Karen Bajza

Now Open: 2017 Docker Scholarship & Meet the 2016 Recipients!

Last year, Docker announced our inaugural Docker Scholarship Program in partnership with Hack Reactor. The 2017 scholarship to Hack Reactor’s March cohort is now open and accepting applications.     The scholarship includes full tuition to Hack Reactor, pending program acceptance, and recipients will be paired with a Docker mentor. Applications will be reviewed and candidates who are accepted into the Hack Reactor program and meet Docker’s criteria will be invited to Docker HQ for a panel interview with Docker team members. Scholarships will be awarded based on acceptance to the Hack Reactor program, demonstration of personal financial need and quality of application responses. The Docker scholarship is open to anyone who demonstrates a commitment to advancing equality in their community. All gender and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information.   *APPLICATiON PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.   We Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Apply for a Docker Scholarship and learn how to code!

Today, Docker is proud to announce the launch of the Docker Scholarship Program in partnership with Reactor Core to improve opportunities for underrepresented groups in the tech industry! With the help of the community, we surpassed our goal for the DockerCon 2016 Bump Up Challenge unlocking $50,000 to fund three full tuition scholarships.     The Docker Scholarship Program is part of our continued work to improve opportunities for women and underrepresented groups throughout the global Docker ecosystem and encourage inclusivity in the larger tech community. Docker’s Goal The goal of the Docker scholarship program is to strengthen the broader tech community by making it more diverse and inclusive to traditionally underrepresented groups. We aim to achieve that goal by providing financial support and mentorship to three students at Reactor Core’s partner schools, Hack Reactor and Telegraph Academy. Our Partnership with Hack Reactor and Continue reading…

Karen Bajza

Help Docker’s Initiatives to Promote Tech Diversity Including Bump Up at DockerCon

Docker is actively working to improve opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities throughout the global ecosystem and promote diversity in the larger tech community. We’re proud to have contributed close to $100,000 in sponsorships, scholarships and complementary tickets to DockerCon. In addition to these funds, the Docker Team has launched and supports several ongoing initiatives with like-minded partners.

Daniela Kronenberg

Congrats to the Winners of the DockerCon Diversity Scholarship!

The DockerCon team is excited to announce the recipients of our inaugural DockerCon Diversity Scholarship Program! The DockerCon Diversity Scholarship aims to provide support and guidance to members of the Docker Community who are traditionally underrepresented through mentorship and a scholarship to attend DockerCon. This year’s recipients demonstrated their enthusiasm to learn about Docker by participating and completing the Docker 3rd Birthday App Tutorial. Their excitement and eagerness to connect with the Docker community stood them out amongst the many highly qualified applications we received.

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Adam Herzog

Docker Birthday #3 Partners Share Why Diversity in Tech is Important

The Docker team is committed to ensuring that we create welcoming spaces for all members of the tech community. To proactively start working towards this goal, we have launched several initiatives to strengthen the Docker community and promote diversity in the larger tech community. One example is our DockerCon Scholarship Program, which will provide assistance to members of the Docker community from traditionally underrepresented minorities through mentorship and a financial scholarship to attend DockerCon 2016. For the Docker Birthday #3 celebrations, a major focus was to ensure that all of these events were inclusive for everyone attending. In order to accomplish this, we partnered with several leading organizations that are dedicated to promoting diversity in tech. We asked a few of these partners to share why diversity in tech is important to them: