Free programming workshop for women

Build your first website at Django Girls 2016 in Kiev!

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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 one-day workshop for beginners!

It will take place on 3, July, 2016 at Co-working zone "Platforma" in Kiev.

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 Kiev 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 14th of June!

Apply for the workshop!

If you are a woman, know Russian/Ukrainian 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 attendee you will:

  • attend a one-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • be fed by us: during our event, food is provided

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

Applications will be open on March 25th!

Application process closes on June 14th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by June 15th (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 Ukraine, can I attend?

Of course! Workshops will be in Russian/Ukrainian. If you need financial aid to get to Kiev or you need assistance with booking flights or hotel in Kiev- let us know. We are willing to help you!

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 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.

Will there be child care?

Yes, during the workshop it is provided. Please let us know if you would like to bring your child along.

Is food provided?

Yes. Thanks to our awsome sponsors and partners, snacks and lunch will be served during the workshop.

Be a Mentor!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a mentor! Fill in the form here

We will contact you :)

Django Girls

Django Girls Kiev 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 in touch with us via email: [email protected] or skype: aishamiaanna

We are pleased to announce our new official sponsors!