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By Maggie Garratt
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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By Melissa Sariffodeen


Wednesday, March 8, 2017


From Learning Labs

We Rise By Lifting Women

On International Women’s Day, we highlight the importance of engaging, educating and supporting women in the digital literacy.

Within the digital literacy movement, much of the narrative around cultivating national economic prosperity through coding education revolves around youth. Specifically, the importance of equipping young people with the digital skills they will need to succeed in the jobs of tomorrow. While young people are an important and worthy focus in our national conversation on Read more…

By Maggie Garratt


Thursday, February 23, 2017


From Ladies Learning Code

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Welcome to the Ladies Learning Code family, Accenture!

Accenture joins Ladies Learning Code to present National Learn to Code Day 2017!

With 2017 well underway, we here at Ladies Learning Code are already looking ahead to all the amazing initiatives and events that we have planned for this year. One of the most exciting updates is that Accenture is officially joining the Ladies Learning Code family as our Presenting Partner for National Learn to Code Day Read more…

By Carolyn Van


Friday, February 17, 2017


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How to Get Kids Started With Coding (and Keep Them Interested!)

Tips for helping youth ages 6-17 tap into their creativity, problem-solving skills, and technical abilities!

These days parents and educators are inundated with messages about the importance of teaching children how to code, but aren’t always given much in the way of concrete tips for how to make this happen! And for those of us that didn’t get this type of education while we were in school, trying to figure Read more…

By Carolyn Van


Thursday, January 19, 2017


From Ladies Learning Code

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Teen Club turns 1 and expands to Montreal! Des grandes nouvelles!

Calling all teen girls in Montreal! Teen Club is here for you! | Notre programme "Teen Club" sera bientôt offert au jeunes ados de Montréal!

Une annonce en française suit plus bas! A French version of this announcement follows below! According to the National Science Board’s “Science and Engineering Indicators for 2012″, women make up only 26% of Computer Science (CS) and Mathematical Science professionals in the United States. This coupled with the fact that the biggest drop-off in CS Read more…

By Nicole Marzok


Thursday, January 5, 2017


From Ladies Learning Code

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Ladies Learning Code and Influitive Partner to Help Women Skill Up In Their Careers

Announcing an exciting new collaboration with Influitive!

Since 2011, Ladies Learning Code has provided thousands of women with access to informative, empowering one-day workshops on topics ranging from HTML & CSS, to Python, to WordPress, to Photoshop and beyond. While most of our learners come to us for the occasional skills boost, we realized that many of our learners were coming back Read more…

By Carolyn Van


Friday, December 9, 2016


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8 Web Safety Tips for Kids and Youth

Supporting youth and their journey through technology with practical web safety tips, with TELUS WISE.

Our youth programs aim to encourage our next generation of wave makers to feel comfortable, confident and competent with technology. We want to empower them to use it to shape the future through art, inventions, games, stories – and beyond. We can thank the internet for allowing us to connect with one another (hello there!), Read more…