I'm running a new Kickstarter!
In Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein, the Creature learned to speak and read from a book called The Ruins, or Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires, by Constantin François de... Read more
Here it is: the digital download of the seminar video!
The wait is over! People with DVDs should have started getting them today.
Here it is, all! Liz and I are so excited to give this to you. As promised,... Read more
Guess what? Your rewards are coming!
It's been a long time coming, but after some epic editing delays and work getting all this together, the seminar DVDs are shipping out tomorrow!
Ask us anything you like... Read more
DVD Reward Update
So far this New Year has been both an exciting and challenging time for the LadyCoders. We have new seminars lined up, lots of new articles (guest posts as well!),... Read more
We need your advice. DVD organizing: by subject or chronologically?
We're very close to printing the DVDs, and are working with the final edits now. We need to put the sessions on the DVDs and set up the... Read more
A holiday gift from LadyCoders: we're starting to ship rewards!
We hope you're having a wonderful holiday season. Today, we shipped the first batch of Kickstarter rewards. If you're a sticker backer, your reward went out in today's... Read more
Almost done with video editing
Hi, all, and happy holidays!
Though finding a great video editor took us about 3.5 weeks longer than we'd have liked, most of the seminar has now been edited into... Read more
T-shirts are in, and here's a snippet of the seminar!
We're working now on the backer rewards. We just got the t-shirts in, and they're extremely nice and high quality.
As we're working on rewards and video editing,... Read more
Looking to partner with a film editing company to create the DVD!
After last weekend's phenomenal success, we're now going through all the footage from the cameras. We have over 30 hours of footage and are now engaged in the... Read more
LadyCoders: Get Hired, Get Ahead Seattle 2012 was a huge success!
Just one hour ago, we closed out the first LadyCoders seminar!
We'll follow up more in the coming days; the sheer quantity of educational material that was generated is absolutely... Read more
Just 10 days away from the seminar you helped to create!
We knew that this seminar would be a lot of work, but it's also a total blast. Thanks to your generosity, we've added another speaker, an attorney who can... Read more
Some spots still open for the seminar!
We have some spaces left for the seminar, and we'd love to see you there! We don't know how many times we will be able to hold a... Read more
All we can say is: Thank You.
We are profoundly honored and proud that you're supporting the dream of helping skilled, technically inclined women to get into programming jobs.
While we're still overwhelmed from the response and... Read more
We're staying positive and looking ahead.
Only 7 hours to go!
As you already know, the LadyCoders site was attacked and taken down last night. Although we quickly had it back up, we experienced some serious... Read more
Site being attacked
So women don’t need help getting into the programming industry, huh? Our site, ladycoders.com, was attacked and taken down thirty minutes ago.We’re not sure how, since we’re not netsec;... Read more
Daily Action Item: Read the story below, and don't bawl, like I did.
I really hope your funding comes through, as I can see the need for... Read more
Holy cow, Batman! 50%! We're halfway there!
Daily Action Item: Read about Anita Sarkeesian's campaign to show how women are portrayed in video games, and the subsequent death and rape threats she experienced from a small but... Read more
Epic Nerd Femmes: Because Coding is Frakking Awesome
Daily Action Item: tell someone about one of your heroes!
Let's not pretend that I'm not a meganerd. I make the average nerd curl up behind his pocket protector with... Read more
The seminar is also an interview bootcamp which mimics the actual experience of a multi-day tech interview.
Daily Action Item: Please retweet or share a post about LadyCoders from someone online who is NOT us. It helps with social media spread. Posting in Reddit or on Digg... Read more
This is the least sexy Kickstarter ever.
Daily Action Item: convince someone you know personally to back this project.
No, seriously. We're not trying to save the world, we're not trying to get eight-year-old girls to love... Read more
Are We Ready To See Tech Women Receive Interview Training and On-The-Job Mentorship? YOU Answer The Question.
There are eight days left in this Kickstarter campaign, we are 18% funded, and we may not succeed.
You. Yes, you. I am talking to you. I’m sitting behind my... Read more
Why So Much?
Greetings from Seattle on this fine summer day!
I recently heard someone say a simple "Wow" about the amount we're asking for here on Kickstarter.
Our seminar is going to... Read more
Why Liz and Tarah have been quiet
Waking Up to Changes and New Experiences
Daily Action Item: Share our story with a lady you know that has the skills and smarts to succeed in tech but lacks the experience on how to get a... Read more
Over 1000 people reached on Facebook
Daily Action Item: Please consider corporate sponsorship of the LadyCoders seminar. If you have contacts in industry, please ask yourselves if there are any opportunities for us to partner with... Read more
Yes, Lorraine was pregnant in our video...and she just had a lovely baby boy!
Daily Action Item: check out the awesome time Liz and I had with the guys at Pishposh TV! Kenneth and Mike's Monday Madness featured us, the LadyCoders, on their great... Read more
We're taking this seriously, and we see you doing the same.
Daily Action Item: It's the thoughtful, reasoned posts which explain a project that get attention and change hearts and minds. Please, contact an influential blogger that you know or write... Read more
We've doubled our funding since yesterday. I can't even believe it. (and we're beginning Daily Action Items)
You are incredible. I am stunned at the support we're seeing! We've DOUBLED our backer pledges since yesterday.
I have been asked again and again by you how you can... Read more
We're excited and honored to meet you! 3 days in, and we're more than 6% of the way there!
Tarah here. I think the thing that has startled Liz, Lorraine, and myself the most since starting this campaign is the messages out of nowhere that show us support and... Read more