Volunteer for the Django Girls programming workshop

The Django Women programming workshop operate by CERN tutors is returning to IdeaSquare on 21 and 22 April 2023.

To rejoice the Worldwide Girls in ICT Working day (ICT = data and communication systems), CERN’s Ladies in Know-how (WIT) local community, its Visitors and Situations Functions crew and the MicroClub are organising another edition of Django Ladies.

The Django Women workshop offers a crash course in computer programming for inexperienced persons aged 15 and above. The purpose is to introduce electronic technologies to the uninitiated, primarily females, who are underrepresented in this industry. In a supportive and constructive ecosystem, the participants will be coached by the CERN tutors in how to develop a blog and launch it on-line. The celebration will just take position in particular person, in French and English, at IdeaSquare.

Django Women is a huge achievements each calendar year. In 2022, irrespective of the workshop having area entirely on the web, it attracted some 50 contributors, who learned how to code, guided in compact groups by their CERN mentors. This calendar year once more we’re wanting for volunteer coaches to direct the workshop. Each volunteer will mentor a workforce of a few individuals. So be part of the journey and indicator up now!

The programme:

  • Friday, 21 April 2023, 6.00–7.45 p.m.:  Start bash
  • Saturday, 22 April 2023, 9.00 a.m.– 5.00 p.m.: Workshop

Eligibility standards for coaches:

  • You need to have a CERN contract (MPE, MPA, formal guidebook, external contractors’ personnel (ECP) or short term worker (TEMC)) and be aged 18 or around.
  • You should really be fascinated in programming: as a mentor, you will will need to make clear the basic principles of the net and present Python, object-oriented programming, HTML and CSS. Highly developed know-how is not essential the most essential issue is to be equipped to describe programming clearly to individuals who have no specialized understanding.
  • You will have to be obtainable for the launch get together (night of 21 April) and for the length of the workshop (all day on 22 April).
  • Fantastic mastery of spoken English and/or French is required (at least B2 stage).
  • You ought to attend one particular normal details session and one training session on Django Girls tutoring.

Meals: Lunch will be supplied on the Saturday.

If a lot more volunteers signal up than we require, precedence will be supplied to women and ICT specialists.

Total the registration type and spread the phrase.

Registration deadline: 26 March 2023 (11.59 p.m.)

Thank you for volunteering!