An Inspiring Arduino Sunday at Girls Learning Code

An Inspiring Arduino Sunday at Girls Learning Code

Breadboards, wires, and LEDs - Girls Learning Code held our very first Intro to Arduino workshop on Sunday!

We ended April with the start of something new for Girls Learning Code, welcoming Introduction to Arduino into our roster of workshops. After a discussion of electrons and electricity, Lead Instructor Kathryn showed us some examples of Arduino based projects to help spark our imaginations. (Check out this really cool example!) Then, Co-Lead-Instructor Chris demonstrated how Read more…

Ladies Learning Code Is Looking for Guest Bloggers!

Ladies Learning Code Is Looking for Guest Bloggers!

Ladies Learning Code is looking for guest blog posts! Add your voice to the conversation about digital literacy and diversity in tech.

Since being founded in 2011, Ladies Learning Code has become a leading voice in the fields of digital literacy, education, and diversity in tech in North America. We are passionate believers in the power of technology to transform lives and make real change — and we want to share that vision with the world. One Read more…

Want to raise a caring child? Give them technology.

Want to raise a caring child? Give them technology.

A few years ago for Christmas, I decided to do something a little different. I decided to skip the toys and the clothes and gift my 9 year old family member with a stuffed polar bear from the World Wildlife Fund that represented a donation in her name to conservation efforts. Now you might think Read more…

Ladies Learning Code launches in Kitchener-Waterloo!

Ladies Learning Code launches in Kitchener-Waterloo!

Saturday April 12 over 50 people gathered for the launch of Ladies Learning Code in Kitchener-Waterloo!

We launched the Kitchener-Waterloo chapter of Ladies Learning Code on Saturday April 12, and it was an overwhelming success! The sold-out event saw 50 students and mentors come together at The Communitech Hub in Kitchener to learn Intro to HTML/CSS, and walk away with a wealth of knowledge. Led by instructor Carolyn Marshall, Software Engineer at Google, students spent Read more…

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