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Django Girls

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

It will take place on November 1-2 at VMLY&R in Kansas City.

Kansas City Women in Technology's ongoing mission is to grow the number of women in technology careers in Kansas City. KCWiT is excited to introduce women to coding and technology through this Django Girls workshop. We want to give you an opportunity to learn how to program and become one of us – women programmers!

This workshop is free of charge, and some meals will be provided.

Schedule

November 1-2, 2019

Friday, November 1

  • 6:30 - 7:00 pm Attendee check in
  • 7:00 - 9:00 pm Install & pizza party

Saturday, November 2

  • 9:30 - 10:00 am Attendee check in & light breakfast buffet
  • 10:00 - 10:15 am Opening presentation & kickoff
  • 10:15 am - 12:30 pm Session
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch break
  • 1:30 - 5:00 pm Session
  • 5:00 - 5:30 pm Closing presentation, retrospective

Applications are now closed.

Be sure to check back for future events.

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 do not have hardware, so it is necessary that you bring your own computer. Furthermore, it is important that you are able to take home everything you write and create during workshops. If you are unable to secure a laptop, please email us at [email protected] and we'll see what we can do.

Do I need to have something installed on my laptop?

It would be helpful to have Django installed before workshops, but we wouldn't expect you to install anything on your own. Join us for the install & pizza party Friday night to get your laptop ready for the workshop!

I don't live in Kansas City, can I attend?

Of course! Groups of women from Omaha and Oklahoma City have joined us in prior years.

Is food provided?

Yes. Thanks to our sponsors, snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

Applications are now closed for mentors.

Mentors


Alisa Duncan
@AlisaDuncan

Alysha Williams

Andie Johnson

Ben Rodriguez
@benlovesnachos

Bonnie Why
@bonniewhy

Chip Warden
@lgw4

Cristy Schneider

David Fundakowski
@FunWithSQL

Evan Harmon
@evanharmon

Garry Polley
@garrypolley

Gloria Higley

Jake LaCombe
@jakelacombekc

Jason Devore
@devoredevelops

Jason Otero
@JasonOteroCoder

Joe Badger

John Barksdale
@OniwaBansho

Jon Smajda
@smajda

Katie Hrenchir

Keen Wilson
@youaresokeen

Krista LaFentres
@lafentres

Lillian Fleming

Maxwell Frederickson

Olivia Fletcher
@journeyscript

Steven Barnhurst
@stevenbarnhurst

Steven Tuckness
@StevenTuckness

Willie Flaherty
@willieflaherty

Volunteer opportunities are closed

Be sure to check back soon for the next event.

Django Girls

Django Girls Kansas City is a part of bigger initiative: Django Girls. It is a non-profit organization and events are organized by volunteers in different places around 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 organizations and people who donated money, knowledge, and time to help us make this a reality. If you want to contribute and support our goal, please get in touch at [email protected]!

Meet the Event Organizers!


Kylie Humpert

Program Director

Ashley Shaw

Co-Director

Jack Kolze

Marketing Director

Liz Wait

Sponsorship Director

Jessica Kincaid

Mentor Director

Beth Noser

Volunteer Director