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By Nicole Belanger
Friday, June 17, 2016
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By Melissa Sariffodeen


Thursday, June 23, 2016


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Creating a safe space online for women

We're honoured to be working with YWCA Project Shift to create safe spaces online for women.

We believe that technology truly has the power to change the world. It can be used to solve the world’s largest problems, bridge the opportunity divide, act as a creative outlet and connect people from around the world. We’re living in a digital age where technology transcends space — from schools to hallways to campus Read more…

By Nicole Belanger


Tuesday, June 21, 2016


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Celebrating Indigenous Tech on National Aboriginal Day!

In honour of National Aboriginal Day, let's take a look at innovative apps and games built by Indigenous creators!

For 20 years, Canada has marked National Aboriginal Day on June 21st. The day is a celebration of the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Across the country today, you will find cultural performances, pow wows, and learning events. Today, we wanted to offer up Read more…

By Val Maloney


Thursday, June 2, 2016


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Code Hits the Road for Summer ’16!

Ladies Learning Code's cross-country tour hit the road this week, kicking off with a party in Toronto.

This past Sunday in Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park, Ladies Learning Code hosted the official kick-off party for its code:mobile cross-country tour, complete with maker sessions, robot demos and cotton candy. What is the code:mobile? It’s Canada’s first travelling computer lab: a refurbished Dodge Sprinter van that has been turned into a mobile computer classroom with the support Read more…

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…