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Community Education Eth1.X

MATCH ROUND 6

2 DAI

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30 DAI
3 contributors

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{"ops":[{"insert":"We at BlockVigil were about to launch a mentoring program on-premise in India to assist in upskilling of students, fresh graduates and entry-level developers and transform into valuable assets for organizations in need of engineers who can execute cleanly.\n\n…and CoViD-19 hit the world 😟\n\nIn light of the recent developments that have affected the economy and markets as a whole, we understand this is a time of uncertainties for such individuals.\nThis time presents us with a unique opportunity to execute the same plan remotely and reach out to a wider audience who will truly benefit from the program and they don't even need to be present in the city of Bangalore.\n\nI decided to cover all costs associated with educational material and training efforts for those who need this the most after a review of their applications. The first cohort kicked off on April 1st, 2020 and we had 30 students attend from all over the world. 🌐\n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":"https://youtu.be/jryF8Wa6s5Q"},"insert":"Here's a highlight video what was covered."},{"insert":"\n\nAll participants get to attend 2 interactive sessions every week on Airmeet. None of the content is pre-recorded and is paced as per comfort of the cohort. Tasks at the end of each session allow them to immediate apply their learning and are mandatory to progress further making it competitive and different from typical courses online. They also get access to a private Slack group along with 1-on-1 mentoring from both Anomit and me.\n\nRight as the cohort ended, we tied up with EthGlobal for #HackMoney and three teams were support and mentored by us. We were aware that the hackathon may be harder for new developers but were amazed when one of the solo participants ended up winning Sia's $700 (in SC) bounty. πŸŽ‰\n\nMore details such as a "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://youtu.be/klFkJHSFgQQ"},"insert":"full session"},{"insert":" video with code and tasks are on "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://github.com/blockvigil/bootcamp"},"insert":"Github"},{"insert":".\n\nCohort 2 is well under away (and remains free) but we need the support from community to sustain and scale this. Apart from monetary help, spreading the word to deserving students would be equally welcome. We are also hoping to get experts such as Austin Griffith to do guest sessions. πŸ™\n\n"}]}

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