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Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software and web development through in-person, hands-on instruction.

Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build web and mobile applications. By teaching women across the country from diverse backgrounds to learn software development, we can help women improve their careers, gain confidence in their everyday lives and change the world.

Thank you for supporting Girl Develop It on our mission to make software development easy, affordable and accessible to all women. Your contribution helps us expand our mission to create great programs and opportunities for women learning to code.

Want to volunteer? Help out at upcoming events by completing the Volunteer Sign Up Form, sign up to assist our teachers using the TA Sign Up Form, and/or inspire someone to learn how to code with the Mentor Sign Up Form.

Unable to afford a class you're interested in taking? Apply for a scholarship.

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Note: While we focus our mission and messaging to women, we're women inclusive, not women-only.

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    Teaching Meetup

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  • 6 days ago · 7:15 AM

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    Join Girl Develop It members for some early morning coffee and conversation! All are welcome, whether it is your first meet-up or your tenth. This is a very casual... Learn more

  • November 19 · 12:45 PM

    Intermediate HTML/CSS

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    This two-day class runs on Sat, November 19th & Sun, November 20th from 12:45pm to 5pm each day. Through the course of this two-part class, you'll get a thorough... Learn more

  • November 15 · 6:00 PM

    Code & Coffee Study Group

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    Join us for our monthly Code & Coffee Study Group! Whether you're looking to keep practicing what you learned in your last class or are in the midst of a project, your... Learn more

  • November 15 · 6:00 PM

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    This class is a two-night series running on Tues, November 15th, and Thurs November 17th from 6pm to 8:15pm. Ember is a JavaScript framework for creating ambitious web... Learn more

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