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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Monday, March 21, 2016
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By Nicole Belanger


Wednesday, May 18, 2016


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A Non-Techie Builds the Web: Meet Veronica Van of TELUS digital

Veronica Van, People Ops Specialist at TELUS Digital shares the story of taking on her first major technical project!

I met up with Girls & Kids Learning Code mentor Veronica Van on a chilly Wednesday morning in March at a downtown coffee shop. It was 9:30AM, peak caffeination time for sleepy commuters and the place was busy, so we had to share a little slice of the bar by the window. But within minutes, Read more…

By Nicole Belanger


Tuesday, May 10, 2016


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The code:mobile goes to Parliament Hill!

On May 10th, 2016, the code:mobile, Canada's first-ever travelling computer lab will visit Parliament Hill to launch a nation-wide tour.

Ladies Learning Code Launches the Cross-Country Tour of the Code:Mobile Canada’s First-ever Travelling Computer Lab aims to Teach Youth to Code OTTAWA – May 10, 2016 – Today Ladies Learning Code will be at Parliament Hill to mark Science Odyssey Week and launch their newest and biggest initiative – the code:mobile. The code:mobile is Canada’s first-ever Read more…

By Nicole Belanger


Tuesday, April 26, 2016


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Red Deer, Here We Come!

On May 14th, we'll be offering our Intro to HTML & CSS for the first time in Red Deer!

We’re thrilled to announce that Ladies Learning Code is headed to Red Deer!  In August of 2011, we hosted our first ever workshop in Toronto and today we are adding Central Vancouver Island to the growing list of Chapters that include Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax, London, Edmonton, Fredericton and Calgary. The island has a strong and growing tech scene Read more…

By Brittany Hemming


Wednesday, March 23, 2016


From Learning Labs

What Does a Webmakers Camp Look Like?

The purpose of our camps is to expose girls to experiences where they aren’t just users but builders of technology.

The purpose of our camps is to expose girls to experiences where they aren’t just users but builders of technology. Showing girls how technology can help them be creative and change the world. Our camps aim to give the girls a unique experience with technology that will encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers, to Read more…

By Steve Blair


Friday, February 26, 2016


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We’re offering Computer Science scholarships in partnership with IMACS!

Know a creative girl that wants to pursue computer science in university or college? We’re offering scholarships to UCS1 in partnership with IMACS! University Computer Science I (UCS1) is a challenging and engaging introductory programming course that gives students the tools they need to excel as a computer science major in college. UCS1 teaches the Read more…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Thursday, January 28, 2016


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Welcome to the Ladies Learning Code family, Scotiabank!

Today, we’re thrilled to announce our official partnership with Scotiabank, which will help bring our vision of digital literacy to even more Canadian youth this year. “Partnering with a company as innovative as Scotiabank is really exciting for us”, says Melissa Sariffodeen, Co-Executive Director at Ladies Learning Code. “Not only does it provide us with Read more…