Free virtual programming workshop for women

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If you are a woman and want to learn how to make websites, we have good news for you: we are holding a two-days virtual workshop for beginners!

It will take place on 7th May, 2022 virtually in Bissau.

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!

Workshops are free of charge and would be conducted remotely, "just at the comfort of your bedroom". if it is a challange but you are very motivated to learn and then share your knowledge with others, we may have some funds to help you out with your internet costs. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until 16th April, 2022!

Apply for the workshop!

If you are a woman, know English and have a laptop, you can apply for our event! You don't need to know any technical stuff – our workshop is for people who are new to programming.

As a workshop participant you will:

  • attend a two-days virtual Djangogirls workshop during which you will create your first website

We have space only for 65 people, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!

Applications are now open!

Application process closes on April 16th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by April 27th (or sooner)!

Register

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 Bissau, can I participate?

Of course! Workshops will be in English, so if you have no troubles with speaking and understanding English - you should apply. Moreso, it is going to be a virtual event, If you have financial limitation to secure an internet - let us know. We are willing to help you!

Is Django girls Bissau workshop good for a total beginner?

As a workshop participant you will have frr access to this event and would alos get help when needed. Even though you are new to programming, the virtual workshop is a good place to meet many interesting people in the field and find inspiration.

Should I own my own laptop?

Yes!!! it is one of the requirement for one to participate in this event.

Be a Mentor!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a mentor! 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

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. If you want to contribute and support our goal, please get it touch