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Francisco Ebeling

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Meet Francisco 👋, a Brazilian-German graduate of Spiced Academy’s 12-week online Data Science course. He talks about how he found Spiced, the surprising benefits of studying online and how the bootcamp helped him find a job!   So first off, …

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Evanthia Fasoula

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Meet Eva 👋. After graduating in Economics, she worked at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs in Berlin. Despite the experience being great, she missed working with data, and wanted to get back into the world of data. Enter Spiced’s 12-week …

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Aliza Kranz

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Born and raised in Thailand, Alisa came to Germany for her Masters degree and has lived here ever since. She talks about her career transition from sales support to Data Science and how her bootcamp experience at Spiced helped her …

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Marcel Rakowski

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Seeing the challenges of Covid as an opportunity for growth, Marcel decided to explore his interest in data at a deeper level. He tells us how Spiced Academy’s Data Science course allowed him to develop his skills and find exciting …

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Ketia

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Meet Ketia, a DJ based in Berlin who found in Spiced’s Web Development course a space where they could enjoy learning, be inspired by others and, simply, be themselves. We spoke with Ketia about their inspirations to learn and how …

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Christo Gogler

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Meet Christo 👋 . When the pandemic slowed down his work in the fashion industry he saw an opportunity to go back to his roots in Web Development. He spoke to us about his journey from being a childhood computer …

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Elena Romanenko

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Meet Elena 👋 , one half of wife and husband combo, The Romanenkos! She got a taste of Data Science during her studies in Economics, and wanted to dive deeper with a Data Science Bootcamp. Early this year, she teamed …

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Meerim Jeembaeva

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Meet Meerim 👋 . She was working in Project Management in the European Union before the pandemic hit and she took the opportunity to build up her tech skills with Data Science in Hamburg. We talked to Meerim about her …

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Catarina Amado

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Meet Catarina 👋. After doing her PhD and Postdoc in Cognitive Neuroscience, she wanted to go deeper into Data Science and sharpen her knowledge of cutting edge industry tools. Like 1000+ Spicedlings, she discovered Spiced Academy’s intensive bootcamp and decided …

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Mariia Kahlert

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Meet Mariia 👋. She was working as a translator before she decided she wanted to be a part of Berlin’s fast-paced tech scene. She joined another bootcamp before Spiced, but struggled to find a job in 2020. She joined Spiced Academy …

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Natasha Silvestre

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Meet Natasha 👋. She moved to Berlin in 2016 and was struggling to find work without speaking German. She found out about Spiced around 2 years after moving, and graduated from our coding bootcamp in 2018. 3 years later, she’s got a load …

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Ronan Moris

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Meet Ronan .👋. He was working as a professional trumpet player and teacher, but wanted a higher salary, more flexibility and more security. He decided to take the leap into Web Development around 3 years ago, joining Spiced in 2018. …

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Ting-Yi Wang

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Meet Ting-Yi 👋. She’s been working in the ad-tech industry in Berlin since 2014. Recently, she landed a job at Google as a Gaming Growth Manager, and before starting her new job she wanted to land some new skills. Unlike …

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Magali Gonçalves da Silva

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Meet Magali 👋. She worked in Corporate Sustainability for 7 years, but missed some creative stimulation in her working life. Like 900+ other Spicedlings, she decided to take the leap into Web Development with our Coding Bootcamp in Berlin. We spoke …

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Ash Gowriluk

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Meet Ash 👋. They’re one half of one of the hardcore outfit Minimal Violence, and have been working in the music and arts scene for over a decade. We spoke with Ask about their decision to join our coding bootcamp in …

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Oliver Hinze

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Meet Oliver 👋. Olli was leading a team of 5 as the head of IT for a medium-sized company in Hamburg. Recently, he decided to go his own way, and took our Data Science course in order to overcome some of …

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Our Data Science grads have translated key O’Reilly texts

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4 Data Science grads in Berlin have been involved with O’Reilly Media in the German translations of 3 key books. We’re super proud! Read on for more info on the books 👇. Generatives Deep Learning (Marcus Fraaß, Konstantin Mack, our …

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Samuel Rothen

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Meet Sam 👋. He studied Mechanical Engineering and is working as an R&D engineer in the field of radar sensor development. He considered himself an advanced Python user before studying at Spiced – but wanted to bring his programming skills …

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Ross DiLiegro

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Meet Ross 👋. After working as an energy engineer, Ross decided to quit his job and go traveling for a year. Before he knew it, one year traveling turned into 4 and he started a job in Customer Success. That’s where …

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Andi Kircher

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Meet Andi, who took our 12-week, intensive Coding Bootcamp in Stuttgart. He works as a Consultant and Team Lead at the KI Group, and took a break to attend Spiced. Here he tells us all about why he chose Web Development, and how he’s …

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Kayla Robertson

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Meet Kayla, from the US. She became a Spicedling 🖖 over 3 years ago. She’s now working as a Front End Web Developer, where she gets to work heavily with design and UX. Here she tells us all about why she chose …

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Nenad Gataric

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Meet Nenad, who took our 12-week, intensive Data Science Bootcamp in Cologne. He works in the Financial Services industry in Dusseldorf, but took a break to attend Spiced. Here he tells us all about why he chose Data Science, and …

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Lina Suodyte

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Lina graduated from Spiced a couple of years ago, and is one of almost 1000 Spicedlings enjoying a fast-growing career in Berlin’s tech scene. Initially, she was skeptical about learning to code as she didn’t think she had a “scientific …

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The Spiced Academy Quarantine Bonanza

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Due to the global public health situation relating to COVID-19, a lot of the planet, Spiced staff and students included, are currently working and learning remotely. Being at home for such an extended period of time can come with some challenges, …

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A Message to the Spiced Community About Covid-19

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  Friends of Spiced, These are unprecedented and uncertain times, and our individual and collective efforts matter a great deal. At the moment, the best advice for all of us is to stay at home and reduce the risk of …

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Parinaz Roghany

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Like hundreds of other 🖖 Spicedlings, Parinaz took the leap from Project Management to Full Stack Web Developer. She’s now working at global tech giant eBay, where she gets to work on her own cool projects, travel to conferences, and …

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Giovanni Ravalico

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Giovanni graduated from Spiced in July, 2017, and upon graduation moved to Hamburg to take a job as a Full Stack Web Developer. In 2020, he decided to move his family back to Berlin, where he continues his career. Here …

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Raul Iglesias

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Before SPICED Before SPICED I was living in Essen, a town in west Germany. I had a decent job, a good salary, a great relationship with my girlfriend, and great friends at home and in Germany. On the surface, everything …

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Kent Troutman

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Before joining SPICED, Kent had just finished up a graduate program at Princeton having worked for five years in finance and economic research. Here on the blog, he tells us all about his decision to learn Data Science, and his …

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Lisa Kramarenko

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Lisa grew up in Eastern Ukraine before moving to Germany. At university in Leipzig, she studied Neuroscience for several years before making a change. We spoke to her about why she decided to make the leap from academia to full stack web …

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