On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Host Keith Koo speaks with special guest Brittany Bir, Chief Operating Officer of 42 Silicon Valley and how they are disrupting engineering education by providing FREE tuition.
Brittany shares her own story of moving from the US to Paris as a foreign student and attending 42, an engineering school started by French billionaire, telecom magnate, and philanthropist Xaiver Niel and how she came back to the USA to become the COO and head of 42 Silicon Valley the second official school of 42 and the only one located in North America.
Brittany and Keith discuss the 42 program as well as the admissions process and what the life of a student of 42 is like. Listen to the show to find out how you can be considered a student at 42.
Brittany and Keith also discuss at length their collaboration together on the 2018 Call For Code with the primary hosts/sponsors: 42, City of Fremont, Silicon Valley, Tulip Industries and IBM a global initiative and competition to solve for natural disasters and disaster relifed. This event will be held on Saturday August 25th, 2018 at 42’s school and is free to the public. This will be the only Call for Code event in North America. Sign up here for more details:
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