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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 of November, 2018 at Hilton Hotel in Belgrade, Serbia.

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 Belgrade 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. The applications will be oppened soon! Stay tuned!

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 one-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • be fed by us: during our event, food is provided

We have space only for 20 people, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!

Applications are now open! ❤️

Application process closes on October 16th and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by the end of October(or sooner)!
Register Here!

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 Serbia, 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 any questions, 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. Thanks to PyCon Balkan, 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 the form below if you're interested ❤️
I want to be a Coach!

Can I be a coach if I am not a woman?

Yes! While the workshop prioritizes women participants, we welcome men who support the mission of Django Girls to apply to be a coach.

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

Coaches!

Our coaches work hard to make sure that our participants have a positive introduction to the world of programming. They come from diverse backgrounds (and from multiple countries!) but share the passion for inspiring and mentoring others.

Sponsors & Partners

Call for 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 send us an email to [email protected]