Great news for women who want to learn to build websites: Factory Two is holding a 3-day programming workshop for beginners! Saturday, December 8th is the only mandatory day, being the workshop itself, with an optional 3-hour software installation party Friday evening and an optional wrap-up day on Sunday for those who would like extra time with mentors.
Django Girls coding workshop takes place Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Factory Two in Flint. Optional software installation party Friday, December 7th and optional wrap-up day Sunday, December 9th.
We believe the world will benefit from expanding the IT industry to include more women, particularly women of color, and other marginalized identities. Factory Two wants to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become one of us - women programmers!
Workshops are free of charge. Don't wait too long: you can only apply for the workshop until Monday, November 15th!
If you're a woman, know English, and have a laptop, you can apply for this event! You don't need to know any technical stuff – our workshop is for people who are new to programming.
As a workshop attendee you will:
Limited space is available so be sure to fill out your application ASAP!
Do I need to know anything about websites or programming?
Nope! Workshops are for beginners. You don’t need to know anything about coding or programming (It helps if you have basic computer knowledge though!). However, don't be afraid to apply if you already have a bit of coding knowledge!
I am not living in Flint, MI. Can I attend?
Of course! Everyone is welcome to come. This workshop will be taught in English. If you need accomodations such as translators or sign language interpreters, send us an email and we'll see what we can do!
Should I bring my own laptop?
Yes please! We do have a limited supply of laptops available if you need them - please let us know as early as possible if this is the case!
Do I need to have something installed on my laptop?
There will be a 3 hour software installation on Friday, December 7th. This is not mandatory but we do ask that you have the software downloaded before the workshop. You can find the instructions for dowloading the software at tutorial.djangogirls.org/en/ .
Is food provided?
We wouldn't be here without support from the amazing people and organizations who donated funding, knowledge, and time to help us make this a reality. If you want to contribute and support our goal of advancing women's place in tech, please get it touch.