Our adult programming offers women (and men) hands-on, project-based learning experiences that are designed to give beginners the skills and confidence they need to become digital creators.
Our workshops and educational events are open to adults of all ages. Workshops cover everything from introductory HTML & CSS, to WordPress, Python, Ruby, web design and more. They are especially popular and successful because of the 4:1 ratio of students to volunteer instructors at every workshop, which is only possible because of overwhelming support from the technology and startup communities in the cities where we operate.
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Ladies Learning Code Victoria Merit Scholarship Fund
The Ladies Learning Code Victoria (LLC) Merit Scholarship Fund is awarded to women who have attended an LLC workshop and would like to pursue their Computer Science education further in a program of their choice.
LLC Victoria is privileged to be partnering with the following Founding Members of the Merit Scholarship Fund:
If you are interested in the Merit Scholarship or would like to attend a workshop, but are unable to cover the cost of registration, please visit http://bit.ly/LLCmerit
Victoria Youth Chapter Lead
Victoria Development Coordinator
Monpreet (Mon) Gill
Victoria Ops Lead
Meet some of our Victoria
Victoria Lead Instructor
“I love being involved with Ladies Learning Code because of the emphasis on the fact that anyone can learn to program - it isn't some kind of magic, or unreachable goal - coding can be done by absolutely anyone. Throughout my career I've always tried to get involved in groups and organizations to help teach people of all ages and backgrounds to use and work with computers, and I've really found that LLC has set the bar high in terms of both accessibility and quality. I find being an LLC instructor to be hugely rewarding. Every time someone approaches me after a workshop and tells me that it was easier and more fun than they thought it would be, I know that its worth all the time and hard work that everyone puts into making these workshops happen.”
Software Developer Lead
“I started mentoring with #llcyyj because I love to share my passion for web development with others. The ‘lightbulb’ moments are what do it for me – people realising they can actually use technology to produce something for themselves (be it a website, an online shop or a resume) and not just be a bystander. Whether that translates to a career or remains hobby doesn’t matter, it gives people the power to make choices. That’s infectious!”
“For the past 6 years, I’ve been teaching digital skills to adults, both as a volunteer at the James Bay Community Project and privately. I started coding in the UVic Computer Based Information Systems programme and carried on following graduation, taking Coursera courses online. Ladies Learning Code is perfect for me because I can expand my skills as a learner at some of the LLC workshops and my teaching skills as a mentor at others. The informal LLC meetups are fun,great for keeping in the loop and awash with useful information!”
“I mentor at Ladies Learning Code because I love how they make programming accessible to everyone. Growing up, I was enormously lucky in a lot of ways that led to me being able to pursue a career in programming. Not all people, and especially not all girls and women, get the opportunities I've had and Ladies Learning Code lets me pay it forward. I've also learned a lot just by mentoring at workshops, and on a purely selfish level I really enjoy not being the only woman in the room who's interested in tech.”
“I wanted to break the stereotype that science is hard and only for boys. The fact that I made some great friends was an added bonus.”