EuroPython 2015: Django Girls Workshop

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Apr 17 23:14:15 CEST 2015

On 17/04/2015 20:35, beliavsky at wrote:
> On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 1:25:51 PM UTC-4, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> We are happy to announce that we will be hosting a Django Girls Workshop
>> during the EuroPython 2015. It will take place on 20th of July, the
>> first day of the conference.
>> We believe in the work that this group is doing to bring more women
>> into technology, and we will work towards making EuroPython 2015
>> enjoyable and welcoming for these beginner programmers.
> If your target audience is women, I think you should have termed it the Django Womens Workshop rather than the Django Girls Workshop. Referring to adults as children can be seen as condescending.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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