Free programming workshop for women

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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 three-day workshop for beginners!

It will take place from the September, 2018 in the city of Jos, Plateau State. Venue will be communicated to accepted candidates only

We believe the IT industry has enough room to accommodate 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. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until August, 2018!

Apply for the workshop!

If you are a woman, know English 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 three-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • be fed by us: during our event, food is provided

We have limited spaces, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!

Applications will be open on the 28th of May, 2018!

Application process closes on august 10th 2018 and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by September 5th 2018 (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 Jos, can I attend?

Of course! The workshop is for everyone who can arrange to come!

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 Plateau Workshop good for a total beginner?

Even though you are new to programming, Django Girls Plateau 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.

Be a Coach!

We would be delighted if you would like to join us as a Coach! Apply here! 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

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