Girls Learning Code: Game-making with Scratch!

Girls Learning Code: Game-making with Scratch!

To kick off the summer season, Girls Learning Code explored the idea of “play” with a game-making workshop.  Using a web application called Scratch, our group of girls combined the power of play with basic design and programming skills to create fun, interactive games with themes ranging from superhero dogs to flying spell books. Workshop Read more…

Meet Your Mentors for Javascript, Toronto Edition!

Meet Your Mentors for Javascript, Toronto Edition!

Lead Instructor: Brenna O’Brien (@brennaob | http://brennaobrien.com) Front-End Web Developer at Filament Creative Inc. What are you passionate about? “The web and the community surrounding it, and music. . . lots of music.” Why did you get involved with Ladies Learning Code? “I’d love to see girls and women involved in development be the norm, Read more…

Meet your mentors for our Intro to JavaScript workshop in London!

Meet your mentors for our Intro to JavaScript workshop in London!

Joining us on May 25th in London to learn Intro to JavaScript? These amazing volunteers will be helping us learn. A huge thanks goes out to each and every one of them!   Lead Instructor: Zoe Blair (@zoster)   She can be reached on Twitter (@zoster) What are you passionate about? “Mochas!” Why did you get Read more…

Why You Should Mentor at Ladies Learning Code

Why You Should Mentor at Ladies Learning Code

A Guest Post by Ladies Learning Code Mentor, David Misshula  Last weekend I mentored at Ladies Learning Code – an awesome collaborative environment where, you guessed it, ladies learn to code. There’s a few reasons why LLC is amazing. Not only for learners, but mentors alike. You only learn by teaching I forget the feeling of learning to code Read more…

Ottawa – Meet your Intro to Mobile mentors!

Ottawa – Meet your Intro to Mobile mentors!

Joining us for our Intro to Mobile workshop in Ottawa tomorrow? We couldn’t continue to offer these workshops without the generous support of our volunteer lead instructor and mentors! Meet them below: Lead Instructor: Rebecca Putinski (@h4xnoodle | http://bexsys.com) Agile Engineer at Xtreme Labs  What are you passionate about? “Developing software that is beneficial to others Read more…

Announcing Kids Learning Code + Girls Learning Code for teens!

Announcing Kids Learning Code + Girls Learning Code for teens!

The team from Ladies Learning Code and Girls Learning Code is very excited to launch a new program for youth. We’re calling it “Kids Learning Code”. Starting next month, Kids Learning Code will offer monthly workshops and events (and soon, camps!) for both boys and girls. Like Girls Learning Code, these workshops are beginner-friendly, hands-on Read more…

Girls Learning Code Presents…Mother Daughter Hack Day!

Girls Learning Code Presents…Mother Daughter Hack Day!

To celebrate the mothers and mother-figures in our lives, Girls Learning Code hosted a Mother-Daughter Hack Day!  This workshop celebrated the theme of family by focusing on creating a digital scrap book.  Along with the Girls Learning Code chapter lead, Ashley Lewis,  was a fabulous team of mentors including Hannah, Dileshni, Michelle, Pallak, Taylor, Jill Read more…

We’re headed to Montreal!

We’re headed to Montreal!

  We’re excited to announce today that Ladies Learning Code will be expanding to another province and bringing our workshops to the beautiful city of Montreal! In August of 2011, we hosted our first ever workshop in Toronto and today we are adding Montreal to the growing list of Chapters that include Vancouver, Ottawa, Halifax, Read more…

Meet the Mentors of Intro to Python, Vancouver Edition!

Meet the Mentors of Intro to Python, Vancouver Edition!

On Saturday, May 11th we will be hosting an Introduction to Python Workshop in Vancouver!  If you’re joining us these are the amazing people who will be helping us learn all day. A huge thanks to them for volunteering their Saturday! Lead Instructor:  Tavis Rudd @tavisrudd What are you passionate about?  I’m passionate about making computers and Read more…

Girls Learning Code: HTML & CSS

Girls Learning Code: HTML & CSS

Our last Girls Learning Code workshop was an exciting and action packed day at Girls Learning Code! Kathryn Barrett led a fantastic workshop that introduced the girls to some essential coding skills, with the end goal of each girl building their own web page. Kathryn led the girls through the basic steps in coding, some Read more…

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