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REMOTECODERS IS IMPROVING LIVES IN THE MENA REGION BY OPENING DOORS TO THE EUROPEAN IT INDUSTRY.

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STORY

Hussam Allaham was born in Syria and had to flee in the advent of the Syrian crisis. Christian Hirsig was born in Switzerland and sold his IT company when he was 34 years old. In 2016 Christian and his wife started an NGO that teaches refugees how to code called Powercoders. 

 

Hussam was a graduate of the first class in 2017 and eventually joined Powercoders as a team member. During the last years, they both supported the team to grow its impact to over 200 graduates, an internship placement rate of over 90%, and a job integration rate of 60%. 

 

In 2021 they decided to try opening the doors of the European IT industry for IT talent from the MENA region. With the support of the Swiss government and several foundations, they're starting with Egypt, with a planned expansion later on to Tunisia, Turkey, Morocco, and Algeria.

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TEAM

If you like to join our team please send us your CV to: hello@remotecoders.org

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ALAA 
KASMO

Intern Recruitment Lead

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CHRISTIAN HIRSIG

CEO
Co-Founder

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HAZEM
ABDELHAFEZ

CTO

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HUSSAM ALLAHAM

COO

Co-Founder

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MOHAMED
HATEM

HR & Office Lead

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FERDA
AYDOGAN

Board Member

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RETO AEBERSOLD

Board Member

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LAURENT
DECRUE

President of the Board

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FARHAT
NOORUDDIN

Board Member

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SAMI
AL-AHMAD

Board Member

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SARA IBRAHIM

Technical Advisor

BECOME A MEMBER

Do you want to empower disadvantaged talents from North Africa to secure a remote IT job in Europe?

The annual membership fee is entirely up to you (min. 1 CHF/USD). As a member of Remotecoders, you help us to convince companies to offer internships and win the hearts of volunteers to support someone in need. 

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FUNDERS

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PRESS

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For media inquiries reach out directly to our co-founder Christian at chris@remotecoders.org and be part of our narrative that's reshaping the world of work by empowering vulnerable IT talents.

10.05.23 - NZZ (in German)

11.05.23 - TagesAnzeiger (in German)

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