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Getting Involved in DC

Getting Involved in DC

Presented numerous times about ways to get involved in tech in the DC area and why.


Allison McMillan

January 01, 2015


  1. The DC Ruby Community Allison McMillan @allie_p

  2. Who Am I? DC Developer GA Engineer Self-taught Dev Conference

    Speaker Rails Girls Organizer Involved Community Member
  3. Why get involved?

  4. Jobs

  5. Friends

  6. Additional learning


  8. Nova code and coffee Every other Saturday 9am-noon in Dunn

    Loring at the CustomInk office.
  9. DC Fem Tech code and coffee Periodically.

  10. Arlington Ruby 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 7:30pm. At GMU

    in Clarendon. Socializing after. 1 presentation open to all levels. Questions welcome.
  11. DC Rug 2nd thursday of the month at 7pm at

    Optoro (7th and H). Pizza for dinner. 2 presentations. Some socializing after. Hack Nights- 4th Tues.
  12. Nova Ruby At least once a month. Not just ruby.

  13. USSR: United Silver Spring Ruby First Tues. of every month

    at 7:30. Discussion-based presentation
  14. Ruby Loco 2nd Monday and last friday of every month.

    Mondays are hack nights. Fridays are lunches. In Loudoun county, VA.
  15. Ladies who Code, Women who Code, etc.

  16. DCJS Rebooting soon.

  17. Node DC NodeSchool once per month. And meetup once per

  18. Slack Teams: Code Newbie DC Tech (which has arlington ruby

    and other channels in it) LGBT in Tech Self sign-up at: http://dctechslack.herokuapp.com
  19. Just GO

  20. Thank you!! @allie_p asheren@gmail.com