The other day (to my delight) I was in the newspaper! Amy Kenny of the Hamilton Spectator did a story with myself and Meg Smith the other Co-Lead for Ladies Learning Code. It was a feature that was apart of other stories about women in business and trades where there is underrepresentation. It was an interesting read and really great to see so many other faces of people I knew, other women I have worked with and met through young professional groups in the city.
Read the full article, here.
I remember when I first applied to get involved with Ladies Learning Code it was largely because I felt so isolated in what I was doing, after you graduate from the community of school and enter the working world it can be a lonely and sometimes hostile place. I just wanted to find like minded people who would support and encourage me, and inspire me to keep learning. And, I found that with LLC and I can’t wait to work more with them and meet more female entrepreneurs.
At the end of next month on Saturday September 26th we’re having another workshop at Innovation Factory – Its a beginner Intro to Python workshop, which is a language I haven’t really worked with myself, so I’ll be bringing my pen and notebook!