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GDI Boulder One Year Birthday Bash!

Let's celebrate all of our incredible achievements over the last year with a party!

In one year we've grown to over 500 members, taught hundreds of gals (and guys!) to code, and hosted more than 30 classes and workshops.

Join us in thanking our teachers, volunteers, sponsors, and students. We wouldn't be here without support from the wonderful community in Boulder.

We'll also announce our plans for expansion into the Fort Collins and Denver communities.

We have some amazing stuff planned for year two and can't wait to share it with everyone!

COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS
We will have a limited number of complimentary drink tickets for those of our members who are over 21. First come, first serve. Don't forget to bring your ID to prove it, and tip your bartenders accordingly.

TASTY TREATS
What goes great with a complimentary drink? A free tasty treat of course! We can’t have our first birthday party without a little bit of cake.

GDI RAFFLE
We will have raffle tickets available for purchase for a chance to win some great prizes!

• Class vouchers to use for any 8hr GDI class
• Some coveted, limited edition, GDI swag
• Great gifts from our amazing sponsors
• Lots of other goodies. We can’t give away all the secrets!

Did we mention it's on the roof of the Absinthe House!? The Absinthe House is generously allowing us to take over the roof yet again in celebration of GDI.

Men are welcome to attend this and any GDI Boulder event. We recognize that men are also an important part of bridging the gender gap in technology.

Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this event possible.


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  • amdev

    Great celebration event. Big Shout-Out, to Kate and Cara Jo, for all their leadership efforts over the past year! You both are appreciated.

    Liked the styling sunglasses. And, it was good to get caught up w/a few awesome tech ladies I don't see often too.

    Debra V./amdev

    2 · June 6, 2014

  • Tressa O.

    Fun, the sunglasses are awesome and thanks for the drink!

    1 · June 6, 2014

  • Gretchen K.

    Great party Cara Jo and Kate!

    1 · June 5, 2014

  • JeriBeth

    Congrats on being 1 yr old! To many more years ahead :)

    1 · June 4, 2014

  • Colby

    Happy Birthday GDI Boulder. Wish I could be there to celebrate with you! It was a fabulous first year.

    1 · June 4, 2014

  • Connie O.

    Oh poo, I have too much packing still to do for visit to Utah tomorrow. Thanks to all the people that make GDI possible, it is a really informative and accepting group. Hope you all have fun, and have one for me!

    June 4, 2014

  • Cara J.

    Make sure you're entered in the raffle before 7:30 tonight! That's when we're giving out the free classes :) http://instagram.com/p/o1VykbRSV2/

    June 4, 2014

  • Nicole R.

    I wish I could be there in person. Sending you hugs from Detroit! Happy Birthday GDI Boulder!

    1 · June 3, 2014

    • Cara J.

      Awww Thanks Nicole! Wish you were here too. <3

      2 · June 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Last minute travel plans came up and I won't be able to celebrate with everyone in person. Hope it's a great time.

    June 2, 2014

    • Cara J.

      We'll miss you Weston!

      1 · June 3, 2014

  • Ken A.

    Thanks so much for the invitation and congrats on your first anniversary! I'm so glad that GDI is part of the Boulder Tech Community and I look forward to working with GDI in the future. I wish I could attend!

    2 · June 1, 2014

  • Elaine

    So, as luck would have it, I'm in NYC that week, and Vanessa is in Boulder. I just love the Boulder GDI chapter. Congrats ladies!

    3 · May 19, 2014

    • Cara J.

      Bummer! We'll toast a drink and a cupcake to you from Boulder! Have fun in NYC :)

      May 19, 2014

  • Evernadia

    Nice invitation design! Thanks & Happy Annivy GDI - I cant wait to raise a toast to your thriving longevity; you are needed, respected and loved!

    3 · May 10, 2014

    • Cara J.

      Thanks Nadia! It's been a great year, glad to have you as part of the group!

      May 12, 2014

  • Sandra M C.

    Boo. I am going to be in Austin at Drupalcon all that week. But I will find some GDI ATXers that night and toast GDI Boulder!

    2 · May 9, 2014

    • Cara J.

      Boo is right! We will miss you, but you will be there in spirit. Thank you for all you do for us. <3

      May 12, 2014

Our Sponsors

  • Turing

    Meeting/Class Space + Mentors/TA's

  • SendGrid

    SendGrid is providing class space in Denver as well as food & drink!

  • Gloo

    Space and snacks for events in Boulder.

  • Galvanize

    Space for Boulder workshops

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