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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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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…

By Val Maloney


Monday, June 8, 2015


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STEM Profile Series: Vanessa Marion-Merritt

This month's STEM Profile features Vanessa Marion-Merritt, former Librarian who's now a front-end developer at TELUS Digital.

This month’s STEM Profile features Vanessa Marion-Merritt, who made a career switch as a Librarian, and now works at Telus as a front-end developer. We talked to her about what inspires her to create her best work, the decision to make a career change, and her favourite apps. What did you want to be when Read more…

By Val Maloney


Monday, May 25, 2015


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STEM Profile Series: Christine Lee

This month's STEM Profile features Christine Lee, who made a career switch from finance and accounting, and now works at Telus Digital.

This month’s STEM Profile features Christine Lee, who made an unexpected career switch from finance and accounting to working on TELUS’ Digital Labs team as a product manager. We talked to her about what inspires her best work, her decision to make a career switch, and her favourite apps.  What did you want to be Read more…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Friday, May 8, 2015


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#LLContheHill

An interactive cocktail reception celebrating digital literacy for women and youth.

On May 5th, Ladies Learning Code, in partnership with Capital Comms Group and Google Canada, hosted 60+ attendees, including parliamentarians in Ottawa at an interactive cocktail reception celebrating women and youth.  Although women have now outpaced men in obtaining post-secondary degrees, only 18% of all computer sciences graduates are women. And after graduation? Only 25% of Read more…

By Kassandra Lenters


Sunday, May 3, 2015


From Learning Labs

Celebrating YOU!

Celebrating our wonderful mentors and lead instructors at Ladies Learning Code.

Ladies Learning Code has been going strong for more than 3.5 years now, thanks to you. To our almost 3000 instructors, mentors, and operational volunteers who support our vision strongly enough to pour their time and energy into the program – we could not have done it without you! Now that’s a whole lot of love and Read more…