Cross-posting content here from Girl Develop It’s blog. Did you know that Girl Develop It is celebrating a huge milestone this month? Over the past five years, we have taught 60,000 students to code across our 50+ chapters. That’s huge! Here are a few highlights of our upcoming celebration: #GDIday: Tuesday, January 12th will be the big, fun start to our month-long celebration. Follow along … Continue reading #GDIday is coming January 12th!
Spending a little time reflecting back on my 2015 felt really positive overall. Some of the numbers surprised me (hi, one entire day spent giving advice/mentoring folks over coffee) and I feel really excited about some others — I spoke at six conferences and visited a ton of cities (in 14 states) this year. Also, celebrated a few happy milestones. Perfect is the enemy of done. My goal in … Continue reading 2015 Year In Review
Check out Girl Develop It board member and VP of Engineering at Stripe, Marc Hedlund talk about the importance and urgency of getting more women into tech now in this trailer for the CODE documentary: You have to be impatient. Whatever it takes to move the number now, we have to do that. Well, I’m excited to see this doc. It’s really amazing to be at … Continue reading CODE Documentary Trailer
Our talk was accepted! On the final day of 2013, Happy Cog developer, Girl Develop It Philly instructor —also longtime friend—Cat Farman and I got together and finished up our OSCON speaker proposal: Lessons from Girl Develop It: Getting More Women Involved in Open Source. We recorded our required video and shipped off our packet. In March, we were notified that our talk was accepted and that … Continue reading Speaking at OSCON 2014