Startup Leadership Program comes to DC [Events Roundup]

Plus: Winners of the U.S. Census Bureau's City SDK Challenge will be announced this Thursday.

A Startup Leadership Program class in Pune, India. (Photo via Facebook)

This week, women can sign up for free coding classes via Django Girls and founders can learn about a training program for founders called the Startup Leadership Program, which will launch in D.C. this fall. And for those who followed the U.S. Census Bureau’s City SDK Challenge, the winning projects will be announced through a webinar this Thursday.


Startup Leadership Program: Info Session – Washington D.C. Chapter
The nonprofit offers a $525, six-month program that helps entrepreneurs grapple with the difficulties of founding a company. Classes will start in D.C. in September.
Tuesday, Aug. 11
6:30-8:30 p.m.
cove, 1990 K St. NW
Register. FREE.

How Does Tech Policy Work in Congress?
Austin Carson
, a policy advisor to Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) will lead the talk.
Wednesday, Aug. 12
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Rayburn House Office Building
Register. FREE.

U.S. Census Bureau Celebrates Open Data Challenge Winners via National Demo Day
At this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking, the U.S. Census Bureau released an SDK and challenged civic hackers to make good use of the GeoJSON-enabled data, APIs and modules.  Here’s a chance to check out the winning projects.
Thursday, Aug. 13
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Register. FREE.

Free programming workshop for women
There’s still time to apply for Django Girls’ free one-day course for women, which will include Django and Python classes.
Saturday, Aug. 15
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Arlington Tech Exchange, 2300 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.
Apply by Aug. 12. FREE.

Companies: cove / U.S. Census Bureau

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