What we're about

Girl Develop It is a national nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software 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 (http://girldevelopit.com/donate) helps us expand our mission to create great programs and opportunities for women learning to code.

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

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Networking & Resume Workshop With ITA



Your resume is written and now you're ready to start seeking that perfect internship or first job in tech. With an increasingly large pool of job and internship seekers in the field, is your resume killer enough to grab a potential employer's attention? Are your interview skills sharp enough to land you the job? During this presentation, you’ll gain a better understanding of: • The power of networking and how to grow your social media presence • How to improve your resume • Tips and tricks to follow before and after an interview Please bring questions! This workshop is heavily based on answering questions you have entering the field. Chances are, if you have a question, someone else is wondering the same thing! Date: Tuesday, Jan 22nd from 5:30PM - 7:00PM Location: TechNexus, 20 N Wacker Drive, Suite 1200 Instructor: Trisha Degg Trisha Degg is the Director of Talent Programs for Illinois Technology Association – a business services organization focused on helping great tech companies scale. Trisha helps ITA’s 500-plus member companies navigate Chicago’s talent pool to find the best of the best. With almost 10 years of corporate recruiting, campus recruitment, and HR experience, Trisha excels at finding new ways to locate talent, and is passionate about networking. She works with the heads of HR/Talent at ITA member companies to help develop and refine their procedures and processes. Trisha’s specialties are talent attraction and retention, organizational development, manager training, interview skills/resume writing, building and refining internship programs, and employment branding. Host: Illinois Technology Association (ITA) Read more about ITA and their work in the tech community, here (https://www.illinoistech.org/). Refund Policy: Girl Develop It is unable to offer refunds for cancelled registrations or no-shows. We only extend refunds if 1) the class is cancelled by the GDI chapter leaders due to low enrollment, or 2) the class is rescheduled and you cannot make the rescheduled date. No Drop-Ins: We have a 100% no drop-ins policy. Students that have not registered on Meetup before the class will not be accepted into the class. Please do not show up to a class without registering via Meetup, you will be turned away. Questions?: If you have any questions prior to registering, please contact us at [masked] Age Limit: Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults 18 and over. At this time, we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops. Code of Conduct: Girl Develop It welcomes all genders and identities to our classroom. By entering this group, all community members agree to abide by our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct).

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