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About this Meetup

Are you a woman interested in learning to code? Are you a women who loves to code but wants to learn more or are interested in mentoring other women? Akron Women in Tech wants you to join our community of women and friends who are interested in learning to code websites and mobile applications. No experience required. We are looking for learners, teachers, mentors, and tech enthusiasts.  


Who should join? 

We are looking for women in the areas surrounding Akron who are interested in learning how to program, have fun, and build a community. No prior programming experience is necessary but you should bring a laptop and be familiar with basic computer skills, like editing a text document.

Why should members join? 

Our mission is to improve the gender gap problem in the Akron area. We can't be successful without members who are eager to learn or teach.

What can members expect out of the group? 

Members of this group will learn to write a introductory to intermediate code in a number of different computer languages like Ruby, HTML/CSS, PHP, etc. 

Our Code of Conduct 

You can view our Code of Conduct here. We place the utmost importance on creating a safe space for women to learn coding, and everyone in our community is expected to uphold our values.


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