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Episode 14  |  23:38 min

Episode 14: Getting to Know Ladies Learning Code

Episode 14  |  23:38 min  |  11.25.2019

Episode 14: Getting to Know Ladies Learning Code

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This is a podcast episode titled, Episode 14: Getting to Know Ladies Learning Code. The summary for this episode is: Ladies Learning Code (LLC) is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of teaching 200,000 Canadian women and youth to code by 2020. It’s a fantastic organization that Georgian Partners is proud to support. In this episode, Steve Leightell speaks to two of LLC’s founders, Melissa Sariffodeen and Laura Plant, to learn more about who the organization works with, what their goals and objectives are, and how they’re making a difference in tens of thousands of lives each year. You'll learn about: • What LLC is and how it works (0:32) • The women in tech problem and what it means (1:47) • Some of the LLC’s success stories (6:55) • How LLC exposes students to other tech companies (12:08) • Some of the challenges LLC has overcome over the past five years (13:02) • The LLC’s main objectives (15:00) • The demographics of LLC’s target audience (18:49) • How to get involved and offer your support to LLC (21:34)
Ladies Learning Code (LLC) is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of teaching 200,000 Canadian women and youth to code by 2020. It’s a fantastic organization that Georgian Partners is proud to support. In this episode, Steve Leightell speaks to two of LLC’s founders, Melissa Sariffodeen and Laura Plant, to learn more about who the organization works with, what their goals and objectives are, and how they’re making a difference in tens of thousands of lives each year. You'll learn about: • What LLC is and how it works (0:32) • The women in tech problem and what it means (1:47) • Some of the LLC’s success stories (6:55) • How LLC exposes students to other tech companies (12:08) • Some of the challenges LLC has overcome over the past five years (13:02) • The LLC’s main objectives (15:00) • The demographics of LLC’s target audience (18:49) • How to get involved and offer your support to LLC (21:34)

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