ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 19. Melissa Sariffodeen

Melissa Sariffodeen

Location: Canada

Melissa is the co-founder and CEO of Canada Learning Code, launched in 2011 as Ladies Learning Code to champion digital literacy education, especially for women and young people. They have helped over 600,000 people across the country in 10,500 educational events, and received $8 million in funding from the Canadian government to provide more education in schools. Melissa is a judge of Inspiring Fifty Canada, and was a 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Winner.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @melsariffodeen
Medium: @melsariffodeen

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Posted in Ada Lovelace Day 2020.