Girls Learning Code: What A (PA) Day!

Girls Learning Code: What A (PA) Day!

Friday was a PA Day, which meant it was the perfect opportunity for a curious bunch of girls to learn about their prospective futures. Last years’ We’ll Take Your Kids to Work Day was an absolute hit, setting the bar high for this year’s event.  Fortunately, Girls Learning Code had organized a really fun day Read more…

4 Lead Instructors, 26 Mentors,120 Learners and One Day of Photoshop.

4 Lead Instructors, 26 Mentors,120 Learners and One Day of Photoshop.

Lead Instructor: Ryan Bannon (@rdbannon) Co-Founder, Playground A perpetual student of the world and graduate of the Creative Advertising program at Seneca College. In September of 2009 Ryan helped co-found Playground Inc. a user-experience design agency in the heart of Toronto. Day to day he works with web startups to help align their user-experience with Read more…

THE APP PITCH: VANCOUVER

THE APP PITCH: VANCOUVER

Calling all Startups, Students, Developers, and Designers!!! “The App Pitch” is your opportunity to show the Vancouver startup, student and developer community YOUR app ideas for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Furthermore, it’s your opportunity to win $500 CAD and tickets to Polyglot {Un}Conference. REGISTER TO PITCH YOUR APP (Individuals or Teams of Two) Register Read more…

Ladies Learning Code Heads to London!

Ladies Learning Code Heads to London!

We’re excited to announce today that Ladies Learning Code will be expanding into Southwestern Ontario and heading to London! London is home to Fanshawe College and the University of Western Ontario as well as a growing tech and startup scene that we can’t wait to be part of. In August of 2011, we hosted our first ever workshop in Read more…

This Friday, we are taking your kids to work.

This Friday, we are taking your kids to work.

Our most popular event for girls is back. On the next PA day, February 15th, Girls Learning Code will trek a group of 8-15 year old girls across Toronto’s tech district to visit 5 awesome and innovative companies in the spirit of Take Your Kids to Work Day!  We want to give girls an opportunity to Read more…

Introducing the Instructors and Mentors of our first Introduction to App Design for Beginners workshop

Introducing the Instructors and Mentors of our first Introduction to App Design for Beginners workshop

Our first ever Introduction to App Design for Beginners workshop is happening this Sunday in the Ladies Learning Code workshop space. If you want to be a part of it, grab your ticket here: http://llcwindows8design.eventbrite.com/ Lead Instructor: Nick Heise (@nickheise) | http://nickheise.com) Nascent Digital – I mainly design mobile apps for small and medium-sized businesses. Read more…

Girls Learning Code: Rocking Ruby Workshop

Girls Learning Code: Rocking Ruby Workshop

Last Saturday our Girls Learning Code got a lesson in computer programming using the software Ruby.  Thanks to Code School for sponsoring 6 of the girls for this event. Everyone started as beginners, but by the end of the day all the girls had learned some basic and essential coding  skills. Our fantastic instructor Dessy Read more…

Girls Learning Code: Meet Our Rocking Ruby Mentors!

Girls Learning Code: Meet Our Rocking Ruby Mentors!

We are so excited to spend the day tomorrow with these fine women and a a bunch of girls to learn all about programming with Ruby! If you know a girl between 9-13 who is available tomorrow, there are a few spots left! http://glcruby.eventbrite.com/ Lead Instructor: Dessy Daskalvov (@dess_e ) CTO and Co-Founder of Greengage Mobile Read more…