Free programming workshop for women

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11th February 2017

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

It will take place on 11th , February, 2017 at Bayero University Kano in Kano.

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 Kano 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. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until 10, February, 2017!

Schedule

Meet us at the Bayero University New Site, Kano.

Friday 10th February - Install party

  • 09:00 Install party starts
  • 19:00 Install party ends

Saturday 11th February - Workshop day

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

Applications are now open!

Application process closes on February 10th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by February 10th (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!

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.

Why are you doing this?

Because we're female programmers ourselves in an industry dominated by men, so we want to see more women getting involved with technology.

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 food provided?

Yes. Thanks to our Sponsors, snacks will be served during workshops.

I'm not living in Kano, can I attend?

Of course! If you can get yourself to Kano, you should apply

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 Kano 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.

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: [email protected]