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By Maggie Garratt
Monday, December 12, 2016
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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


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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


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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…

By Nicole Belanger


Wednesday, December 7, 2016


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Niagara, Here We Come!

We're closing out 2016 with some exciting news: Ladies Learning Code is launching in the Niagara region!

We’re thrilled to announce that Ladies Learning Code is headed to Niagara!  In August of 2011, we hosted our first ever workshop in Toronto and today we are adding Niagara to the growing list of 29+ Chapters that include Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax, London, Edmonton, Montreal and Calgary. We are thrilled to be able to provide the same Read more…

By Nicole Belanger


Monday, December 5, 2016


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Justin Trudeau Takes Part in Hour of Code’s Historic Global Launch

We couldn't have imagined a more exciting guest for the global launch of Hour of Code!

Cherchez-vous la version française? Vous le trouverez ici! Here at Ladies Learning Code, we’ve had lots of really special days — our annual National Learning Code Day, the Code Mobile’s visit to Parliament Hill, our first Teachers Learning Code workshop…the list goes on! But today might just have taken the cake. Because today, Hadi Partovi of Read more…