Events & Resources for Montreal's Women in Tech

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Responsive Typography with Clarissa Peterson

  Your content is the most important feature of your website, so it’s important to...

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September: 10 Golden Usability Heuristics with Elida Arrizza

  A great User Experience (UX) is key to user delight and a positive attitude...

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July: Female Founders Startup Showcase with Keynote by Monica Dodi

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed we didn’t have an event in June… Now...

Beware the power of the pajama-clad, Cheeto-eating, twitter, blogging hordes. We are legion!

— Rachel Maddow

I think every woman should have a blowtorch.

— Julia Child

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.

— Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

— Virginia Woolf

It’s easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to get permission.

— Grace Hopper

Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.

— Doris Lessing

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.

— Gloria Steinem

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.

— Simone de Beauvoir

You can’t be what you can’t see.

— Marian Wright Edelman

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.

— Alice Walker

Initiatives & Resources

Miss Representation

Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation (90 min;...

 
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Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation (90 min; TV-14 DL) uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.

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Gen INC. Teaching Kids Programming

Gen INC. is a web channel for young girls and women who are independent, fun loving,...

 
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Gen INC. is a web channel for young girls and women who are independent, fun loving, curious, amusing and smart demanding consumers. A tech savvy generation, the channel is a subtle blend of magazine, live show, fiction, discussion board and events. Audience participation is encouraged through and via the Gen INC. web site, events and live audience episodes.  Gen INC. will also make use of social networking tools such as Twitter to have critical up to the minute reach.

Gen INC. is hosted by Genevieve L’Esperance, a Microsoft Certified Professional from the age of 15,…

Ladies Learning Code

Ladies Learning Code is a collective of women working to empower everyone to feel comfortable...

 
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Ladies Learning Code is a collective of women working to empower everyone to feel comfortable learning basic, beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative way.

They held their first event on August 6th, 2011 at the Centre of Social Innovation in Toronto, Ontario, going over the basics of HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

learn more at ladieslearningcode.com