Cracking the Code

User-friendly computer programming workshops for women

Mar 15, 2012

Code made easy. (Image: from n3wjack on Flickr)

It was a simple tweet about the need for women to be more fluent in computer code that started the Ladies Learning Code non-profit in Toronto. Providing beginning workshops in JavaScript, HTML and Photoshop to name a few, LLC has become a comfortable learning and meeting space for women to study the building blocks of computer programming.

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Citing the need to break the male dominated tech field, LLC encourages women to embrace technology, and dive into it head first. To that end, they even created a camp, Girls Learning Code, directed to 11-14 year old girls to “use technology as a medium for self-expression, and as a means for changing the world.” [Source: Ladies Learning Code]

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[Image: from n3wjack on Flickr]