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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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By Laura Plant


Wednesday, July 29, 2015


From Learning Labs

Kids Learning Code Activity Book – Call for Submissions

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…

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…