Learn to launch a web app for a non-profit in six weeks.
Since we received so much positive feedback on last year’s Coding For Product program we’ve decided to bring it back! We are a collaborative project for the non-profit sector in which talent from underrepresented groups can work hand-in-hand with experienced mentors over a six-week period to deliver a finished web app.
Each team will meet every Saturday from October 6th to November 17th at Philosophie’s Santa Monica office. Lectures and demos will occur 10am to noon. From 1pm to 5pm there is an optional work session where teams can work on their project. During the rest of the week each team will collaborate closely with the non-profits to build the application.
|July 5th||QA Session|
|July 9th||Enrollment begins for candidates & non-profits|
|August 10th||Deadline for enrollment|
|September 10th||Announce selected participants & non-profits|
|October 6th - November 17th||Program runs (6 weeks)|
The ideation process
Building a web application
(coding & design)
Launching the project
Coding for Product alumni, Developer at Philosophie
Wai-Yin Kwan is a Software Engineer at Philosophie. She is passionate about empowering people in underrepresented groups to be more involved in STEM. She's involved with organizations such as: Women Who Code, CALeDNA and The Natural Science Museum Los Angeles. She would call herself a typist who use to cut paper in her former life, but we call her our local hero.
The workshops are aimed at self-driven learners who want to gain experience in a collaborative development environment to create an application for non-profits.
We are accepting applications from nonprofits who wish to strategically leverage technology in the execution of their mission.
We are looking for volunteers who are willing to mentor the participants either online or in-person. Time commitment is determined by each mentor.
Philosophie is an innovation acceleration company. We use design to help organizations solve their hardest problems and envision how they will operate in the near future. We do this by quickly building, testing, and iterating on new ideas.