Khalid is originally from Eritrea. Before attending ActivateWork, he was pursuing an associate degree in cybersecurity from a community college, but he wanted more hands-on learning and to get certifications more quickly to start his career. He enrolled in ActivateWork’s Security Fundamentals Class in 2022. He landed a job after graduation with Atom Creek and is thriving in his new career.
ActivateWork is a nonprofit recruiting, training, matching, and coaching firm that connects employers to a diverse pool of exceptional IT talent. Traditional hiring processes leave valuable talent out. We help employers solve talent gaps by finding promising candidates in underrepresented communities and preparing them to excel in new careers.