Workshops

  • When: November 2016 – June 2017 (one Saturday a month)
  • Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
  • Where: Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Virginia

Each girl receives academy mateials, T-shirt, and goodie bag.
Lunch and snacks are provided.

Fee: $350. Includes one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50.  Gives all-access to our workshops and curriculum!

Registration now open!

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Computer Anatomy and Operating System Fundamentals

Saturday, November 12, 2016
900a – 230p

*What’s inside the Box? (PC Components)

*Windows 7 and Ubuntu Installation

*Introduction to Virtual Machines

* Basic OS System Administration

*Introduction to Computer Security and Workstation Hardening

Masterclass in HTML5 and CSS3

Adventures on the World Wide Web

Saturday, December 10, 2016
900-230p

*(Default idea for a page to build would be an “About Me” or “Projects” profile)

*Basic Web Design: Storyboarding a Website on paper

*Introduction to Web Standards and Friendly File Formats

*Introduction to HTML5

*Introduction to CSS and Bootstrap

Android

Mobile Application Development

Saturday, January 14, 2017
900a – 230p

*Create mobile app development environment

*Walk through creating small apps using AppInventor

*Create project app

Cryptography

Information Security and Forensics

Saturday, February 11, 2016
900a – 230p

*Footprinting and Reconnaissance, Open Source Intelligence gathering

*Introduction to Services, Ports, and Protocols using Wireshark

*Introduction to Information Security: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability

*Introduction to File System: How data is stored, what is kept in memory

*Basic Forensic: FTK, Sleuth Kit

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Microcontrollers & Electronics

Saturday, March 11, 2017
900a – 230p

*Intro to microcontrollers & electronic conductivity

*Assemble project with Makey Makey

*Code project with scratch code

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Programming with Python

Saturday, April 8, 2017
900a – 230p

*Setting up the Python Environment in Windows

*Introduction to Basic Programming Functionality

*Create a Program

*Edit current Python Games

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Robotics

Saturday, May 13, 2017
900a – 230p

*Build robot from pieces

*Program robot using software

*Test robot and reprogram to work against challenges

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Wearable Tech

Saturday, June 10, 2017
900a – 230p

*Wearable tech & electronics intro

*Soldering basics

*Assemble wearable project

*Code project

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Graduation

Saturday, June 10, 2017
330p – 530p

*Project showcase

*Wearable tech fashion show