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Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more

Celebrating 2 Years of GDI in Los Angeles

This past Sunday evening, 150 of us gathered to raise a toast and celebrate GDI LA’s second birthday. We had birthday cupcakes, delicious food, cocktails, a photo booth, and all kinds of awesome fun. Huge thanks to everyone who came out in support of a wonderful organization that is changing women’s lives and changing the tech industry! Thank you to the volunteers who helped put it all together and kept it running… Read More  Read more
Learn to code

Why You Should Learn to Code in 2016

Are you considering learning code but haven’t decided? Have you already started learning but don’t know if you should continue? There are many reasons why learning to code is a great idea. This article lays out some wonderful reasons why many people who learn to code are very happy with that decision. Click here to read the whole story. We always love hearing from you. Let us know what you think in… Read More  Read more

What do you need to know to become a Front End Developer?

We’re big fans of this post over on Skillcrush outlining the skills needed to become a front-end developer! It covers all the core important skills along with some of the newer skills companies have been asking for lately!  Read more

The link between crafting and coding

Are you a crafter? If you know how to read a pattern to knit or crochet or if you’ve got experience with weaving on a loom, then you’ve picked up some skills that will prove useful in learning to code! This article from KQED explores the link between crafting and coding. The earliest computer programming languages were heavily influenced by loom weaving and learning handwork skills is still valuable in teaching your… Read More  Read more

Learn CSS Layouts

If you’re struggling to get down the finer details of putting together a CSS layout, check out this thorough tutorial by Mikito Takada, walking you through each and every major concept in CSS layouts, including lots of examples that illustrate each concept.  Read more

Why we need more women in tech

More women are pursuing higher education than ever before, but the numbers pursuing STEM subjects are actually falling. You would be hard-pressed to find a major tech company around the world with less than 60% male workers. When it comes to leadership, women fill well under 20% of all roles.  Read more
Front End Engineer Maia Lee

Maia Lee

The Starter Career For some, the call to a new career comes as a dramatic light bulb finally turning on; for Maia Lee, it was the joy of coaxing a penguin into jumping over a snowball. As an undergraduate English major at Bowdoin, Maia knew that she was drawn to education — but it turned out that the day-to-day life of a teacher didn’t gel the way she had imagined it would…. Read More  Read more

Four ways to pick your first programming language

So you’ve decided that you want to learn to code…yay! But…now what? One of the most-asked questions we GDI leaders get is “What language(s) should I learn?” There are so many possibilities that it seems impossible to pick just one thing to learn to get started. That’s why this article and infographic from Udacity is so helpful. It will be super helpful in helping you make a choice and get started writing… Read More  Read more

Why I’m so invested in the success of Girl, Develop It!

Amy Gebhardt, a GDI teacher based in Minneapolis, writes about her own journey and experience as a software developer and about why she is so excited and determined to change the industry for the better by increasing diversity through her involvement with GDI.  Read more