Coding is a rewarding career, a necessary skill for entrepreneurship, and there is a global shortage of talent. It is intellectually stimulating, financially rewarding, and provides a high quality of life. ilona.tech aims to help a million women to get into software engineering. Be one of them!
Join us for a FREE introduction to coding in JavaJcript, the language of the Web. We promise a fun, female positive environment. Bring your friends for a great night out!
THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU IF
- you identify as female or non-binary
- you would like to learn how to code
- you have thought about a career in coding.
WHAT TO BRING
- laptop computer (preferably Mac) and charger
- healthy snacks to eat and share with your teammates
- 18:00-18:15 Introductions and team formation
- 19:00-20:00 Women In Tech
- 20:45-21:00 Call To Action: Choose a clear learning path
Oxford economists predict that up to 40% of jobs will disappear due to automation and AI by 2030. Women are more susceptible to be left without a job due to care-taking and low-skill jobs most likely to disappear with technology jobs increasing the most. ilona.tech aims to bring 1 million women into coding by providing flexible, academically rigorous training. We wish to empower women, companies and society.
Basic - Attend the workshop, receive workshop materials
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THIS EVENT?
choosing a programming language to start with
preparing your computer environment for coding
debugging: making your code pass tests
finding a killer learning path: materials, mentors, bootcamps and career counsel
pitfalls faces by beginners when trying to break into coding as a career
tackling diversity: supporting typical and a-typical female developers