What does it mean to be a Ladies Learning Code Mentor?

What does it mean to be a Ladies Learning Code Mentor?

One of the biggest reasons Ladies Learning Code workshops have become so popular is because of people we like to call Mentors. Ladies Learning Code workshops range in size – when we started, our workshops usually had between 30 and 60 participants. Now, some of our workshops are as large as 160 learners (depending on Read more…

Equipment Drive: Our Chapters Need Laptops + More! Can you help?

Equipment Drive: Our Chapters Need Laptops + More! Can you 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 Does your company have outdated equipment that has been replaced and you aren’t sure what to do with it?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 programs? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Our Chapter Read more…

Holiday Gift Ideas From Microsoft Canada

Holiday Gift Ideas From Microsoft Canada

This is a guest blog post from one of our biggest supporters, Microsoft Canada. We hope you enjoy their holiday gift ideas list!

This is a guest blog post from one of our biggest supporters, Microsoft Canada. We hope you enjoy their holiday gift ideas. We know that roughly 70 percent of consumer’s plan to give electronics as gifts over the holiday season. At Microsoft Canada, we have a wide variety of industry-leading software and devices so you’re Read more…

Making the Switch into a Tech Career

Making the Switch into a Tech Career

Kathy Tran, Community Director at Switch, shares her advice on starting a career in the tech industry.

This is a guest blog post by Kathy Tran, Community Director at Switch. Getting Started  Whether you are making a big career decision for the first time or in a mid-career pivot, it can be very overwhelming to undergo such a big change. The technology industry is vast and there are many paths to take. Read more…

Happy Holidays from Ladies Learning Code!

Happy Holidays from Ladies Learning Code!

This Holiday Season our community of sponsors and partners want to help us say: Thanks!

All of us at Ladies Learning Code wanted to say a special thank you for your support, love and involvement with our organization this past year. So, we asked our sponsors and community to give us a Warm Fuzzy offer or deal that we could share with you! For the next 16 days, we’ll be Read more…

Introducing Toronto’s Newest Game Designers

Introducing Toronto’s Newest Game Designers

For the P.A. Day, mentors and students met up at The Lab to create new and exciting interactive games!

We had a slightly earlier than normal start to the day for today’s P.A. Day Kids Learning Code Game Design with Scratch workshop. The learners were excited to be learning about how to design games with their day off from school (and some of the parents looked jealous as they dropped their children off on Read more…