Showing posts from September, 2023

No Matter How Small, Every Step Counts

A Story of Rizky Mahardika Hariyanto, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Informatics Engineering, Universitas Padjadjaran It takes more than just a passion to pursue our dream. We must roll up our sleeves and put our hard work and determination forward to achieve our goal. Rizky Mahardika Hariyanto (20) agrees with this statement. He knew he needed to grind hard to become a reliable tech talent. Only relying upon understanding developed in formal education wasn’t enough for Rizky. For this reason, he pinned his hopes on Bangkit. Wishing to be able to kickstart his tech career shortly, Rizky gave the best when he became Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Cohort. How was Rizky’s learning journey in Bangkit? Let’s read his whole story! Rizky’s Little Step Started from His School’s Library Everyone is raised with different values by their parents. For Rizky’s parents, it’s essential for them to see their son grow into a decisive and disciplined person. Moreover, this young man, who was born and raised i

"You Can Do Anything You Set Your Mind To"

A Story of Jessica Zerlina Sarwono, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Statistics, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States We often limit ourselves by believing what others say we can't do. It is something that contradicts the beliefs of Jessica Zerlina Sarwono (21). This statistics student at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Surabaya (ITS) is convinced that the dream of becoming a data practitioner doesn’t only belong to informatics students but also to those willing to learn, like her. Does Jessica’s perseverance manage to take her closer to her dream of launching a career in the data field? Let’s read her full story! Jessica’s Dream of Becoming a Data Practitioner Since the early days of college, Jessica has dreamed of becoming a data practitioner. She is drawn to data science because a data practitioner has a wide range of career o

Achieving Success Against All Odds

A Story of Muhammad Rizal Muhaimin, Bangkit 2022 Graduate from Informatics Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung "The best way to predict the future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln, Former U.S. President Being born into an underprivileged family doesn’t mean we’ll have difficulty having a bright future. It is what Muhammad Rizal Muhaimin (22) believes in. He doesn’t doubt that everyone has the power to create their own destiny, regardless of their background. His family's economic condition is what makes Rizal in complete agreement with Abraham Lincoln’s statement above. As his father passed away when he was an eleventh grader, his mother is responsible as the family’s breadwinner. Financial hardship in his family encouraged him to make his future brighter. Giving his family a better life is something that Rizal aims for. Did he manage to do it? Let’s read his whole story! The Value of Forbearance Held by Rizal’s Family Since Rizal was a child, life has taught him the

Remaining in the Learning Zone Helps You Grow

A Story of Faiqotul Fitriyah, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Information System, President University "I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship." Louisa May Alcott, an American Novelist Faiqotul Fitriyah (20) believed that she could sail her ship farther. She wanted to reach her destination, which was becoming a high-caliber tech talent. Her vessel was her abundant Cloud Computing skills acquired from Bangkit. For more than 900 hours of learning, she did her best to keep her progress ahead of schedule. Did Fiqa―that’s what she’s called―manage to complete her journey by transforming into a reliable digital talent? Let’s read her whole journey below! Seeing Technology’s Tremendous Influence Fiqa is a young woman passionate about tech since high school. Born in Sidoarjo and raised in Jakarta, she has supportive parents who always encourage her to pursue her dream and become someone helpful to others. Talking about dreams, working in the tech sector wa