Ladies Learning Code at Open Data Ottawa’s Learn Hack YOW

Ladies Learning Code at Open Data Ottawa’s Learn Hack YOW

Hey, Ottawa! Have you been wondering how to get your Ladies Learning Code fix over the month of December? Look no further than Open Data Ottawa’s Learn Hack YOW on December 8th at City Hall! On December 8th, some of Ottawa’s finest Open Data hackers will get together to teach workshops and give talks designed Read more…

Workshop in Review: Ottawa Chapter Kicks Off with Intro to HTML CSS

Workshop in Review: Ottawa Chapter Kicks Off with Intro to HTML CSS

This past Saturday, we launched our brand new Ottawa Chapter with a sold-out Intro to HTML CSS workshop. With 50 women (and men) in attendance, and another 20 on the waitlist, we couldn’t be happier with the success of the chapter’s first event! Read on to hear about Ladies Learning Code’s Ottawa debut! Our learners Read more…

Technovation Challenge: An Opportunity to Mentor Young Women

Technovation Challenge: An Opportunity to Mentor Young Women

This is a guest post by Gillian Evans. Learn more about her below, and learn more about the Technovation Challenge here! As a high school math and physics teacher (and a former civil engineer), I’m passionate about encouraging girls into science and technology – so are the folks at Technovation! Technovation is a program set Read more…

Workshop in Review: Intro to Web Design

Workshop in Review: Intro to Web Design

This past Saturday, we brought together 24 design professionals and over 65 learners for our first Intro to Web Design workshop. (Not including the 75+ people that were on the waitlist for Saturday’s workshop! We’ll definitely be running this one again soon!) Read on to discover what this group of aspiring web designers got up to on Read more…

The mentors of Intro to Web Design

The mentors of Intro to Web Design

This Saturday, Ricardo Vazquez and Ryan Bannon will be leading our Intro to Web Design workshop. Scroll down to meet our co-lead instructors and all of the mentors who have kindly volunteered their time and knowledge to our learners! Co-Lead Instructor: Ricardo Vazquez (@iamrvazquez | Google+) UI/UX Designer at 500px What are you passionate about?  Read more…

Meet the Mentors of Our First-Ever Ottawa Workshop!

Meet the Mentors of Our First-Ever Ottawa Workshop!

We have been hearing amazing things about Ottawa’s tech and startup community, and we just had to check it out for ourselves. On Saturday, November 24, 2012 Ladies Learning Code will be launching in Ottawa! We will be kicking things off with a sold-out Intro to HTML CSS Workshop. Christina Truong will be leading learners Read more…

Girls Learning Code: Newly Minted Bloggers!

Girls Learning Code: Newly Minted Bloggers!

For a lot of girls, last Friday was more than just a P.A. Day. On November 16th, a room full of tech savvy girls spent the day with Girls Learning Code, learning all about the ins and outs of blogging in our “Become A Brilliant Blogger” workshop! This workshop focused on two elements: how to Read more…

Girls Learning Code: Meet our Blog Savvy Mentors!

Girls Learning Code: Meet our Blog Savvy Mentors!

Girls Learning Code is hosting it’s first P.A. Day workshop this Friday and we couldn’t be more excited! We’re bringing back some fun learning opportunities with HTML and CSS, but this time we’ve added a new twist. The girls will gain confidence in HTML and CSS by experimenting with Tumblr, a free and popular blogging Read more…

10 reasons why you should learn Ruby on Rails

10 reasons why you should learn Ruby on Rails

This post was originally written by Justin James for Tech Republic. Takeaway: There are plenty of compelling reasons to check out Ruby on Rails — like the development model, the job market, and the abundance of good IDEs. Ruby on Rails has been out now for a number of years, but lately its popularity has gone Read more…

Meet our Vancouver Mobile Workshop Mentors!

Meet our Vancouver Mobile Workshop Mentors!

On Saturday, November 17, 2012, the Vancouver Edition of Ladies Learning Code will host an Introductory Mobile Workshop. Angelina Fabbro (@angelinamagnum) will help us unravel the magic of making websites friendly for phones and tablets. The workshop will be supported by seven mentors from the community, who volunteered their time and knowledge to make this Read more…

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