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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 16th, March, 2018 at Kwamang Presbyterian Senior High School in Kwamang-Ashanti.

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 Kwamang-Ashanti 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 28th February 2018!

Workshop Schedules

Friday 16th March, 2018

  • 3:00pm - Introductions and brief talk from Sponsors & Partners
  • 3:30pm - Installation party begins!
  • 5:00pm- Party's over. Go rest and get some sleep!

Saturday 17th March, 2017

  • 08:00am Workshop registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30am Introduction to the workshop
  • 9:00am Workshop start
  • 11:30am Tea break
  • 11:45am Lightning talk with
  • 12:30pm Lunch
  • 1:15pm Continue with Workshop
  • 5:00pm Wrap-up, Thanks!

Applications are now open!

Application process closes on February 20th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by February 25th (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 Kwamang-Ashanti, can I attend?

yes, you can! we welcome people from all
over.Do go ahead and register if you are
really interested, then send us an e-mail at
[email protected] explaining your
circustances 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 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 Kwamang-Ashanti good for a total beginner?

Absolutely! The workshop is designed for
beginners who are interested in
technology and want to learn how to code.

Is food provided?

Yes! we believe people learn better when
their stomach is rumbling and we
really want you to learn!our fanstastic
sponsors have helped ensure we can
provide you with food and drinks.

Be a Mentor!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a mentor! Contact us if you're interested ❤️

Django Girls

This workshop 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 it touch

Coaches

Join these awesome people as Django Girls coach! Contact us!

Meet the Organizer