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GDI SF Newsletter: International Womens Day, HTML/CSS Workshop, Responsive Design Bootcamps, MakeGamesWithUs, HackFit

From: Pamela
Sent on: Friday, March 7, 2014 10:31 AM

Hi all -


We’ve started our spring series - HTML and CSS workshops are done, JS workshops are ahead. Looking forward to meeting more of you. Thank you to our space sponsors: Adobe, Mozilla, Square, HackReactor, Disqus, and Macy’s!


Saturday is International Women’s Day!


Tonight (Friday) is a viewing of “Girl Rising”, which coincides with screenings all over the world. Sign up for tickets here.


Ways you can learn to code


The SFHTML5 meetup is hosting a HTML and CSS basics workshop, and has reserved spots for 5 GDI members. Email me if you are interested, I will give priority to those who were on the waiting list for our workshop.


BAVC has 2 new Responsive Design bootcamps, six weeks each (March 31 - May 8 and and April 7 - May 14). If you qualify for TechSF, you can attend for free and also get job hunt coaching for a year. All inquiries can be directed to [address removed]


MakeGamesWithUs is a new summer academy for learning how to make iOS games, for ages 13-25.


GDI chapter leader Liz Abinante wrote a great blog post for those of you thinking about becoming a web developer.


Encourage kids to code


The Dare 2B Digital conference in March encourages young women to careers in computing.


High School Hacks is a hackathon for high schoolers, March 8th-9th, in San Jose. They’re also looking for teachers and advisors.


Already a developer?


There’s a neat sort of hackathon coming up in SF, HackFit, March 21-23rd. If you use the promo code “hardcore hackfitter”, you’ll get $10 off.


Google is also hosting an event about their cloud offerings on March 25th: Google Cloud Platform Live. If you sign up, mention “Girl Develop It” as your company, so that they’ll prioritize you on the waitlist.


And now for our normally scheduled links!...


GDI SF Workshops:


Local Tech Workshops & Meetups:



  • Mar. 21-23, SF:



Weekly Study Groups: Check our list here.


Bootcamps/Courses: Check our list here.

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