Free programming workshop for women

Build your first website at Django Girls Turku 2018!

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About 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 two-day workshop for beginners!

It will take place on 2nd and 3rd of November, 2018 at SparkUp in Turku.

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 you can apply for the workshop until 30th of September!

Apply for the workshop!

If you 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 two-day Django workshop during which you will create your first website
  • Learn and practise new skills
  • Spend an amazing weekend with like-minded people and make new friends
  • You will be fed by us: during our event, food is provided

We have space for only 40 people, so make sure to fill out the form very carefully!

Applications period is now closed!

All applicants has received an email informing you if you were chosen to participate in the Django girls Turku event. Thank you to everyone who applied!

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!

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.

What does it cost to attend?

Absolutely nothing! Only thing we want is to see motivation and excitement.

Do I need to have something installed on my laptop?

No need! The software will be installed at the beginning of the event with the help of the coaches.

I'm not from Turku, can I still take part in the workshop?

Yes, you can, but unfortunately we are not able to cover travel or accomodation expenses.

Is food provided?

Yes. Thanks to our sponsors, snacks and lunch will be served during workshops.

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 it touch

Team

The organizing team consist of members of Boost Turku entrepreneurship society. boost-logo

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