December 12, 2016

JA Alumnus Retraining Coal Miners for Tech Jobs

Meet Ankur Gopal, Kentuckian, JA alumnus, and successful entrepreneur who is CEO of Interapt. His company's initiative, TechHire Eastern Kentucky (TEKY), combines coursework with an internship to retrain coal miners to code, with the goal of launching Eastern Kentucky into a tech hub and bringing jobs back to this struggling area. Prepared to be inspired as you read more, below.