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2015 KW Summer Camps

A mom and daughter review I am always looking for great summer camps to send my daughter to in the Kitchener Waterloo Region. I never know if she is going to like the camp or if it will be worth the…

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My Swift Journey: Days 30 to 60

Last month I wrote a post, From Zero to Swift in 30 Days, about my first month learning Swift and building my first iPhone app. This is a follow up about my progress over the next 30 days, along with some…

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Take Charge of Your Career

Me on my last day at D2L wearing my Tinker Truck t-shirt. Tinker Truck™ is a “mobile maker education lab” that travels to schools, libraries, birthday parties and community events. It is run by a friend of mine. Advocate for yourself!…

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A short break out of my coding cave

I can’t brain anymore (Photo by elizabeth lies on Unsplash) You know you’re passionate about something when you have a love-hate relationship with it. If you’ve been in the game long enough, every software dev eventually reaches the point that I’m…

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Fearlessness in the Workplace

How Bungee Jumping Made Me Stronger at Work Being fearless is the mantra of my life. I believe it has been the key to my success and happiness in life, especially as a woman in tech. I want to take you…

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How to Stand Out at Work

Image Source:Royce Bair Everyone wants to have a successful career, but it isn't always easy to see how to do that. Standing out among your peers is a great way to become successful. There are many articles about how to be…

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How I Became a Woman in Tech

Logo I made for stickers I bring to events that expose girls to careers in tech. One thing I have been doing a lot lately is talking to young women about potential careers in tech and STEM. They often know about…

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Code like a girl, dress any way you want

My daughter coding like a girl in a princess dress on Code like a Girl, dress any way you want I think one of the issues of getting girls into Computer Science and other STEM areas is the idea that…

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Teach Kids To code — No experience Necessary!

Teach Kids To code — No experience Necessary! Do you want to expose your child to how to program, but don’t know where to start? Are you a teacher that would like to introduce programming into your math or science class? Almost every…