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Django Girls Umuahia

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 December 2017 at 35 Macaulay Street in Umuahia.

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 Umuahia 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. Don't wait too long: you can apply for the workshop only until 21 November 2017!

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.

Schedule

Meet us at 35 Macaulay Street by Azikiwe Road, Umuahia.

Friday, December - Install Party/Registration

  • 14:00 -> Install Party/Registration starts
  • 17:30 -> Install Party/Registration ends

Saturday December - Workshop day

  • 8:00 -> Breakfast
  • 9:00 -> Introduction to the workshop / Workshop starts
  • 12:30 -> Lunch
  • 13:30 -> Continue with workshop
  • 15:50 -> Refreshments - Coffee, tea and cakes
  • 16:00 -> Workshop Continues
  • 17:00 -> Wrap-up, Thanks and Lightning Talks!

Applications are now open!

Application process closes on 21 Novermber 2017 and you'll be informed about acceptance or rejection by 1st December (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 Umuahia, 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 Umuahia or you need assistance, 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 Django Girls Umuahia conference good for a total beginner?

Even though you are new to programming, Django Girls Umuahia is a good place to meet many interesting people in the industry and find inspiration.

Is food provided?

Yes. Thanks to Django Girls Organisers, 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! Contact us if you're interested ❤️

Django Girls Umuahia

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

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