Andela identifies high-potential software developers in Africa, shapes them into world-class developers, and pairs them with companies as full-time, distributed team members.
The partnership will see Andela’s entry-level developers – those graduating the first phase of Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program – paired with seasoned Codementor programmer who will offer ongoing, on-the job mentorship as they start their careers.
Throughout the initial three months of a client engagement, Andela developers will be supported by Codementor, who will provide daily technical advice and mentorship.
“Our partnership with Andela is a natural fit. Our community is full of experienced developers who are committed to helping bright minds hone their skills,” said Weiting Liu, Codementor Founder and CEO.
He added, “This help-on-demand approach, in conjunction with traditional career mentorship, will help prepare these programmers for both immediate project success, and long-term career success.”
Building on Andela’s internal support system with an additional mentor network, Codementor enable Andela developers to make an immediate contribution without slowing down the client’s more senior developers.
Launched in 2014, Andela is developing high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will power the growth of current and future tech-enabled businesses around the world.
“Regardless of background or skill set, access to a network of mentors is essential for anyone to get to the top of their game. Codementor has a deep pool of senior engineers, whose specialized technical and industry knowledge supports our developers,” said Ian Carnevale, Andela Co-Founder and Brand Director.
Codementor, a leading live mentorship marketplace for software developers, has a network of 4000+ expert developers from around the world provide on-demand help and long-term mentorship for developers, ranging from individual beginners to experienced engineers at Fortune 500 companies.