This blog post is very special for VanHack. Our colleague Juliana recently switched careers within VanHack. She went from a customer success role to joining the VanHack tech team as a front-end developer.
Juliana has no prior experience as a developer. She didn’t have a formal degree in software engineering or a related discipline. What she does have, though, is passion and a will to succeed.
About two years ago, however, she decided to follow her heart and learn software development. It took two years of work, with six months of 12-hour days where she was juggling her day-job as well as her studies, but she persevered. Her passion and hard work paid off, and she is now a front-end developer at VanHack!
Here’s her story, in her own words. We hope that this inspires some of you – it’s never to late to follow your heart and learn something new,