Our Mission

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development. Through in-person classes and community support, Girl Develop It helps women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence in their careers and their every day lives.

[ Our Vision ]

Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build beautiful web and mobile applications. By teaching women around the world from diverse backgrounds to learn software development, we can help women improve their careers and confidence in their everyday lives.

[ Our Values ]

We are committed to making sure women of all races, education levels, income and upbringing can build confidence in their skill set to develop web and mobile applications. Our goal is to provide powerful hands-on programs to women seeking professional help in software development and create basic to advanced web and mobile applications.

Our Story

The Dayton Girl Develop It chapter was founded June 2015. We meet regularly for Code & Coffee events at Proto Build Bar.


Our Staff

Catherine Meade

Catherine Meade, Instructor

Catherine is a web developer at Sparkbox, and teaches Intro to HTML/CSS with GDI. She has a B.S. in Art Education and a strong passion for teaching. Cat's other favorite things include reading, video games, tabletop games, oil painting, and boffer sports.

Kevin Jones Evans

Kevin Jones-Evans, Instructor

Kevin is a software developer with Mile Two. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Wright State and has worked professionally as a software developer for 6 years. In his non-work time, he enjoys cross fit, video games, learning more about everything computer-related, and spending time with his wife and cats.