Code First: Girls University of Sheffield, 2017-2018

Main goals

Code First: Girls is an international organization that works with companies and women to increase the numbers of women in technology.

OpenDreamKit implication

OpenDreamKit Sheffield team member, Tania Allard, worked with Code First:Girls chapters in Sheffield and Manchester over a 12 months period.

Event summary

Several events were run over a 12 month period which eventually provided training to over 130 women. Tania developed materials on ‘Advanced Python’ using Jupyter Notebook which are now freely available at

Results and impact

130 women received training and new materials were developed for use in future Code First: Girls events.

Workshops and Conferences