Rails Girls Washington, DC 10-11 June 2015

Here in DC, we're about more than just politics and monuments, we have a strong technology community that loves Ruby and Rails. Rails Girls DC hosts 2-day workshops to introduce women to Ruby, Rails and the local programming community. We're happy to announce that we're back for another great learning session in 2015.

Our workshop will once again be run alongside RubyNation.

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

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? We are looking for sponsors.



6:00 - 10:00pm

Installation party

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

Location: LivingSocial Offices
1445 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005



Coming Soon!

We will be announcing the full schedule soon.

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD


Want to help? We're looking for sponsors for the non-profit event! Email us!


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

Who is this aimed at? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Please bring your laptop.

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


RailsGirls DC wishes to thank all our sponsors for their support of this event.





Past Workshops

June 4-5, 2014

The fourth workshop was held in conjunction with RubyNation for the second consecutive year. Over 40 women took part in the two day event. Thanks in large part to the generosity of 17 sponsors and over 20 coaches and volunteers this workshop was one of our largest to-date.

View photos from the event!

June 13, 2013

The third workshop was alongside RubyNation and was a day full of hacking and education relating to Ruby, Rails, and becoming successful in the field of technology.

November 3, 2012

The second workshop was part of DCWEEK and held in Microsoft's Offices. This workshop was attended by about 40 participants, 12 coaches and a few organizers and volunteers.

September 14-15, 2012

Held at LivingSocial's office, the first Rails Girls DC received over 170 applications! This workshop was attended by about 40 participants, 16 coaches and a few organizers and volunteers.