Rails Girls Buenos Aires 15-16 June

Hola Chicas!

Rails Girls tangoes its way to Buenos Aires: join the free, two-day crash-course to the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails, with a South American flavor.

Rails Girls gives tools for girls and women to build dreams and ideas.

You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help of our coaches.

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers, sponsors and Rails coaches. Email us.

Day 1: 15th June

18.00 -

Installation party

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.

Day 2: 16th June

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer, if there has been problems before.
10:00 - 18:00


Jumpstart your first web application. We'll have short lightning talks, exercises and hands-on coding. Check out the programs from Singapore, Shanghai and Helsinki while we're busy preparing the Buenos Aires edition.

After drinks

Venue TBA


Applications close: June 1st
Acceptances informed: June 3rd

Location: Universidad de Palermo, Mario Bravo 1050 See map

What they say about us?

Rails Girls Buenos Aires, dos días de desarrollo web entre mujeres

Ellas 2.0 15.5.2012

Rails Girls, para chicas que quieran elaborar su primera aplicación web

PulsoSocial 8.5.2012

Rails Girls: un punto de encuentro para mujeres que disfruten de la tecnología

Red de Mujeres Latinoamericanas y del Caribe en Gestian de Organizaciones (Women in Management) 7.5.2012

Rails Girls Buenos Aires

Eugenia Chacón 23.4.2012

Rails Girls en la UPO

Universidad de Palermo eventos y noticias

Rails Girls gets started with tech in Buenos Aires with help from Engine Yard

Engine Yard 25.5.2012


Rails Girls Buenos Aires is co-organized with our awesome partners.

Want to help? We're looking for partners and sponsors! Shoot us an e-mail at anni.rautio (at) gmail.com.
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GithubGithubis version control for software development and so much more. Whether it's a weekend side project, your favorite open source library, a startup destined for glory, or your company's app, GitHub helps everyone work together with tools for easier collaboration and more visibility. Check it out — open source is free!

Aycron Aycron IT provides cutting-edge technological software solutions and reaches from Argentina out to the world.

Universidad de Palermo Universidad de Palermo is a leading university in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a vibrant community of 1200+ Faculty and Scholars, and students from over 51 countries.

Engine Yard Engine Yard is the leading cloud platform for Ruby on Rails and PHP. Thousands of customers in 58 countries, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, rely on Engine Yard.

Ellas 2.0Ellas 2.0es una plataforma que tiene como objetivo impulsar a las mujeres en la creación de negocios de base tecnológica en comunidades de habla hispana. Nuestra misión es ser catalizadoras del cambio social, movilizando, dotando de visibilidad, inspirando, educando y conectando a una nueva generación de emprendedoras que lideren proyectos innovadores, globales, escalables y con alto potencial de crecimiento.

Three Pillar GlobalThree Pillar Global is a trusted partner in software product development that supports efficiency in today’s expanding mobile environment.

Inaka Inaka builds Ruby on Rails Websites and iPhone and iPad Apps, specializing in user-focused design.


Is this going to be in english? Nope, most of the event and speeches are going to be done in spanish! The local coaches are native speakers. However, some of the inspirational talks as well as instructions might be in english.

How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Most of the program is run in spanish and please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll have a two-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us