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Beetroot Academy has launched a partnership with Pink Programming to supply a course and teachers in web development in February next year. The two female teachers, who are from Ukraine, are today working with Beetroot as developers.
Beetroot Academy has previously educated more than 2000 students, spread across 16 schools in Ukraine. Now, the ambition is to help Pink Programming in their largest initiative to date – a 16 weeks long web development course for 20 women and non-binary people.
“There is a shortage of developers and teachers in programming in Sweden, which means we have to look around for alternative solutions. This is something we will probably see much more of in the future. We also felt that we were a particularly good match with Pink Programming. We share a lot of values, and they work in a similar way in Sweden as we do in Ukraine.”
Oskar Wahlbäck, COO
About Beetroot and Beetroot Academy
Beetroot is a Swedish IT company, founded in 2012, providing IT solutions and building teams of developers and other tech skills in Ukraine. The company has a social mission, with the goal to create sustainable value for both customers and society.
Beetroot Academy is a well-established network of IT schools in Ukraine. Beetroot Academy is today located in 16 cities and has educated approximately 1% of Ukraine’s workforce in IT.
About Pink Programming
Pink Programming is a non-profit organization with the goal that more women should code. They want to create an inspiring environment where girls with an interest in development can have a good time and feel at home – while also learning to code or evolving their pre-existing knowledge. Pink Programming works with experienced developers as well as completely new coders.