At Re:Coded we believe...


In the Power of Education

We believe that learning is a lifelong pursuit, the doors of which should be closed to no-one. Given access to higher education isn't guaranteed in conflict affected countries, we decided to empower our fellows with a skill-set that enables people to transcend geographic boundaries and work in the digital economy; a skill-set that enables people to progress professionally and one that enables people to earn globally and spend locally - coding!


The most powerful learning comes from doing

We believe deeply that our students shouldn't just learn theory, they should gain real world experience. So we focus on preparing them for the real world. For the last eight weeks of our bootcamps, students work as apprentices with startups and companies worldwide. During this time, they are expected to develop an MVP of a mobile app or website in an agile environment.


We need to prepare students for the skills of tomorrow

History shows us that the top in-demand jobs of 2030 don't yet exist. As such, we need to start building talent today for the jobs of tomorrow. Ultimately, we aim to build a network of people across the Middle East dedicated to developing technology to solve humanity’s most challenging problems.

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We started Re:Coded because we believe that young people affected by war should have the opportunity to enter the digital economy. With millions displaced in Syria, Iraq, and Turkey, job opportunities are  sparse and primarily in the informal sector, where the pay is low and exploitation is high. That is particularly concerning for young men and women with a university degree and a dream of a better tomorrow.

But we didn't just start Re:Coded only because we wanted to teach conflict-affected youth how to code and help them find jobs. We did it because we believe they can become leaders in their communities. And that, is the most powerful multiplier effect. As war-shattered economies start to get back on their feet, we want to train the generation that will drive these countries forward through technology.

- Ali and Marcello, Re:Coded Co-Founders

Alexandra Clare
Co-Founder & CEO

Samer Kanou
Finance Manager

Allan Saleh
Iraq Coding Instructor

Asma Dogramaci
Community Assistant

Eman Malo
Finance Assistant

Brit Hemming
Interim Technical Education Director

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Tabarek Ayad
Project Coordinator, Baghdad

Marcello Bonatto
Co-Founder & COO

Zain Awan
Growth and Operations Manager

Jessica Francis
Communications Officer

Khadijah Abdul Nabi
Marketing Coordinator


Rayan Mosqueda
House Assistant

Mujtaba Al-Tameemi
Instructor Fellow, Turkey


Mohamed Alaoudi
Program Manager, Yemen

Jaime Mikush
Turkey Program Manager

Ehsan Ibrahim
Blockchain Instructor

Hala Rahmany
Kids Coding Instructor

Wisam Naji
Iraq Coding Instructor

Bestun Gardi
House Assistant


Maher Alaqil
Yemen Coding Instructor

Business Development Manager


(Turkish Nationals Only)

Re:Coded is seeking an individual with a strong private sector network in Turkey and business development experience to create employment opportunities for Re:Coded graduates and forge new partnerships with startups and companies. As relationships are key to our business, you’ll spend time creating and maintaining strong relations with startups and businesses by attending events, cold calling, and organizing networking opportunities. Your ability to not only find employers but to build relationships into meaningful connections will be key to your and our growth.

Program Manager


Re:Coded is seeking an individual with leadership, operational acumen and management skills to oversee a new digital skills training program for women in the Ninewa Governorate.  The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing trainers, liaising with program partners, providing career and life support to beneficiaries, and coordinating logistics. The position will be based in Erbil, with travel to Qaraqosh and other parts of Ninewa.

Web Development Fellowship

Are you a software engineer who wants an amazing work sabbatical? Have you just finished a coding bootcamp and want to put your new skills to use by teaching others? Re:Coded is looking for a Web Developer Instructor who LOVES TEACHING and wants to come to one of our bootcamp locations to help co-teach.


Don’t see something that fits?

We'd love to hear from you to chat about how you might fit into our growing teams!


We're looking for experts, startup founders, developers and talented individuals to share their expertise and support us in growing the tech and entrepreneurial ecosystems in Iraq and Turkey. 

If you're interested in mentoring a budding developer or entrepreneur over Skype or in-person then please fill out this form. 

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