It is not news that the tech sector lacks diversity. There have been significant strides towards improving the inclusivity of the tech world. Research has found more than 80% of women in tech would recommend a tech career to young women. However, a subsequent report found women in technology have claimed that diversity is still not a focus for their company.
The School of Code is offering a free 16-week coding course based in Birmingham. No previous technical experience is needed, or any sort of prior knowledge of subjects like Maths. All the course wants to see is motivation, creativity, an interest in tech and solving problems. What does this mean for Birmingham?