SE Factory Concluded its Second Cycle

ArabNet Team, Nov 10 2016

SE Factory enclosed its second cycle on October 21st 2016, in an event where students demonstrated their final technical projects in the presence of local tech companies, universities, media and the startup ecosystem. The event was hosted at the Beirut Digital District, long-term supporters of the program, and the cycle was also supported by the UK Lebanon Tech Hub, Berytech, Roche, and The Asfari Foundation

SE Factory is a nonprofit, intensive, advanced coding boot camp for youth from different socio-economic backgrounds, aiming to increase youth employability, improve access to quality technical training, strengthen the Lebanese tech sector, reverse brain drain and enhance community integration and youth empowerment. 

14 weeks of intensive training, 14 graduates, one achievement: To transform students with basic technical backgrounds with professional software developers and with advanced skills, in order to be ready to take the Lebanese tech job market by storm. 

Nearly 90% of the first batch graduates have already been hired as web developers in companies such as Anghami and Wamda, and 14 new graduates interviewed and received job offers. It has been proven once again, that youth can learn, develop and deliver against all odds once provided the chance.

They are now accepting applications for cycle 3, which is due to start in January 2017, with an acceptance target of 15-20 students. Classes will be held at the Beirut Digital District, and applications are now open through the 9th of December. Interested students can apply here.

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