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Django Girls Akure

Django Girls is coming to Akure with installation party on Friday 14th and workshop on Saturday 15th April, 2017 and we want to teach you!

In this free, one-day programming workshop for women you will write your first Django web application. You'll use not only Python but HTML and CSS too!

We believe that empowering women to learn to code is vital to the development of STEM related fields. We want to give you an opportunity to learn, explore, innovate and become one of us – women programmers!

Workshops are free of charge. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until 13th of April!


Join us at Dev's District Design and Innovation hub, Akure. Friday 14th April- Install party

  • 15:00 Install party starts
  • 19:00 Install party ends

Saturday 15th April - Workshop day

  • 09:00 - Breakfast & coffee
  • We officially start at 09:30.
  • 09:30 - Workshop kick off
  • 13:00 - Lunch on us
  • 16:30 - Wrap up

As a workshop attendee you will:

  • attend a one-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • be fed by us: during our event, food is provided

Applications are open for the workshop, apply here

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 AKURE, can I attend?

Of course! Workshops will be in English, so if you have no troubles with speaking and understanding English - you should apply. If you need financial aid to get to AKURE. We are willing to help you!

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 DjangoGirls Akure good for a total beginner?

Thanks to our wonderful coachees who will be around to guide and teach you and and also answer all your possible questions

Is food provided?

Yes. Thanks to our sponsors, snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

Be a Mentor!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a mentor! Fill in the form here

Can I be a coach if I am not a woman

Yes! While the workshop is limited to women participants, we welcome men who support the mission of Django Girls and agree to abide by the Code of Conduct to apply to be a coach.

Django Girls

Django Girls Akure 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:

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


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. If you want to contribute and support our goal, please Get it touch [email protected]