Programming skills are in high demand, and a career in IT can take you far. However, coding can open the door for more than IT professionals. It can open the door of possibilities to explore all sorts of hobbies. With the problem solving, creative, and logical thinking skills required, programming can make possible a lifetime of exhilarating exploration in various fields.

A technology enthusiast, Elina dreamt of turning Latvia into the cradle of future tech innovators. She believed this could only be accomplished by laying the foundations for a modern, technologically-driven education. That’s when she and her friend founded Learn IT, the first coding club in Latvia for children where students are guided to become creators of their world with the help of computer sciences.

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