Heather Payne

Heather Payne

Heather is a Toronto-based entrepreneur and angel investor with a passion for education. In 2011, she started Ladies Learning Code, now a national non-profit serving Canadians in over 30 cities across the country. In 2012, she founded HackerYou to bring longer-term coding training to Toronto. She now operates HackerYou full-time and serves over 1000 students a year from a 12,000 square foot space at Queen & Spadina. In 2013, she was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women for her work exposing women and girls to programming and technology.