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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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By Cahill Puil


Tuesday, August 25, 2015


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STEM Profile Series: Erin Marchak

This month’s STEM Profile features Erin Marchak, former film editor turned developer, who's now the Technical Lead at Myplanet.

This month’s STEM Profile features Erin Marchak, who initially entered the film industry but made the switch to web development and became the Technical Lead at Myplanet – a design and development company in Toronto. We talked to her about overcoming misconceptions in technology, why she made the career change and what inspires her. What Read more…

By Meredith Underell


Sunday, August 23, 2015


From Learning Labs

Vancouver’s Kids Learning Code Team has joined forces with Traction on Demand’s Bandit Tour

Vancouver’s Kids Learning Code team is hitting the road! We have joined forces with Traction on Demand’s Bandit Tour to teach workshops in 3 BC towns. Working with local schools, Vancouver’s Youth Chapter Lead, Caitlin Tuba, and a Traction employee will teach to grades 5 and 6 over 3 days. On September 9th, they will be in Chilliwack Read more…

By Laura Plant


Wednesday, July 29, 2015


From Learning Labs

We’re creating a Kids Learning Code activity book and we need your help!

As you may know, our mission is to be the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders – not just consumers – of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way. Our goal is to reach 200,000 participants by 2020 and our strategy is to do this, not Read more…

By Laura Plant


Tuesday, July 28, 2015


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Learning Fast and Slow – How Mentorship Accelerates Mastery

This is a guest post by Ivana McConnell, interaction designer at Myplanet. This past March break, I was fortunate enough to be a mentor to a group of girls taking their first steps into the world of code and design. Hosted at Freshbooks, Ladies Learning Code became Girls Learning Code for the week, fostering an Read more…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Monday, June 29, 2015


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STEM Profile Series: Foteini Agrafioti

This month’s STEM Profile features Foteini Agrafioti, founder of the popular Nymi wristband and now Chief Innovation Officer at Architech.

This month’s STEM Profile features Foteini Agrafioti, founder of the popular Nymi wristband and now Chief Innovation Officer at Architech. We talked about what inspires her best work, the inside scoop on being a female innovator in the tech industry, and even got into her favourite apps. What did you want to be when you Read more…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Friday, June 19, 2015


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Sponsor Series 2015 – June Edition

Your dose of news, special announcements, exclusive offers, and job postings from our sponsors!

Ladies Learning Code is in-part supported by an awesome network of partners and sponsors. These companies range from small start-ups to some of the largest companies in Canada and everything in between. This is the second quarterly sponsor blog post of 2015, enjoy! The Working Group: We’re Committed To Changing The Ratio The Working Group (TWG) is Read more…