We’re excited to announce that this month’s Hack Night will be a special Lightning Talk Edition!  

Come enjoy a variety of Lightning Talks from the Girl Develop It Columbus community! Cheer your friends on as they conquer public speaking, possibly for the first time. Provide written, constructive feedback for the speakers to improve their craft. Learn some new things! Most of all, have a blast with this, your amazing community.

Our Speakers
In order of appearance!

Laura Bloch
Connecting the Dots – An Overview of Firmware Design

Jan Humphries
Bettering Online Communication with Empathy and Education

Micaela Berry
No Code to Mega Code – Software Development Bootcamp Experience

Sharon DeSize
Hello, My Name is Sharon & I’m a Project Manager

Meaghan Rea
Coding Bootcamp


Huge shout-out to our Hack Night sponsor, CoverMyMeds! They’re a fantastic company that helps doctors and pharmacists improve patients’ lives. They employ developers of all levels and in many languages, and provide an awesome, fun place to work! https://www.covermymeds.com


What to Expect

Members of GDI Columbus, women and allies, meeting together each month. Some people bring laptops to work on projects; others prefer to just chat. Chapter leaders make announcements, meet & greet members, and organize activities.

Have questions on a code problem? Just starting out and not sure where to begin? Join us!

Love code and want to share that in an inclusive environment? Want to support the education of women in technology? Join us!

Hack Night Help Boards: Add your name to one of these boards and a topic that you either need help with, or can provide help on, and let the connections happen!

Lending Library: Check out or donate books on programming, design, and development.

Looking forward to seeing you!