Women Developers and Programmers!

Want to learn how to code? Have a great idea? Don't be shy. Develop it.

It can be intimidating for women to learn and ask questions when they are in an extreme minority. While open and welcoming, today's budding developer community is up to 91% male. There isn't a comfortable place where women can learn at their own pace and not be afraid to ask "stupid questions."

We decided it was time to provide a place where all questions are OK and everyone can learn in a supportive environment. Our courses focus on coding, leveraging existing technology, and having something to show for it (aka building sweet websites).

Stay tuned to this meetup for upcoming scheduled classes.  Our organizers are currently in transition, but we have some great classes planned for the near future.

 

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    Gail Carmichael

    "Hello GDI Ottawa super-fans! I know there has been a lot of enthusiasm on your end for our chapter starting up again.  I want to get more classes going as soon as possible, but we have a road block in our way to deal with first. Girl Develop It!..."

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    Jessica
    "Industrial designer turned interaction designer who likes code."
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    Stephanie | Newborn Photographer
    "Originally from the GTA, I'm a uOttawa graduate and professional newborn photographer. I'm pretty much a one-woman-show when it comes to my business, and I'd love to learn more and refine my web-design skills for a fab DIY website with custom apps."
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    Damira
    "My name is Damira. I would like to learn how to code in non-intimidatin­g circle."
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    Rachael D
    "I am a young professional working in communications.­"
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    Bonnie Cheung Bonnie Cheung joined
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    Bonnie Cheung
    "I am interested in learning Javascript and everything else that goes with client-side development, ie. CSS, HTML5, and Ajax."
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    Rosanna QS Rosanna QS joined
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    Rosanna QS
    "I represent QS World Grad School Tour North America and I'm looking to connect with people who want to further their career through education."
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    Paroma Datta Paroma Datta joined
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    Paroma Datta
    "Hi there. Am an electrical engineer by qualification, hardware developer by profession and app developer by choice :) I also work as a part time teacher. I am at the cusp of developing a start up with my friend on alternative energy sources."
 
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