Heather Payne is the founder and CEO of the HackerYou College of Technology. Launched in 2012, the HackerYou College of Technology is a registered Private Career College based in Toronto, Canada. Serving over 1000 students a year from a 12,000 square foot campus in the tech hub of the city, HackerYou offers both vocational and continuing education programs for people who want to learn to code. The best part? Approximately 70% of students are female.
Prior to launching HackerYou, Heather was the founder of Ladies Learning Code, now called Canada Learning Code, which received a $9 million grant from the Canadian Government last year. She’s an active angel investor and lives in Toronto with her husband (who is also an entrepreneur) and her two kids.
Twitter – @heatherpayne | @hackeryou
Host Loren Feldman is joined by Joelle Faulkner (Co-Founder and President, Area One Farms), Richard Graeter (President and CEO, Graeter’s Ice Cream), Heather Payne (Founder – Ladies Learning Code; CEO, HackerYou College of Technology), Nick Friedman (Co-Founder and President, College Hunks Hauling Junk), Debra Jasper (Founder/CEO, Mindset Digital), Betsy Hubbard (President and Founder, Mindset Digital), and Matt O’Hayer (Founder & CEO, Vital Farms) on the Thursday, November 8, 2018 edition of Mind Your Business, with the Wharton SBDC.