Career Expo: Professional Exploration, Discovery, and Advancement

Jun 5, 4:00 PM – Jun 6, 7:00 PM

Save the Date for a transformative journey of career-centric growth and innovation at GDI's Career Expo! Our annual career fair takes you on a tech trek, offering workshops, keynote sessions, and networking opportunities designed to elevate your career, boost your confidence, and empower your community to change your life. Don't miss this!

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About this event

What to Expect: 

Please mark your calendars and save the dates for a transformative journey of career-centric growth and innovation at our Career Expo. Over two days, this dynamic event offers many workshops, keynote sessions, and unique mentorship opportunities designed to elevate your career in the tech industry.

Day 1:  June 5th:  Land the Job!  Skills & Employer Meet & Greet 

This day is focused on getting you ready to land the dream job. Our keynote and workshops focus on key skills and knowledge that will prepare you for the next interview. The agenda will also include unique opportunities to hear from recruiters, meet hiring managers, and build your professional network.

Would you be interested in joining us as an Employer Partner?  Review the details here, and email

Day 2:  June 6th:  Personal Prep:  Mentorship Day

Join us for a transformative mentor day for aspiring software developers and professionals seeking career guidance. This unique opportunity allows attendees to engage in meaningful conversations with experienced mentors, covering various topics, including software development, career advancement, work-life balance, job search strategies, and more. Participants can sign up and be paired with two mentors for a dedicated 20-minute session.  

Thursday Agenda: (in EDT)

  • 12:45p - 1:00p: Welcome and Overview
  • 1:00p - 2:00p: Panel Discussion with Flatiron School about the Bootcamp Experience
  • 1:45p - 2:00p: Mini-Mentor Session Welcome and Set Up
  • 2:00p - 2:10p: Event Overview
  • 2:10p - 2:30p: Mentor Round 1 (20 minutes)
  • 2:30p - 2:50p: Mentor Round 2 (20 minutes)
  • 2:50p - 3:00p: Event wrap up

Explore GDI Memberships

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here. Code of Conduct: Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.


  • Jo Amato


    Sr. Director - Worldwide Cloud Alliance Development

  • Anna Miller

    Second Careers

  • Nicole Magnus


  • Rebecca Sadwick-Shaddix


    Board Chair

  • Jessica Korthuis

    Her Brand & CO

    Co-founder & CEO

  • Ahren Hartman

    S&C Electric

    Director Process Automation

  • Kimberle Branson

    Liquid Web

    Director of Affiliate Marketing

  • Erynn Petersen



  • Olivia Peters


    Director of Program Management

  • Matt Cassara

    FlatIron School


  • Brian Pompey

    FlatIron School


  • Laura Berge

    FlatIron School

    Technical Faculty Manager for Software Engineering and Data Science

  • Jem Millett

    FlatIron School

    Sr. Director of Admission


  • Katie Franco

    Girl Develop It

    Executive Director

  • Katie Brydon (she/her)

    Girl Develop It

    Community Host

  • Abigail Simanjuntak

    Teaching Assistant

  • Jillian Sherwin

    Teaching Assitant

Event Sponsor

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SandC Electric


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Bill Trust

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Her Brand & CO

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