Girl Develop It is an international organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software and web development through mentorship and hands-on instruction.

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

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.

Are you a GDI Philly member? Join our Google Group to connect with others.

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.

Interested in sending a job posting or does your company want to sponsor a student? Contact us!

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


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