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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
From Learning Labs

By Val Maloney


Monday, May 25, 2015


From Ladies Learning Code

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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


From Ladies Learning Code

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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…

By Chelsey Tobin


Monday, April 27, 2015


From Ladies Learning Code

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STEM Profile Series: Jenise Lee

Profiling women in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics sectors that are helping to change the face of the STEM fields.

This month’s STEM Profile features Jenise Lee, a chemical engineer and CEO and Founder of Clean Care; an organization that administers the Canadian Certified Clean seal of approval so shoppers can easily identify safer beauty and personal care products. We spoke to Jenise about her accomplishments, the beginnings of Clean Care and how the Clean Read more…

By Laura Plant


Friday, April 17, 2015


From Ladies Learning Code.

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Our Youth Programs are heading to Sudbury!

Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code workshops and after school programs are launching in Sudbury!

We’re excited to announce that we’re heading to Sudbury! With the help of Samantha Onuska, we will be running a series of Kids Learning Code and Girls Learning Code workshops in 2015! Our workshops are designed to help kids see technology in a whole new light – as a medium for self ­expression, and as a Read more…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Tuesday, April 7, 2015


From Girls Learning Code

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Announcing Free Girls Learning Code Workshop Coast to Coast!

Girls Learning Code workshops will be available across the country for free in Ladies Learning Code’s Chapter cities!

We’re excited to officially announce today our continued involvement with Microsoft as a YouthSpark Partner for 2015. As a founding YouthSpark member in 2012, our growing relationship with Microsoft has allowed our youth programs to thrive. Last year, we were able to expand and pilot our popular Girls Learning Code workshops in 10+ cities across Read more…