48 minutes | Jun 29, 2021

Ceora Ford: Learn in Public and Share your Journey

Ceora is a software developer based in Philadelphia. She worked in childcare and with children but was always interested in tech. Coding was always in the back of her mind. She starting freelancing as a digital marketer and was finding success, but then the pandemic hit, and lost all of her clients. At that moment in time, Ceora had an opportunity to reset her career progression and decided to go all-in on learning to code.In a moment of transparency, she decided to share her learning with her community and create tutorials and blogs with others learning to code as well.  Egghead.io saw her initial blog post and asked her to become a learner advocate for them. She took their courses, attended workshops, documented her learning, and published those notes to GitHub, all while getting exposed and building relationships with experienced developers in the industry!She worked as a teacher with Kode with Klossy, as a writer for Digital Ocean, and as a Developer Marketing Coordinator at CodeSandbox.  She's on a journey to become a Developer Advocate and will have more to share with the world soon!She is a huge proponent of inclusion, accessibility, and community building. Her career thus far has centered around creating educational content focused on making the tech industry more accessible to everyone.  This episode is packed with encouraging bits of advice and wisdom. It is not one to miss! Resources: Ceora on Twitter: @ceeoreo_Ceora’s website: ceoraford.comCeora on LinkedInWe Belong Here Podcast:Follow Lauren on Twitter @LoLoCodingWeBelongPodcast.comSubscribe on AppleSubscribe on Spotify We Belong Here Discord CommunityJoin us on Discord Server today! bit.ly/webelongdiscord 
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