Rails Girls Washington, DC

Here in DC, we're about more than just politics and monuments, we have a strong technology community that loves Ruby and Rails. This summer, Rails Girls DC hosted a 2-day workshop to introduce over 40 women to Ruby, Rails and the local programming community.

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You can find Rails Girls participants at many DC area meetups, including:

These are a mix of presentations and casual hacker-style events for anyone to come learn, code, and have fun! If you would like your meetup added to this group contact us.

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.

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.