Introduction to Ruby: The Mentors

Introduction to Ruby: The Mentors

We are so thrilled to bring back Dessy Daskalvov  for another Intro to Ruby Workshop. Thank you so much to our volunteer Mentors – from the bottom of our hearts. We couldn’t do it without you!   Lead Instructor: Dessy Daskalvov (@dess_e) Developer at The Working Group What are you passionate about?  “Building things that Read more…

Girls Learning Code by Jon Lim (@jonlim)

Girls Learning Code by Jon Lim (@jonlim)

Check out this video created by the talented Jon Lim (@jonlim) of our Girls Learning Code March Break tech camp! It totally captures the energy. Thank you, Jon. We appreciate you! (Oh, another treat from Jon – check out this gorgeous panoramic shot of camp!) Girls Learning Code – March 12-16, 2012 from Jon Lim Read more…

Another awesome Girls Learning Code video

Another awesome Girls Learning Code video

Check out this video of Girls Learning Code (our March Break tech camp for girls) by Emily Halberstadt and My City Lives. Thanks to Emily and My City Lives for helping us to document an incredible week. We appreciate you!

Interview with our JavaScript Workshop Sponsor: Aaron Skonnard from Pluralsight

Interview with our JavaScript Workshop Sponsor: Aaron Skonnard from Pluralsight

This is an interview with the President & CEO our March 18th JavaScript workshop sponsor, Pluralsight. Learn more about Aaron Skonnard below, or check out his LinkedIn profile here. He’s also on Twitter at @skonnard. You can also follow Pluralsight at @pluralsight. 1. Who are you? Aaron Skonnard, President/CEO and cofounder of Pluralsight. 2. What Read more…

Tale of a Mentor: “Why I mentor” by Peter Newhook

Tale of a Mentor: “Why I mentor” by Peter Newhook

Entirely by accident, I came across Ladies Learning Code for the first time last summer. A Facebook post by a university friend made its way into my News Feed. She excitedly declared “I’m learning HTML & CSS this weekend!” It took me a few seconds to understand what I was reading, because I never would Read more…

Lead Instructor & Mentor Meet n’ Greet: A Really Fun Party!

Lead Instructor & Mentor Meet n’ Greet: A Really Fun Party!

On Wednesday evening, we met and mingled with over 100 of Toronto’s hottest, brightest and most passionate developers and designers at an event that we called the Ladies Learning Code Lead Instructor & Mentor Meet n’ Greet. An incredible group of people showed up. How lucky are we, right? The motivation for the party…er, event? Read more…

Interviewing Girls Learning Code campers!

Interviewing Girls Learning Code campers!

Last week, our Girls Learning Code March Break camp was a blast! We’ll be releasing a couple videos showcasing the camp, but for now, here is a rough cut from one of them. Check out these interviews with Girls Learning Code campers: The girls loved being interviewed! And we’re sure you agree: they’re pretty savvy, Read more…

Intro to JavaScript:  Your Mentors…

Intro to JavaScript: Your Mentors…

Some of you may know, Intro to JavaScript was actually Ladies Learning Code’s very first workshop ever, last August. Well, Pearl Chen is back, this time with a Co-Lead, Christina Truong , delivering a new and improved JavaScript workshop. I am excited to announce our passionate Mentors, who will be joining Pearl and Christina, supporting our Read more…

Tale of a Mentor: By Ivonne Karamoy

Tale of a Mentor: By Ivonne Karamoy

I first discovered Ladies Learning Code late in the fall of 2011. I had read some articles about the decline in enrollment among females in Computer Science and Engineering programs. Having been one of a handful of females in my University classes, I thought things must have changed since then and I was worried to Read more…

The JavaScript Quiz

The JavaScript Quiz

Ready to find out if you know enough to be able to attend our JavaScript workshop? The Ladies Learning Code “Are You Ready for JavaScript” Quiz Given the HTML/CSS snippet below, can you answer these 4 questions? 1. What is the font size of the first header with the text “Welcome to Ladies Learning Code!”? Read more…

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