Southfield (CW50) – Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and software development in a judgment-free environment. Girl Develop It wants to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code.

Jeseekia Vaughn, Leader at Girl Develop It! – Detroit Chapter (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

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Jeseekia Vaughn, Leader of Girl Develop It!Detroit Chapter, joined Lisa Germani on COMMUNITY CONNECT to talk about the importance of empowering women through creating opportunities for them in the coding world.

Jeseekia Vaughn, Leader at Girl Develop It! – Detroit Chapter, with Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

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They also discuss their volunteers and the future of Girl Develop It!

Behind-the-scenes of Community Connect, with Jeseekia Vaughn, Leader at Girl Develop It! – Detroit Chapter, and Community Connect Host Lisa Germani (Credit: Logan Tesmer/CW50)

Learn more about Girl Develop It! at GirlDevelopIt.com

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Watch COMMUNITY CONNECTSaturdays at 8:30am on CW50