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Ladies Learning Code, Sept 21 August 28, 2013

Posted by Jane Fritz in Event, Opportunity, September 2013.
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Ladies Learning Code is a not-for-profit organization, with chapters across Canada, that runs workshops for women (and men) who want to learn beginner-friendly computer programming and other technical skills in a social and collaborative way.

Nicole LeBlanc (Nicole.LeBlanc@nbif.ca) is organizing a local Ladies Learning Code workshop on Sept 21st from 10-5 and is actively searching for mentors to assist with Ladies Learning Code on Sept 21st from 10-5. It will be a basic workshop on HTML & CSS. There will be one mentor for every four participants; the mentors will be responsible for helping people with the assigned exercises. If you would like to be involved, or want further information, please contact Nicole at NBIF: Nicole.LeBlanc@nbif.ca.

Ladies Learning Code Launches in New Brunswick with Learn to Code Day

Ladies Learning Code is excited to announce that it will be expanding its hands-on technology workshops to another province in Canada and bringing their popular beginner friendly workshops to New Brunswick. The first event will take place in Fredericton as part of the National Learn to Code Day initiative but the New Brunswick Chapter be hosting events on an ongoing basis rotating events monthly between Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John.

The first-ever workshop in Fredericton

Students in Fredericton will learn introductory HTML and CSS from instructor Christina Truong and work with volunteer developer mentors who will lead students through the course material and practice activities. By the end of the day each student will have developed their own personal website and have a strong understanding of foundational web skills. HTML and CSS are the backbone of all websites, and knowledge of them is essential to pursuit of web development, creating marketing emails, and even blogging.

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