Meet Philippe, a current student of Emerging Digital Academy’s Gosling cohort!


Where were you born and where did you grow up?

I was born in Congo (DR.CONGO).


Why Emerging Digital Academy?

I chose to enroll at Emerging to be involved more in tech (specifically in software) and EDA was the best academy for to join according to what I have seen from students who came out of the program.


What were you doing before joining EDA?

I was a student.


What’s your ideal occupation after graduating from EDA? Are there any companies you would love to work for?

My ideal occupation is a full time worker – I’m open to any companies.


What’s the most interesting or surprising part about your time at Emerging Digital Academy so far?

I love the family culture and the support that I get from the instructor and the assistance from staff.


What are your hobbies outside of the coding academy?

I like to play soccer and share with people.


Is there any advice you’d give to somebody thinking about joining Emerging Digital Academy?

It’s a great place to learn!


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Madi Simpson

Madi is a lifelong creative and lover of the Fargo-Moorhead area. She's gained real-life experience in the worlds of entrepreneurship and marketing by starting her own sustainable upcycled clothing business in 2018. In her free time, Madi can be found hanging out with her mini poodle Georgie, baking delicious pastries, tending to her jungle of houseplants, or enjoying an iced vanilla latte from one of the downtown cafes.