Graphic Design & Web Development

Applications for cohort 9 is open!


Graphic Design and Web Development


2 Months

October 2022

Do you want to create unique and effective designs?

The Graphic Design and Web Development program is offered to all womxn, ages 16-29, who are interested in learning the fundamentals web development and foundations of graphic design. Learn to build a website from scratch using programming languages with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. You will delve into Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and XD, understand design thinking, and develop your personal branding.

  • Understand HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Understand Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and XD
  • Create your own website from scratch
  • Develop your personal or business branding



Your Program Mentors

Web Development

Nahrin Jalal is a software developer based in Toronto, Canada.

As Nahrin has taken a non-traditional route to software engineering, ensuring that technical education is accessible to all is especially important to her. To this end, she has taught software development to students of varying demographics as an educator at UforChange and Canada Learning Code, built a STEM learning management system, judged and mentored at hackathons, and coordinated numerous technical workshops and events as Lead of Women Who Code Toronto.

By day, Nahrin works at Vonage in a role that blends her passions for cutting-edge technology, education, and community.

Graphic Design

Toni has a Bachelor’s Degree in Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) and has spent several years focusing her education and work experience on graphic and illustrative work. She has gained a wealth of experience through hosting extracurricular programs while completing her studies.  She has taken on prominent leadership roles and has organized a variety of programs and events during her studies at OCADU. She is a full-time graphic designer, illustrator, and video editor at Enable Education and has taught graphic design to female-identified students at UforChange. She is driven, bubbly, patient, quirky, and absolutely crazy about design and she is excited to share her knowledge with you.