Special Edition: Beginner Programming Workshop in Python

Oct 6, 2017 · Berlin, Germany

Have you ever felt like the world of technology is something you will never understand and that “The Matrix” spins your head? Yeah, we've all experienced that. That's why we've decided to give you a chance to learn about Python - a beginner friendly object-oriented programming language!!!

You should attend if:

1. You are an absolute beginner in coding and are interested in Python. If you already have some programming experience this is NOT for you – please have a look at other PyLadies events.

2. You can bring a laptop and are curious! 

3. You can come on Friday AND Saturday

What is it about?

It is a free workshop where you will get Python running on your own computer and write code by yourself. We will do it step-by-step so that everyone can follow. The goal is to give you an idea how programming works. We want to remove the fear of doing the first steps in programming and inspire you to develop some code literacy or even learn how to code your own ideas.

Our target audience are preferably female/trans/non-gender/queer people and whoever can bring more diversity into male-dominated IT field.

Friday evening & whole Saturday


6:00PM Networking Session

6:30PM Installation Party: Python3, Sublime Text

9:30PM Installation Party ends.

See you tomorrow!


10:00AM Start

10:15AM Welcome presentation

10:45 Coding starts :)

1:00PM Lunch

4:00PM Second break

6:45PM Official Wrap-up

*Please just register if you are 99% sure that you can come (we just accept big catastrophes as excuse for non-appearance ;) since we don’t have so many places and you would block the place of another person.

Our contact: 0176/61571166.

**The presentation will be held in English, but we can also answer questions in German.  

About Organizers

We are Marie Dedikova and Ines Dorian Guett – and we are not “programmers by nature”! We started 1-2 years ago to learn how to code in our free time while working in other field. Meetups were very helpful for that – especially the PyLadies workshops. One day Ines saw a comment of another woman at a Meetup page who looked for a teammate to apply for the RailsGirls Summer of Code. This woman was Marie. One came to another and we had a great summer full of coding at SoundCloud. Now we would love to give something back and teach you some of the things we have learnt.

The Workshop is hosted at Soundcloud.

SoundCloud is a music and podcast streaming platform that lets you listen to millions of songs from around the world, or upload your own. The SoundCloud HQ office is located in Berlin. SoundCloud supports a diversity by giving an opportunity to programming newbies to attend their DeveloperBridge and thus get more women into tech. We are also very thankful that SoundCloud is our coaching company for Rails Girls Summer of Code this year!

Here is the entrance with the ring bell:

Here below you ring "Classroom" below and we will open the door:

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    PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings. PyLadies also aims to provide a friendly support network for women and a bridge to the larger Python world. Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate! Pyladies Berlin are regularly meetin

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