Code on the Road is now accepting registrations from women and girls for its two-day workshop, We Speak in Code: Introduction to the Principles of Coding.
Deadline for registrations is midnight on MONDAY 23rd MAY 2022. The workshop will be held on Saturday 27h and Sunday 28th MAY 2022 and will be taught via Zoom in English and Arabic. The workshop is free but seats are limited.
THE WHO, WHAT AND WHERE
What is the Introduction to the Principles of Coding Workshop?
If you are a woman and have no knowledge of coding and are eager to know more, then this workshop is perfect for you. Our two-day online workshop assumes no knowledge in computer programming and will introduce you to the basic concepts and techniques of developing programs for problem solving. The workshop will teach you the fundamentals of coding, how to apply it for different professional needs, and also provide you with basic understanding of how various coding languages work to give your the understanding you need to decide if becoming a software developer is a career for you!
What is the Course Syllabus?
Talented software developers are in high demand in the global and local labor market. Learning software engineering opens a work of professional opportunities both in firms and as a freelancer. Furthermore, software engineers who focus on learning the right programming languages as well as soft skill sets can take their career in a range of directions. This workshop aims to introduce women and girls to this exciting world of coding and how it can be the start of a fulfilling and rewarding career.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
• What is a software developer?
• What skills do you need to become a software developer?
• Why become a program developer? Everything you need to know about the programmer role, how it is changing, and job opportunities.
• Basic principles of coding
• What are the different programming languages software developers use?
• How do you choose the best language for you?
• What are the soft skill sets you need to give you an edge?
Who will teach the workshop?
The workshop will be taught by Abdulhakim Elgadi. Abdulhakim Elgadi is a Libyan expert on coding, artificial intelligence, philosophy, mathematics and program management at the Libya Institute for Advanced Studies and a core team member of the AEIF project at Code on the Road. He was awarded the Fulbright Foreign Student Program Scholarship to pursue an MA in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York. He also holds a diploma in Philosophy from the University of London, an MA in Engineering in Artificial Intelligence through a Japanese government scholarship at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan, and a BSc in Engineering from the University of Tripoli, Libya. He has taught coding, computing and artificial intelligence at the University of Tripoli and the University of Gharyan. Abdulhakim has also held various managerial and research positions at the Libyan Post Telecommunications & Information Technology Company (LPTIC), Kalam Research & Media (KRM), Agathon Systems, and Elga Publishing House. He is fluent in Arabic, English, Japanese, and German.
Can anyone register?
If you’re a human and belong to the female sex, and have access to a computer, you can register. The workshop is open to all women and girls in Greece and Jordan who wish to learn the principles of coding. The workshop is free but seats are limited.
Where will the sessions take place?
The workshop is a 2-day intensive programme (4 hours per day)—all delivered online via the Zoom platform. The workshop will be held on 27th and 28th May 2022 from 3pm to 7pm (Amman time).
What language will the course be taught?
The workshop will be taught in English and Arabic.
What do you need?
A computer and a Carpe Diem attitude!
What happens after?
At the completion of this workshop, students will receive a certificate of achievement and will be introduced to mentoring networks to assist them in advancing in learning coding.
Course Application Form
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