Girls Learning Code presents… Image Editing & Animation – Halloween Edition!

Girls Learning Code presents… Image Editing & Animation – Halloween Edition!

A look at our Image Editing and Animation Workshop where girls learned how to use Pixlr and Scratch!

Our lead instructors were the unstoppable duo of Ashley and Cristina and, as always, we had an amazing team of mentors. With 27 eager girls, we talked about the programs we’d use today to make our spooky animated stories. We used Pixlr, a free and open source browser based image editing software, which encourages girls to Read more…

How to prepare for your Intro to Photo Editing workshop!

How to prepare for your Intro to Photo Editing workshop!

We are really excited for our first Intro to Photo Editing workshop this Saturday, and want to make sure you're ready and prepared for it!

We are really excited for our very first Intro to Photo Editing workshop this Saturday, instructed by the amazing Adi Ofir from BREAK AND ENTER | advertising + design, and we want to make sure you are ready and prepared for it! What will you learn? We’ll start with the basics: how to do simple touch Read more…

Introducing Girls Learning Code’s Web Development Bootcamp for Teens!

Introducing Girls Learning Code’s Web Development Bootcamp for Teens!

Announcing a Web Development Bootcamp for teens happening during March Break (March 10th to the 14th) in 2014!

We are excited to announce that we are hosting Toronto’s first Web Development Bootcamp for teenage girls! It is taking place this March Break, which is March 10-14, 2014. Lead by the talented Kathryn Barrett, alongside an amazing team of expert mentors, girls will participate in an energetic five-day dive into HTML & CSS and Read more…

Sponsor Spotlight: The Creative Group

Sponsor Spotlight: The Creative Group

Showcasing the The Creative Group, and their Branch Manager, Alicia Brum!

Alicia Brum, Branch Manager at The Creative Group, is one of those people who has the ability to get you excited about the things that she is passionate about — and in this case, Alicia is passionate about creating opportunities in the digital arena. Before joining The Creative Group, Alicia was working at a corporate Read more…

Meet your mentors for our first-ever Intro to HTML & CSS Workshop in Barrie!

Meet your mentors for our first-ever Intro to HTML & CSS Workshop in Barrie!

Learn more about your mentors for our first Into to HTML & CSS Workshop in Barrie!

We’re excited today to be hosting our first-ever workshop in Barrie! Huge thanks to all of these amazing people for volunteering their time to help us learn and special thanks to Christine Whone our Barrie Chapter Lead! 

Laptop Drive: Girls Learning Code needs Laptops! Can you help?

Laptop Drive: Girls Learning Code needs Laptops! Can you help?

We are running a donation drive for laptops and equipment and need your help!

Have an old laptop laying around and not being used? Does your company have outdated equipment that has been replaced and you aren’t sure what to do with it? Are you an individual or organization that wishes to donate equipment to help us grow our Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code programs? If so, please contact Read more…

Girls Learning Code: Introduction to Python for Teens!

Girls Learning Code: Introduction to Python for Teens!

A look at our Introduction to Python Workshop for teens that occurred on Saturday, October 19th!

On Saturday, October 19th we invited girls aged 13-17 years old to learn Python, an open source programming language with Rebecca Putinski and our team of mentors. For this intimate workshop, we took a slightly different approach. Mentors sat side by side with learners, both learning and guiding the students through Rebecca’s instructions on the basic functions Read more…

Toronto Mobile Workshop: Meet the Mentors!

Toronto Mobile Workshop: Meet the Mentors!

Learn more about your mentors for the Mobile Web workshop happening in Toronto!

Huge thanks to the amazing mentors who are helping us learn Mobile Web in Toronto!   Lead Instructor: Kitty Shum(@kitty_shum | http://kittyshum.wordpress.com) Product Manager at Xtreme Labs What are you passionate about?  “The magic of how technology improves our lives has always fascinated me. I’ve been passionate about technology since I wrote my first “Hello World” application. Read more…

Meet your mentors for our Intro to Ruby Workshop in Edmonton!

Meet your mentors for our Intro to Ruby Workshop in Edmonton!

Learn more about your mentors for the Intro to Ruby Workshop happening in Edmonton!

Lead Instructor: Christian Naths (@christiannaths) http://christiannaths.com  What are you passionate about? Web design, Ruby! Why did you get involved with Ladies Learning Code?  It seemed like a great organization, and I want to teach Ruby to anyone who is willing to learn.     Mentors: Jacqueline Smith (@jangle) What are you passionate about? Women in Tech Read more…

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