Free programming workshop for women

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Django Girls FUTA

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!

The main workshop will take place on the 11th of June 2016 with a pre-installation party on the 10th of June from 3:00pm in FUTA,

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!

Workshop is Free

Schedule

Meet us at the Department of computer Science, Federal University of Technology,Akure. Friday 10th June- Install party

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

Saturday 11th June - Workshop day

  • 09:00 Workshop registration and Breakfast
  • 10:00 Introduction to the workshop / Workshop start
  • 11:30 Refreshments - Breakfast.
  • 11:45 Workshop Continues
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Continue with workshop
  • 15:15 Refreshments
  • 15:30 Workshop Continues
  • 16:30 Wrap-up, Thanks and Lightning Talks!

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

We have space only for 30 people, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!

Applications are now Closed!

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 FUTA 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 python software foundation, 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, but select the option to be a mentor.

We will contact you :)

Django Girls

Django Girls FUTA 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 The Organizers!


Akinlose Damilare

Meet Our Wonderful Coaches


Adeniji Olamilekan
@Olamilec

Aisha Bello
@AishaXBello

Ayomide Aregbede
@aregbs85

Chukwudi Nwachukwu
@nwaomachux

Eyitemi Egbejule
@eEyitemi

Lekan Wahab
@olamyy_Fadil

Olaitan Adetayo
@12345neo_paul

Saliu Moshood

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