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By Melissa Sariffodeen
Monday, March 21, 2016
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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


From Ladies Learning Code

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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


From Ladies Learning Code

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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…

By Melissa Sariffodeen


Friday, January 22, 2016


From Ladies Learning Code

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Canada, we need to invest in STEM, now. Our future depends on it.

Over the last five years, I’ve amassed quite the list of reasons why women and youth should learn to code through my work at Ladies Learning Code. From gaining access to lucrative and rewarding careers to developing a new perspective for problem solving to enjoying the sense of empowerment that comes from building — the Read more…

By Amanda Huang


Tuesday, January 12, 2016


From Girls Learning Code

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Ladies Learning Code’s Teen:club initiative takes off!

We are a few months into our Ladies Learning Code teen:club program. Last fall, we decided to pilot a program for teen girls ages 13 to 17 years old. We wanted to further extend our mission in equipping young women with the empowerment, knowledge and tools to shape our future – and most importantly, something Read more…