Want to become a role model in tech?

Hackergal Ambassadors are problem solvers, innovators, and changemakers, leading by example and advocating for greater diversity and inclusion in the tech industry across Canada.

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Built by girls for girls, Hackergal’s Ambassador Program equips girls with the skills, tools, and confidence to pave the way for a better, brighter future.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Be a role model
  • Learn to code with a purpose and a passion
  • Collaborate with like-minded girls
  • Host a coding club and teach other girls to code
  • Be eligible for letters of reference
  • Meet industry experts and attend virtual events
  • Develop your Future-Ready Competencies
  • Count volunteer hours toward requirements in your province

Jul – Sep

01. Code Together

Participate in team building activities while learning how to code using Lynx Coding Platform. A text based system that acts as a stepping stone to learn advanced professional coding languages.

Oct – Dec

02. Learn to Lead

Find your voice as a role model. Impart the coding skills and experience you’ve gained to others through Hackergal’s live webinars, workshops and presentations at organizations across Canada.

Jan – Apr

03. Host a Club

Learn how to plan, outreach, and facilitate a coding club for girls in your local community! Meet women in tech industry experts through exclusive Ambassador events and opportunities.

May – Jun

04. Inspire Others

Celebrate and share your journey as a Hackergal Ambassador through Hackergal’s Annual Hackathon Program. Inspire other girls to the possibilities of coding and how much fun it can be!

Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year are now open!

THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO APPLY:

Submit Your Own Application

Fill out the Application Form by Monday, June 28, 2021!

Be Nominated by a Facilitator/Educator

A facilitator/educator fills out a Nomination Form by Monday, June 28, 2021!

Eligibility

  • Identify as a girl
  • Age 14-18
  • Live in Canada
  • Commit to 1 year (July 2021 – June 2022)
  • Passionate about closing the gender gap in tech!

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Meet the Hackergal Ambassadors!

Bhavani Potdar

Grade 10

Brianna Sewell

Grade 10

Dawn Naugle

Grade 10

Eila Farnood

Grade 10

Evelyn Fallah

Grade 10

Janat Baig

Grade 12

Nicole Liu

Grade 12

Samia Hassan

Grade 9

Shauna-Lee Foster

Grade 9

You Heard it Here First!

It’s so powerful to be part of a community of like-minded girls collaborating on complex coding projects!

Janat BaigGrade 12 Hackergal Ambassador

I have thrived with the opportunity to share my story and speak in front of groups of people about my passion for code.

Eila FarnoodGrade 10 Hackergal Ambassador

It's always rare to meet other girls who are interested in coding and tech and I love hearing the stories of women who have succeeded in their respective fields.

Nicole LiuGrade 12 Hackergal Ambassador

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