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Django Girls

If you are a female and you 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 of May in Kyiv.

We believe that 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 - female programmers!

Workshops are free of charge and if you can’t afford coming to Kyiv, but you are very motivated to learn and then share your knowledge with others, we will try to help you out with your travel costs and accommodation. Don’t wait too long - you can apply for a pass only until 5th of May!

Apply for a pass!

If you are a woman, you know English or Ukrainian and have a laptop - you can apply for a pass! You don’t need to know any technical stuff - workshops are for people who are new to programming.

As a workshop attendee you will:

  • attend one-day Django workshops during which you will create your first website
  • be fed by us - during workshop food is provided

We have space only for 30 people, so make sure to fill the form very carefully!

Applications are now open!

Application process closes on May 5th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by May 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!

I am not living in Ukraine, can I attend?

Of course! Workshops will be in English and Ukrainian, so if you have no troubles with speaking and understanding English or Ukrainian - you should apply. If you need financial aid to get to Kyiv or you need assistance with trip or hotel in Kyiv - let us know. We will try 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.

Is food provided?

Yes. Snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

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 Kyiv 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 gihub: github.com/DjangoGirls.

If you want to bring Django Girls to your city, drop us a line: [email protected].

Partners

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: [email protected]