heather payne

Heather Payne

Founder and CEO, Juno College of Technology



About Heather Payne

Juno is a registered Private Career College based in Toronto, Canada. It was originally opened in 2012 as HackerYou and the team behind Canada Learning Code (formerly Ladies Learning Code).

Heather Payne is a Toronto-based entrepreneur and angel investor with a passion for education and technology. In 2011, she founded Ladies Learning Code, now known as Canada Learning Code, a national non-profit serving Canadians in dozens of cities across the country. In 2012, she founded Juno to bring longer-term coding training to Toronto. She now operates Juno full-time, serving 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. Heather loves biking to work from her home in Parkdale where she lives with her husband and two young kids.

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