamps, including its Web Development course — a full-stack development class available in either a full-time or part-time format
  • Juno College of Technology, offers classes and free workshops in Web Development, JavaScript, UX Design, Data Analytics, and more
  • La Capsule (FR), offers a part-time, 13-week bootcamp in coding, as well as a full-time, 10-week full-stack bootcamp
  • Lambda School (US), offers the opportunity to complete a full-stack web development or data science bootcamps in nine months full-time or 18 months part-time
  • LearningFuze, offers a full-time, 14-week or a part-time, 36-week schedule, coding course
  • Learn Code the Hard Way, Primarily Python and Ruby courses with videos and texts. Also includes C, SQL, Command Line Interface (CLI), and Regex
  • LearnStreet, a Platform to learn JavaScript, Python, and Ruby languages in a simple two-part web browser interface, lessons on one side of the browser and a command line interface on the other side
  • Le Reacteur (FR), a 10-week, full-time or a 25-week, part-time full-stack JavaScript web and mobile development bootcamp in Paris
  • Le Wagon (FR), offers a full-stack web development and coding bootcamp that can be completed part- or full-time
  • Master21, (CH), Codingschule
  • New Austrian Coding School (AT), 9-month training program to develop coding and software development skills, free of charge for people living in or around Vienna who are currently unemployed and want to work 
  • Nucamp (US, AT), offers coding bootcamps either fully online or in a hybrid format that combines online and in-person classes at one of its locations
  • Onemonth, die auf eine Laufzeit von einem Monat ausgelegten Kurse umfassen je nach Wunsch die Themen Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, Growth Hacking, iOS und Programmieren für AnfängerInnen
  • Powercoders (CH), coding academy
  • Practicum by Yandex, 6- to 10-months online coding bootcamp in web Development, data science, or data analysis
  • Re:Coded
  • ReDI School of Digital Integration (DE), coding school for refugees
  • Refugees on Rails
  • Rithm School (US), offers an 17-weeks full-time immersive bootcamp in JavaScript and Python coding and web development
  • SheCodes, free coding class platform for absolute beginners
  • SkillFeed, Video courses in a wide range of programming, web design, and related topics
  • Skylab Coders Academy (ES), offers a part-time course and a full-time bootcamp in coding
  • Springboard (US)
  • Tech Elevator (US), coding bootcamp for a career as a software developer
  • Technisches Museum Wien (TMW), Online-Workshops zum Programmieren für EinsteigerInnen ab 14 Jahren
  • The Software Guild, coding bootcamps designed to gain the skills to land the first job in web development
  • Thinkful, offers both flex and immersion coding bootcamps online
  • Treehouse, eine der beliebtesten Plattformen zu den Themen Programmieren und Webdesign
  • Turing School of Software and Design (US), 7-month program in front-end engineering or in back-end engineering
  • Ubiqum Code Academy, offers immersive coding bootcamps that help turn beginners into web developers in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, and Madrid
  • UpLeveled (AT), an in person coding bootcamp based in Vienna
  • waff & Technikum Wien Academy (AT), kostenlose 12-monatige Ausbildung zum Junior Software Developer für technikaffine Arbeitssuchende WienerInnen
  • Women and Code (AT), an initiative to bring women into programming in Austria

  • CyberMentor (DE), eine Online-MINT-Plattform nur für Mädchen
  • HABA Digitalwerkstatt (DE)
  • Hacker School (DE), IT-Kurse für Kinder & Jugendliche zwischen 11 und 18 Jahren
  • Tech Kids Unlimited (US), New York City area program that teaches hands on Photoshop, WordPress, animation, Illustrator, and other software in small groups and arranges internships for teenagers with special needs
  • Tech Rocket, an online community with online courses for kids

coding

  • Acodemy (AT), Programmierkurse und Feriencamps für Kinder & Jugendliche zwischen 6 und 17 Jahren
  • Coding Club for Girls (CH), programming club for girls between 11 and 15 years
  • Code Kingdoms, coding platform that uses real Java and Lua code to create games and projects in Minecraft and Roblox for ages 8-14
  • Kode With Klossy (US), Programmierkurse für junge Frauen zwischen 13 und 18 Jahren
  • Roblox, Videospiel-Plattform mit der Kinder die Grundlagen des Programmierens lernen und wie UnternehmerInnen bezahlt werden
  • Robo Wunderkind (AT), preisgekröntes Spielzeug für Kinder, das spielerisch Coding-Grundlagen vermittelt
  • Technisches Museum Wien (TMW), Online-Workshops zum Programmieren für EinsteigerInnen ab 14 Jahren
  • Turtle Academy, platform to create some amazing shapes with the LOGO language, a fairly easy way to get into coding with immediate results
  • EDUCON – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, one of the most important conferences in the field of STEM education
  • Forbes Women’s Summit
  • SHEtech – women in future jobs
  • The Global Inclusion Online Forum, brings together the world’s leading diversity and inclusion experts alongside business owners who are looking for ways to make their businesses more inclusive
  • WeAreDevelopers, connects software developers with top tech companies worldwide
  • Women of Silicon Valley, an international, cutting-edge conference series dedicated to diversity and inclusion within the technology industry
  • Adoption & Technik, ein Microsoft 365 Podcast
  • Der Generation Y Podcast: Berufliche Neuorientierung
  • Die Boss – Macht ist weiblich, ein Podcast von Stern.de
  • Everything VR & AR, weekly podcast covering technologists, enthusiasts, and companies with real world deployments of VR and AR experiences
  • her tech stories, Interviews von jungen, inspirierenden Frauen auf ihrem Weg in die Technik
  • ICH WIR ALLE Podcast, ein Podcast, der Persönlichkeiten Raum gibt, um mit ihren ganzheitlichen Perspektiven und Erfahrungen zu inspirieren
  • ITCS Pizzatime Podcast, Snackable Content mit authentischen Einblicken in die Tech- und IT-Branche
  • Madame Moneypenny, Podcast für finanzielle Unabhängigkeit bzw. mit inspirierenden Frauen aus verschiedensten Bereichen (“Madame Moneypenny meets…”)
  • Making It In Austria, a video podcast with real people who made their careers in Austria from scratch
  • O-Ton, der Podcast des Onlinehändlers OTTO, in dem mit ExpertInnen über Trends, News & Themen, die von Technologie bis New Work, von Digitalisierung bis Diversity, von Umwelt bis Haltung, reichen
  • Rolemodels Podcast, ein Podcast über mutigen Frauen über ihre persönlichen Erfahrungen, Erkenntnisse, und die vielen Facetten, die das Leben ausmachen
  • she likes tech, female Tech-Podcast von NDR-Info und N-JOY
  • techsetters
  • The Tech Leader Portrait (aka “Oprah for Techies”), LinkedIn Live Video Podcast where tech leaders are interviewed about their background, how they became who they are today,  and to inspire
  • Tonspur N, Podcast zu Nachhaltiger Entwicklung, gesellschaftlicher Verantwortung von Unternehmen und Sozialem Unternehmertum
  • E-MINT (AT), eine App, die sich an Eltern mit Kindern im Alter von 0 bis 14 Jahren richtet und zur Förderung digitaler Neugier beiträgt
  • Code Avengers, free courses for registered teachers to use their materials to teach HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to their students
  • CodeHS, Video courses with tutor support for teachers, classes, and individuals
  • E-MINT, eine App, die sich an Eltern mit Kindern im Alter von 0 bis 14 Jahren richtet und zur Förderung digitaler Neugier beiträgt
  • Mozilla Thimble, simple editor and output screen helps teach HTML and CSS in real time
  • Programr, Courses focused on technologies for console (Ruby, Java, Python, C++, SQL, C#), web (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Ajax, J2EE), mobile (Android, iOS), and rich media (Flash, Processing). Teach with exercises, examples, and awards
  • School for Poetic Computation, a different way to teach software programming
  • The Puzzle School, provides a number of puzzles to solve, including puzzles to help teach software programming concepts
  • Turtle Academy, platform to create some amazing shapes with the LOGO language, a fairly easy way to get into coding with immediate results
  • Ucodemy, diverse program to help computer science teachers with CS and programming curriculum

  • marynguyen.co, a platform about sharing resources as not only a woman in STEM, but also a second-generation Vietnamese immigrant and first-generation college graduate
  • Sundas Khalid Blog, one of the top women in tech writers on Medium about tech, data science, personal and professional development
  • Timea Turdean

  • Coded Bias
  • Westworld, series about an exclusive theme park with lifelike robots

  • Keine Panik, ist nur Technik: Warum man auf Algorithmen super tanzen kann und wie wir ihnen den Takt vorgeben, Kenza Ait Si Abbou
  • Unsichtbare Frauen: Wie eine von Daten beherrschte Welt die Hälfte der Bevölkerung ignoriert, Caroline Criado-Perez