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Django Girls Mbale

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 event for beginners!

It will take place on 8th of November 2014 in Mbale, Being our first event:

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 meals are provided by us

Apply for a pass!

If you are a woman and you have a laptop - you can apply for a pass! You don’t need to know any technical stuff - The workshop is for people who are new to programming. As a workshop attendee you will:

  • attend one-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • Get a chance to meet other ladies in the tech world
  • Interact with the organizers and some of the sponsors
  • be fed by us - during workshop, food is provided

Applications are Open for the MeetUps

Apply and Register to be part of our meetups. We are conducting a follow up training to train the girls how to build websites using django you do not have to miss

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 Mbale, can I attend?

Of course! Workshops will be in English, so if you have no troubles with speaking and understanding English - you should apply.If you need financial aid to get to Mbale or you need assistance with booking flights or hotel in Mbale -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.

Is food provided?

Yes.Snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

Shedule

Installation Party will be at Livingstone international university and Islamic University in Uganda on 7th Oct 2014 from 4:00pm.
Big Event will be 8th Nov 2014
8:00am-9:00am Registration
9:00am-9:30am Keynote
9:30am-10:00am Workshops kick off!!!
10:00am-10:40am Break
10:40am-1:00pm Back to code
1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-4:00pm Workshops
4:00pm-4:30pm Snacks
4:30pm-5:30pm Resume More coding
5:30pm-6:30pm WrapUp

Build Your Web App in Python and Django

Django Girls

Django Girls Mbale 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].

Coaches

During the workshops you'll work in small groups of women. Each group will be tutored by one coach -- experienced members of Django community who will volunteer their time, knowledge and energy for Django Girls Mbale. Here they are:

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: [email protected]