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GDI Philly Ceasing Operations - Dear GDI Philly community members, It is with a heavy heart that I announce my resignation from GDI and the closure of the Philly chapter. On December 10th of 2018, we announced that the chapte Suzie N. Jan 29, 2019 11:46 AM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - Decemeber Newsletter - Happy Holidays from the Girl Develop It Family! Check out our upcoming events and announcements.   GDI Philadelphia Events Amy C. Dec 4, 2018 5:20 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - Novemeber Newsletter - Welcome to November! As the temperature drops, why not cozy up to some code?   Check out our upcoming events and announcements, Amy C. Nov 1, 2018 7:46 AM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - September Newsletter - Happy September, everyone! Check out our Amy C. Sep 5, 2018 3:09 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - August Newsletter - Happy August, everyone!   Check out our upcoming events and announcements.   GDI Philadelphia Events Amy C. Aug 2, 2018 2:38 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - July Newsletter - Happy July, everyone!   Why not learn something new while you beat the heat? Be cool, stay in school!   GDI Phila Amy C. Jul 1, 2018 10:40 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - June Newsletter - Happy June! School is out, but class is still in session. We have a few classes lined up and will continue to add more throughout the summer.   GDI Philadelphia Events Amy C. Jun 2, 2018 8:21 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - April Newsletter - Happy April, everyone! Spring has sprung, and now is a great time to come out of hibernation.   GDI Philadelphia Events Amy C. Apr 1, 2018 9:37 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - March Newsletter - Happy International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month! We have a great lineup of into and intermediate classes this month, along with our monthly Code and Coffee. Check out the details below and be sure to keep an Amy C. Mar 8, 2018 9:52 AM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - February Newsletter - How about them Eagles?!   It’s been an exciting week in Philly - but now it’s Amy C. Feb 9, 2018 4:35 PM
Girl Develop It Philadelphia - January Newsletter - Happy New Year, everyone!   We are so happy to continue with our 2017 peeps and w Amy C. Jan 6, 2018 12:00 PM
Holiday Party, Year-End Survey, and More from GDI! - Hello everyone: To celebrate the end of the year, we're throwing a big holiday party with some of our favorite fellow Meetup groups: Philly CHI, PANMA, Design Brew, and PUG. We hope you can join us! The party is happening this Wednesday Jen D. Dec 11, 2017 8:04 AM
GDI Philly - Anniversary party 9/23 (final reminder!) - We can’t believe the party is on Friday! Here’s your last-minute guide… Online ticket sales end at 11:30 on Thursday night Tickets will be available for $35 at the door (cash or cred Elise W. Sep 20, 2016 10:02 PM
GDI Philly - Celebrating our 5th anniversary - Greetings, members of Girl Develop It Philly! Year number 5 has been a big one for our chapter. Since our last anniversary party*, updates include: Onboarded two new chapter leaders Seven(!!) new volunteer organizers Elise W. Sep 6, 2016 8:31 AM
Awesome speaking opportunity | WordCamp US - Hi all, I wanted to share an awesome speaking opportunity that was shared by long time GDI instructor and WordCamp US (and Philly) organizer, Tracy Levesque. WordCamp US is returning to Philly for their 2nd year and the call for speakers is now LeeAnn Jul 21, 2016 6:04 PM
Apply to attend Google I/O! - Hello Everyone! To engage more women in the tech community, Google's Women Techmakers program has set aside 150 tickets to the Google I/O Developers Conference ( http Michelle C. Mar 21, 2016 9:33 PM
GDI Volunteer Opportunity - Hello! Girl Develop It Philly has grown tremendously over this past year! Over 90 Meetups, nearly 1,200 new members, and astoundingly - more than 2,900 RSVPs to our events!! We're thankful for all of our members who have been so supportive Sam P. Dec 7, 2015 2:29 PM
ELA Conf - discount code for GDI Philly - Hi all, Our friends over at ELA Conf have shared a 25% off discount with us for the conference happening this weekend. If you're not familiar with ELA Conf, LeeAnn Nov 18, 2015 10:03 AM
Thanks for attending our 4th anniversary party! - It was so wonderful to see everyone at Pipeline last Friday for our 4th Anniversary celebration. From the inspiring lightning talks to the generous donation from AT&T, we're ecstatic that our fourth year is off to such a great start. A HUGE Suzie N. Oct 27, 2015 3:23 PM
Reminder: 4 Year Anniversary Party this Friday! - We can't wait to see everyone this Friday, October 23rd at Pipeline Philly from 6-9pm. You must purchase a ticket to attend - a Meetup RSVP does not guarantee entry! Grab your tickets here before they sell out:  Suzie N. Oct 20, 2015 6:07 PM
Re: [Girl-Develop-It-Philadelphia]­ Come out on Fri, Oct 23rd and celebrate 4 years with us! - Hey Elizabeth,  That's so nice of you! The easiest way to go about it would be to purchase a ticket and then we can do a Twitter giveaway. If you send over your handle, we can give you credit as well.  Yasmine M. Oct 11, 2015 10:16 AM
Come out on Fri, Oct 23rd and celebrate 4 years with us! - Did you know Philly leads in women in technology? Or that we're the second largest tech group in Philadelphia? The community is booming and you're invited to celebrate the end of another awesome year. Join us on Friday, October 23rd at Pipeline Yasmine M. Oct 10, 2015 2:40 PM
Important Announcements: New Co-leader + Anniversary Party Date + Upcoming Events - Hi everyone, The seasons are changing and so is GDI Philly! We have two pieces of noteworthy notes to share. First, I'm happy to announce we have a new co-leader who's joined the leadership team to help propel us Yasmine M. Sep 16, 2015 4:29 PM
Win a scholarship to Bloc!! - Hello students! We are excited to announce that Girl Develop It is working with online mentoring bootcamp, Bloc, to award 12 scholarships to enable GDI members to attend their intensive program tuition-free! Inspired by Gi Girl Develop I. Jun 17, 2015 2:55 PM
Tomorrow: 14th Annual Diversity Career Fair: 5/14 - Friendly reminder that tomorrow, Al Dia News is holding their Girl Develop I. May 13, 2015 1:20 PM
TEDxWalnutStWoman coming on Saturday, May 30th! - Hi all, If you're a fan of TEDtalks, join us and meet other incredible local women at the inaugural TEDxWalnutStWomen conference. It will take place on  Saturday, May 30 at CityCoHo, 2401 Walnut St., Yasmine M. May 13, 2015 11:45 AM
Interested in tech careers? Check out the Day In the Life series! - Are you considering changing careers and aren't sure how to get started, or if it's for you? What if you could get a taste of the role before taking the leap, and get behind the scenes information straight from experienced women in these roles? Suzie N. Apr 17, 2015 3:14 PM
For female entrepreneurs (current and aspiring) - Happy International Women's Day! Celebrate by giving a woman in your life a Twitter shout-out. Copy us (@gdiphilly) and we'll RT it. On to the subject of the email, there's a local group of women that meet monthly over wine to talk about Yasmine M. Mar 8, 2015 11:21 PM
GDI Philly Newsletter #1 - Suzie N. Feb 18, 2015 11:17 AM
Anthony Gold's "8 Hours to a Better Career" workshop Jan 17th - discounts & scholarships - We're busy setting our 2015 goals for GDI and you may be as the new year approaches as well. If you have a career-related resolution, check out Anthony Gold's upcoming all-day workshop Jan 1 Yasmine M. Dec 28, 2014 5:04 PM
Donate technical expertise to a local nonprofit - Hey all, Ready for the holidays? I wanted to pass along this initiative that sounds worthwhile and a wonderful way to give back. The site connects those with tech skills to local nonprofits that need technical help. Yasmine M. Dec 24, 2014 10:58 AM
Calling all GDI Moms! - From Marina Borker , a new Mom and long-time GDI member: Have childcare issues kept you from participating in GDI events and classes? Intere Yasmine M. Dec 21, 2014 10:13 AM
Front-end job listings - 1. INTELLIGENT CAPITAL NETWORK is looking for two positions – a CSS Developer and Sitecore Developer. Contact info: Yasmine M. Nov 28, 2014 8:42 PM
Shop on Amazon? You can now support GDI through your purchases - Girl Develop It is now a designated nonprofit on Amazon Smile! If you haven't heard of it before, it's the same site as Amazon but shopping at the URL supports a selected charity of your choice. And now you can select GDI to receive .0 Yasmine M. Nov 24, 2014 2:50 PM
Hope to see you at our holiday party and show and tell - The year is almost over and we're throwing a year-end holiday party to thank you for all the support you've given us the last 3 years. This includes TA's, sponsors, teachers and of course, all the students. We'll have food, beer, and inspiring Yasmine M. Nov 20, 2014 12:17 PM
Hey entrepreneurs, the 1st women's startup incubator is coming to Philly! - I'm pumped to announce the first ever women's startup incubator is coming, and to Philly of all places! It's run by GDI member Archna Sahay (you may remember her from our Women & Wealth Q&A). More info is below. Women are founding Yasmine M. Nov 19, 2014 4:54 PM
Upcoming events you may want to know about - The year may be coming to an end but there are plenty of events coming up to keep you engaged and inspired. Below are GDI-specific gatherings as well as others for entrepreneurs and just for fun. GDI-specific: I Yasmine M. Nov 16, 2014 4:37 PM
Win free tickets to Philly Startup Weekend Nov 14-16 - We're a sponsor of Startup Weekend Philadelphia , a 3-day startup crash course where you can build a team around your idea or join one to get a feel for what it's like to be an entrepreneur Yasmine M. Nov 1, 2014 4:48 PM
Interested in Civic Tech & Innovation? Join GDI at Rise Conference! - Join us at  Rise and learn how to lead civic change,  October 22-24 , right here in Philadelphia. Girl Develop It members receive $50 off the ticket price (registration link & discount code below)! Girl Develop I. Oct 20, 2014 10:44 AM
Open office hours for aspiring and current women entrepreneurs on Nov 3rd. Only 15 spots available. - Joanne Lang (Founder of AboutOne), Ellen Weber (Co-founder of Robin Hood Ventures and ED of Temple's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute) and Tracey Welson-Rossman (Founder of TechGirlz and CMO of Chariot Solutions) are hosting office hours on No Yasmine M. Oct 20, 2014 10:29 AM
Introducing our new JavaScript series - GDI JavaScript series Our front-end development track - our most popular series - focuses on beginner coders who want to learn how to build a website. Up until now, we haven’t had many advanced co Yasmine M. Oct 13, 2014 12:13 PM
[CORRECTIONS] Don't have a mentor? Here's why you should & how to get one - Hi all, There have been a flood of emails in response to this mentoring program and I'm happy to see so many members will be applying! You are taking a substantial step in your career and I applaud you for being open to gaining guidance and sup Yasmine M. Oct 2, 2014 4:53 PM
Don't have a mentor? Here's why you should & how to get one - I've had a couple of mentors in my life that I accredit to where I am today. First was Chris Pavlides at Temple University who would patiently listen to my "next big idea" and challenge me to think through each concept and find the holes myself Yasmine M. Oct 2, 2014 9:48 AM
Class date moved: Intro to Adwords (Paid Advertising) is now on Saturday, Oct. 4th - Hey all, A few members have reached out asking us to reschedule the upcoming Intro to Adwords class. We made it work and it is now next Saturday, October 4th from 12 Yasmine M. Sep 23, 2014 10:12 AM
Celebrate 3 years of GDI Philly! 2 days left for early bird tickets. - If you haven't seen the announcement yet, we're throwing a 3-year-anniversary bash on Friday, Sept 19th at the Comcast Center and we want to celebrate with you! You can buy tickets here: Yasmine M. Sep 3, 2014 2:08 PM
Join our new Girl Develop It Philly Google Groups Community! - Hello everyone! We are extremely excited to announce the brand new Girl Develop It Philly Google group! Think of it as an extension of our online classes and events where you can talk with other members, ask for help on projects, share links, s Yasmine M. Jul 22, 2014 2:59 PM
New date & time for "Create Mobile-Friendly Sites with Responsive Web Design" - In case you missed it, we've updated the class details for " Create Mobile-Friendly Sites with Responsive Web Design ." The class is now on Saturday, August Yasmine M. Jul 20, 2014 4:01 PM
New dates confirmed: Create Mobile-Friendly Sites with Responsive Web Design - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­elop-It-Philadelphia/events/17­5888122/ When Yasmine M. Jul 12, 2014 2:19 PM
Two new GDI chapters - Bucks County & Leigh Valley - Hi all, In case you haven't heard, you have more options to take our classes! Girl Develop It recently launched two new chapters for those out in the suburbs - Bucks County and Leigh Valley. Tell your friends and join their respective meetups h Yasmine M. Jun 10, 2014 5:00 PM
This message is for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs... - H ave a startup idea you've been kicking around or just want to learn how to turn ideas into customers? Join us for Lean Startup Machine Philly at Drexel Law School  June 2 Yasmine M. Jun 2, 2014 3:01 PM
You're Invited to PHP & MySQL for Beginners - Our previously scheduled PHP & MySQL for Beginners has been rescheduled for mid-June. RSVPs are now open! See more details at:­elop-I Lisa B. May 14, 2014 9:16 PM
Introducing Ashley Chapokas, the latest addition to our team + volunteer positions available! - Girl Develop It Philly is a little over 2.5 years old and we've grown tremendously, especially the last year. In fact, we've doubled the number of members (111% increase to be more specific) and we've tripled the number of classes and events. W Yasmine M. Apr 18, 2014 5:43 PM
Intro to jQuery is now Saturday, March 29th - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­elop-It-Philadelphia/events/16­2969332/ When Lisa B. Feb 20, 2014 9:50 PM
Thanks for coming to Intro to Open Source Software - Thanks so much for coming out last night to the Intro to Open Source class. A copy of my presentation can be found here . If anyone has an Mark H. Feb 18, 2014 8:44 AM
Technically Philly story: These 7 Girl Develop It alumnae now work for Philly tech firms - Our overall mission at Girl Develop It is to lessen the gender gap in IT by providing affordable and accessible programs to women. Technically Philly ran a story today on Yasmine M. Jan 21, 2014 12:56 PM
Call out for front-end/back-end contractors + job seekers... - Hey all, You may remember I put a call-out for designers looking for freelance/contract work a while back (see­elop-It-Ph Yasmine M. Jan 16, 2014 3:34 PM
Survey results so far + join our volunteer team for 2014 - Only 13% of our 1277 members have completed the survey so far. To those, thank you for taking a stand on shaping 2014. For the rest of you, it's not too late to make your voice heard now ->­ Yasmine M. Dec 16, 2013 6:52 PM
Re: [Girl-Develop-It-Philadelphia]­ IMPORTANT: Take our 2013 Girl Develop It Survey + 2014 Class Schedule status - Hi everyone, just a reminder to take a few minutes to fill out the survey if you haven't already. Every submit counts and will help us plan our 2014 schedule. Let us know if you want more beginner or advanced classes, what topics you wa Yasmine M. Dec 3, 2013 12:00 PM
IMPORTANT: Take our 2013 Girl Develop It Survey + 2014 Class Schedule status - Hi everyone,  Before we put the final touches on our 2014 schedule, we want to hear from YOU! Will you take 3 minutes to let us know what classes you would like to see next year and how Girl Develop It has impacted your personal and profess Yasmine M. Nov 26, 2013 2:11 PM
Stay tuned for jQuery: We are having trouble with posting on the Meetup - Hey Everyone! We appreciate your patience and apologize for the jQuery cancellation. We are experiencing technical difficulties with posting the meetup. This class IS happening on 11/16/13 and will cost $55. We hope to have it posted soon! I apologize Lisa B. Oct 29, 2013 2:56 PM
Photoshop for Web Design - One Spot Opened Up For Tonight! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­elop-It-Philadelphia/events/13­0031412/ When Lisa B. Aug 15, 2013 4:37 PM
Photoshop for Web Design Spots Opened Up - Hey Everyone! We just opened up 8 more spots for Photoshop For Web Design due to high demand!­elop-It-Philadelphia/events/13­0031412/ Lisa B. Aug 6, 2013 2:24 PM
Meetup details changed: Intro to HTML/CSS - Hi GDI Members! The Intro to HTML/CSS course starting next Tuesday will be taking place at First Round Capital. Sorry for the delay on the location but we are definitely good to go and this will be a great class, as always. For more details, se Lisa B. Jul 9, 2013 10:41 AM
Important - Meetup details changed: Responsive Web Design - Dear GDI Philly Members, I want to apologize for a mistake in the previous email stating that the 2-hour/four-night Responsive Web Design course was only a fraction of the actual cost. The email stated the cost as $24, when in reality it Corinne W. May 29, 2013 1:22 PM
Important Updates from Girl Develop It Philly - Hey everyone, We wanted to let you know of some changes coming up the pike. First, if you haven’t heard already – we hit 1,000 members earlier in the week. It’s a consequential milestone as we forge ahead in our mission to empower women a Yasmine M. May 17, 2013 2:22 PM
Upcoming April hackathons you may want to know about - If you attended Ladyhacks and want to go to more hackathons or if you want to check one out, there are a host of events coming up: April 5-7 – Philly Health Codefest - The Philly Health C Yasmine M. Mar 31, 2013 6:39 PM
Latest job listings in the area - March 17th - Hey everyone, There are a mix of positions this week with a couple of internship positions available. Jarvus Innovations is offering a mentoring/internship opportunity for developers of all types. Contact them for more info Yasmine M. Mar 17, 2013 8:27 PM
P'unk Avenue Apprentice Program for Designers & Developers - Hey all, I try not to email you too much but this new program I just learned about gets an exception. P'unk Avenue , a local design and web development shop, just launched a 6-month apprentice program for Yasmine M. Feb 24, 2013 12:20 PM
Looking for a job or freelance gig? - Here's a list of four local companies and many positions including freelance gigs, designers, developers, technicians and writers. Solve Media, an advertising company in Center City, is looking for a LAMP Developer - Yasmine M. Feb 23, 2013 2:24 PM
Call for Submissions: Design GDI Philly's New Logo! - Alright designers, it's time that we localize our logo. And now that we know you're out there (as evidenced by the Corinne W. Jan 28, 2013 1:33 PM
Introducing our front-end development track - Interested in pursuing front-end development as a career or want to learn how to build a complex interactive website? Girl Develop It Philly is pleased to announce our new web development track. With affordable classes and top-notch instructors, our go Yasmine M. Jan 16, 2013 8:20 AM
Calling all designers looking for freelance work! - Hi ladies, I can't tell you how many requests I get for good designers in our group and instead of hand-selecting a few to share, I'd like to spread the word about all of you. If you're looking for extra work on the side and want to be referred Yasmine M. Jan 8, 2013 10:46 AM
IMPORTANT: Our plans for 2013 - We've officially been around since September 2011, or 15 months in total. In all, we're one of eleven Girl Develop It chapters worldwide.  It's exciting to see the organization grow, especially from the inside. We recently held a GDI retreat in NYC t Yasmine M. Dec 29, 2012 5:44 PM
Win a free spot to Usability Testing (worth $25)! -   Want to win a free spot in our upcoming Usability Testing course? It's simple!   All you have to do is RT this tweet: Corinne W. Nov 29, 2012 8:21 AM
I have a favor to ask... - Hi everybody, In case you haven't heard, we turned one-year-old this month! We've grown a lot since we started, launching 12 classes, over 20 Meetups with 400 members increasing their technical literacy through our sessions, and a total group s Yasmine M. Sep 12, 2012 7:56 PM
Save the Date: Girl Develop It Philly's 1st Anniversary Nerd Party is on Thurs, Sept 27! - Girl Develop It Philly is turning 1 year old  and we want to throw a BIG shindig. With 20 Meetups, over 300 attendees and close to 550 members we have  a lot to celebrate. Yasmine M. Aug 27, 2012 12:40 PM
Poll: Which class are you MOST interested in taking next? - I'm working on finalizing the courses for the rest of the year and I could use your input. Tell me what classes you're most interested in taking and I'll work on scheduling them. Please provide a rating for each with "1" being "Not interested" an Yasmine M. Aug 12, 2012 1:26 PM
Take part in the TechGirlz contest today and make a difference - Hi everyone, There's an online contest Razoo is running for charitable organizations today. The point is to find the America's most generous cities by seeing how many donate to a specific cause. Gloria Bell started a page for [url=http: Yasmine M. Jun 14, 2012 9:58 AM
HTML/CSS 102 class - take the qualifying quiz - If you want to strengthen your HTML/CSS skills and learn more about HTML5, CSS3 and a little bit of JavaScript, check out our "Intermediate HTML/CSS" class coming up on June 9th. To help you gauge whether or not this class is a good fit given you Yasmine M. May 24, 2012 10:45 AM
1st annual Women in Tech conference - Hi everyone, I wanted to tell you about an important event I'm helping organize. The First Annual Women In Tech Summit is coming to Philly on Saturday, April 21st. It's Yasmine M. Apr 4, 2012 12:34 PM
Upcoming classes + could use your help! - Hi everyone, A quick update on upcoming classes - we have three new ones lined up: Intermediate HTML/CSS, Intro to JavaScript/JQuery and an Intermediate WordPress class. The teachers and circiuluum are ready to go and we could use YOUR he Yasmine M. Mar 23, 2012 12:38 PM
Next Philly iPhone/iPad 3 Day Intensive iPhone/IPad IOS 5.0 Boot Camp Feb. 3-5, 2012 - Some seats still available at Early Bird - Preview not available Jonathan Dec 23, 2011 12:01 PM
Letting You in on a Little Secret - 1000 Students! - Greetings, Happy Halloween from Girl Develop It! We have some super exciting news for you, we are shortly approaching our 1000th unique student worldwide to have taken a Girl Develop It class! We'd like to than Sara C. Oct 31, 2011 3:25 PM
Next Philadelphia iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive Boot Camp - October 7-9- Some seats still available at Early Bird - Preview not available Jonathan S. Sep 22, 2011 2:40 PM
Meetup details changed: Intro to HTML/CSS - August/Sept 2011 Section - We've found a venue, confirmed the dates for our first class, and added details on what to expect. Read on at­elop-It-Philadelphia/events/1 Yasmine M. Jul 28, 2011 5:03 PM

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