Are you are a Female and want to learn how to make websites? We live in a world that technology keeps growing rapidly and transforms many people lives. We use it every day, but not all of us know how to shift from consuming technology to producing it. If you are a woman and are interested in diving into the world of the internet with us, we have good news for you: we are holding a one-day workshop for beginners!
This workshop is aimed at total beginners. You don't need to know anything about programming to participate. You just need to bring your own wifi-enabled laptop on Friday evening the 6th of April, 2018 and all day Saturday 7th, April, 2018 and have a sufficient understanding of English to follow our English-language tutorial. It will take place at the College of Science, Computer Science Department, KNUST in Kumasi 👩💻.
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 if you cannot afford coming to Kumasi but are very motivated to learn and then share your knowledge with others, we may have some funds to help you out with your travel costs and accommodation.
You'll work through a tutorial in small groups of three with a coach, so you'll be able to learn at your own pace.
As a workshop attendee you will:
We have space only for 50 Ladies, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!
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 Kumasi, 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, Git and Python 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 Kumasi good for a total beginner?
Absolutely! The workshop is designed for beginners who are interested in technology and want to learn how to code, Even though you are new to programming, The workshop is a good place to meet many interesting people in the industry and find inspiration.
Is food provided?
Yes!! Thanks to our fantastic Sponsors, snacks and lunch will be served during the workshop. We would ensure that we can provide you with food and drinks.
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
The Django Software Foundation promotes, supports, and advance its open-source project: in this case, the Django Web framework.
GitHub is a web-based hosting service for version control using git. It is mostly used for computer code. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git as well as adding its own features.
Torchbox is a digital agency for the charity, nonprofit, higher education and health sectors. They design seamless user experiences, build powerful websites, manage effective PPC campaigns, improve social media performance and build robust web applications.
We couldn't also be here without these amazing people and organizations who are supporting us in different ways to make this Event a fun and exciting experience! .
At hapaSpace, they provide a supportive and dynamic community for entrepreneurs, freelancers, start-ups, early stage businesses, social enterprises and business professionals in Kumasi.