Free programming workshop for women

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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 20th of November in Valencia, on the first day of a big IT conference: PyConES, which gathers a lot of talented programmers from the spanish community.

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 Valencia, but you are very motivated to learn and then share your knowledge with others, we have some funds to help you out with your travel costs and accommodation. Don’t wait too long - you can apply for a pass only until October 25th

Apply for a pass!

If you are a woman, you know English or Spanish 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
  • get a free PyConES ticket, where you can meet people from the industry and learn more about programming
  • be fed by us - during workshops and PyConES food is provided

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

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 Valencia, can I attend?

Of course! Workshops will be in English and Spanish, so if you have no troubles with speaking and understanding English or Spanish - you should apply. If you need financial aid to get to Valencia or you need assistance with booking flights or hotel in Valencia - 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 PyConES conference good for a total beginner?

As a workshop attendee you will get a free ticket to PyConES - conference for Python programmers. Even though you are new to programming,conference is a good place to meet many interesting people in the industry and find inspiration.

Is food provided?

Yes. Snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

Meet the amazing coaches and metacoaches for this edition! ❤️‍❤️‍❤️‍

Django Girls

Django Girls 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: [email protected].

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]