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Django Girls

If you are a woman and want to learn how to make websites, we have good news for you: we are holding a one-day workshop for beginners! You need no prior coding knowledge!

It will take place on 17th, June, 2017 in ispace hub, Accra.

We believe the IT industry will greatly benefit from bringing more women into technology. We want to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become one of us – women programmers!

Our Awesome Coaches

Workshop Schedule

  • Friday 16th June - Install party
  • 15:00 Install party starts
  • 19:00 Install party ends
    Saturday 17th June - Workshop day
  • 09:00 Workshop registration and Breakfast
  • 10:00 Introduction to the workshop / Workshop start
  • 11:30 Refreshments - Coffee, tea and cakes.
  • 11:45 Workshop Continues
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Continue with workshop
  • 16:30 Wrap-up, Thanks and Lightning Talks!

Application has Closed!

Applicants will be informed about acceptance or rejection by May 30th (or sooner)!

Do I need to know anything about websites or programming?

No! Workshops are for beginners. You don’t need to know anything about it. However, if you have a little bit of technical knowledge (i.e. you know what HTML or CSS are) you still can apply!

I am not living in Accra, can I attend?

Yes, you can! We welcome people from all over. Do go ahead to register if you are really interested, then shoot us a mail at [email protected] explaining your circumstances and we will see what we can do.

Should I bring my own laptop?

Yes. We have no hardware, so we expect you to bring your computer with you. It is also important for us that you will take home everything you’ll write and create during workshops.

Do I need to have something installed on my laptop?

It would be helpful to have Django installed before workshops, but wouldn't expect you to install anything on your own.We will make sure that one of our coaches will help you out with this task.

Is Django girls Accra good for a total beginner?

Absolutely! The workshop is designed for beginners who ar interested in technology and want to learn how to code

Is food provided?

Yes! We believe people learn better when their stomachs are not rumbling and we really do want you to learn! Our fantastic sponsors have helped ensure that we can provide you with food and drinks.

Be a Mentor!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a coach! Contact us if you're interested ❤️

Django Girls

This workshop is a part of bigger initiative: Django Girls. It is a non-profit organization and events are organized by volunteers in different places of the world.

To see the source for the program find us on Github: github.com/DjangoGirls.

If you want to bring Django Girls to your city, drop us a line

Meet Our Sponsors!

We couldn't be here without the support from amazing people and organizations who donated money, knowledge and time to help us make this a reality.