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April Recap: #mtlggPHP Workshop

This season we set out to honour Code Academy‘s Code Year Challenge to make 2012 the year we helped our non-coding members learn a language. And what a resounding success! 85+ women packed the house at Centre St. Pierre and spent 3 hours with Anna Filina and...

by Liesl Barrell on May 21st, 2012
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May: Data Visualization for Fun and Profit with Julie Steele

Infographics and other data visualizations are becoming ubiquitous: in newspapers, journals, blogs, and corporate websites. Visualization is a language just like any other, which is to say that it’s a way of encoding information and ideas for transmission from one human brain to another. Like...

by Liesl Barrell on April 30th, 2012
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March Recap: Finding Entrepreneurial Freedom

It was a beautiful early evening in March and over 50 eager girl geeks filed into BDO Canada‘s sunny conference room to hear Anna Goodson talk about her journey towards finding entrepreneurial freedom. The next hour and a half or two were filled with insightful...

by Liesl Barrell on April 23rd, 2012
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April: PHP for Beginners Workshop

This is the year, we said… Inspired by the success and awesomeness of Montreal Python’s Intro to Python for Women Workshop, heartened by the rise of Ladies Learning Code over in the t-dot, and excited by our new sponsorship from TELUS Shared Hosting: This is...

by georgiana on April 2nd, 2012
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March: Finding Entrepreneurial Freedom with Anna Goodson

Caught the start-up bug? Breaking out on your own? Looking for a way to secure your career, freedom and a healthy dose of fun in every work day? Back in the 90′s Anna Goodson felt the same, and realized that the only way to truly achieve...

by georgiana on March 8th, 2012
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February Event Recap: Punch it up with HTML and CSS with Amanda Aitken

Last month, over 60 Geeks descended on RPM-Mtl, start-up centre and co-working space, to hear incurable entrepeneur Amanda Aitken talk about HTML and CSS and how to create stunning websites Amanda also addressed why it’s important for women to learn how to code and that...

by sandy on March 5th, 2012
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Hacking Health this February 24-25th!

Interested in applying your dev skills to help solve healthcare problems? HackingHealth is happening this February 24-25th and is looking to bring together designers and developers to work with healthcare professionals to innovate and revolutionize healthcare. The event is designed to improve healthcare by pairing...

by sandy on February 13th, 2012
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February: Punch it up with HTML and CSS with Amanda Aitken

Do you have a blog or website – but somehow feel it’s not quite “you”? Do you know what it’s like to spend HOURS looking for the perfect theme or template for your web project, only to keep coming up short? Are you tired of...

by georgiana on February 7th, 2012
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January Recap: Building Websites with Drupal Gardens

We kicked off the New Year with a workshop on Building Websites with Drupal by Suzanne Kennedy of Evolving Web. Over 40 keen members battled the winter ice and rain to come learn how to set-up a website using the Drupal Gardens hosted solution at...

by sandy on February 6th, 2012
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January: Building Websites in Drupal with Suzanne Kennedy

So you need a website for your business, online magazine, or knitting collective. You want to get it online quickly, but you have big plans for adding new features in the future. Where do you start? One solution that has been gaining popularity among small...

by georgiana on January 11th, 2012
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