Women Developers and Programmers!

Want to learn how to code? Have a great idea? Don't be shy. Develop it.

It can be intimidating for women to learn and ask questions when they are in an extreme minority. While open and welcoming, today's budding developer community is up to 91% male. There isn't a comfortable place where women can learn at their own pace and not be afraid to ask "stupid questions."

We decided it was time to provide a place where all questions are OK and everyone can learn in a supportive environment. Our courses focus on coding, leveraging existing technology, and having something to show for it (aka building sweet websites).

Stay tuned to this meetup for upcoming scheduled classes.  Our organizers are currently in transition, but we have some great classes planned for the near future.

 

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    Janet Marie Rye Janet Marie Rye joined
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    Janet Marie Rye
    "I am interested in meeting women entrepreneurs or wannabees and development oriented individuals."
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    Luqman
    "I am not a girl but I have been developing software for the last 14 years."
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    Lindsay Lindsay­ joined
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    Lindsay
    "I've always wanted to learn to code!"
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    Jen McMullan Jen McMullan joined
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    Jen McMullan
    "Moved back to Ottawa from Toronto. Looking to mingle, learn and have fun!"
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    Claudie Larouche Claudie Larouche joined
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    Claudie Larouche
    "My background is in computer science but there is always something new to learn!!"
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    Jasmine Rose Jasmine Rose joined
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    Jasmine Rose
    "I like comedy, music, candy, dresses, singing, and reading. I live with my husband, baby boy, and two cats. I'm interested in ethics and simplicity. But I'm too much of a hoarder to be a minimalist."
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    Nick Schonning Nick Schonning joined
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    Nick Schonning
    "Govie by day, open source over contributor by night https://github.­com/nschonni"
 
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Founded Jul 24, 2011
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