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#GDIday is coming January 12th!

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!

Speaking about Girl Develop It at the White House Tech Meetup. April, 2015. Photo by Liz Gorman.

2015 Year In Review

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

Summer of Open Source Project Night

Speaking at OSCON 2014

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