S8E3: From Prison to Programming: How Nikkole Spurgeon Learned to Code While Incarcerated


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Nikkole Spurgeon has been through a lot - domestic violence, drug addiction, and even imprisonment. She knew that things should change, and that’s where coding came into the picture.

In this episode, Nikkole talks about her life before prison, difficulties with learning in prison, adapting to COVID-19, her motivation for learning, transitioning to the outside world, and what her day-to-day life is like right now.

To learn more about Nikkole Spurgeon, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit learntocodewith.me/s8e3.

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