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 24th and 25th February, 2017 at Benue State University Markurdi.
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!
The Workshop is free of charge and if you cannot afford coming to Makurdi but are very motivated to learn and then share your knowledge with others, we may be able to to help you out with your travel and and accommodation cost. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until 15th February 2017!
As a workshop attendee you will:
We have space only for 40 - 50 people, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!
Meet us at Department of Math / Computer Science Lecture Theatre 1, Benue State University, Makurdi.
Friday 24th February, 2017 - Installation Meet-up
Saturday 25th February, 2017 - Workshop day
Do I need to know anything about websites or programming?
It would be helpful to have Django installed before workshops, but we 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. In fact, that is what our pre-install party helps you with!
I am not living in Makurdi, can I attend?
Yes, you can! We welcome people from all over. If you will not be able to attend the workshop without support, send an email to [email protected] explaining your circumstances and we will see what we can do about getting you to Makurdi.
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 Makurdi conference good for a total beginner?
Yes. And aside what you will learn, the workshop is a good place to meet many interesting people in the industry and find inspiration.
Is food provided?
Yes. Thanks to Our Sponsors, snacks and lunch will be served during workshops because we believe people learn better when their stomachs are full.
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
Aisha is a Python Enthusiast who is passionate about bringing the knowledge of code to Women as a tool to empower themselves. She helps mentor & organize Djangogirls workshops in Lagos and Windhoek. She won the Django's 2016 Malcolm Tredinnick's prize and has donated a part of the prize to this event
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