Work wonders for the world with your superpowers, all because you’ve cultivated them yourself of your own volition. Coding school Automation Workz Institute is home to Andrea (pronounced AN-DRE-A), a completely unique facet of the education experience.
Nationwide — Ida Byrd-Hill, founder and CEO of Detroit-based Automation Workz, has landed $10 million in growth financing to drive the expansion of her company’s cybersecurity certification training across America. She comments, “I believe Blacks, with the right technical expertise, can face off against hackers and win as both are contrarian thinkers.”
“Lack of money should not be a barrier to move into the plethora of high-paying tech jobs that, for too long, have been a barrier to people of color,” said Automation Workz CEO and Founder Ida Byrd-Hill.
Founded in 2017 as Cisco Networking Academy, Automation Workz Institute is an SBA woman-owned career technical trade school that advocates the future — and how we get there — uniquely depends on automation, processes and people (APP).
Career Karma recently ranked Automation Workz Institute among its list of top cybersecurity bootcamps in the U.S., a boost for the Black-run Detroit automation school headed by Ida Byrd-Hill that specializes in enrolling women and minorities who want to increase their salaries.