Tramane is a recent graduate of Lambda School's Full Stack Web development program. He talks about his challenging life path before getting into Lambda School, and why the opportunity to hone his skills was such a game changer for him and his family. This story is an amazing example of how skill academies are providing a new path to achieve the American Dream.
What's it like to have to pawn your laptop to pay the rent? What does it feel like to get accepted in a program that feels like your last chance to achieve success?
On Episode 16 of Skill, Micah shares a conversation with Tramane Hall, a recent graduate of Lambda School's Full Stack Web development program. Tramane shares his personal journey from getting his first job in IT, to struggling to pay the bills, to finally getting accepted into a code academy to learn new skills. Tramane now works as a Software Engineer at Nexiant.
"Find the crawl space. If you are still breathing. If you are still alive. Keep fighting".
"Closed mouths don't get fed. If you need help, speak up!"