Rails Girls Groningen July 21st and 22nd, 2017

Hello world!

Rails Girls Groningen will Rock your world again! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications are open! Apply here.

You learn to build your very own web application and doing so, you'll also learn the basics of rails 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 and Rails coaches. Fill in this form.

Friday 21 July


Doors Open and Registration

We'll let you know soon ;)



You can't do anything on an empty stomach, so we'll first provide you with fooooood and some drinks.


Opening talk


19.55 - 21.00

Let's get started!

Our amazing coaches will help you install Ruby on Rails and some other stuff, so you'll be all good to go! Once you've got everything set up, you'll get started on TryRuby

21.00 - end

Install party

Get to know the attendees and the coaches a little bit before hand. There will be drinks and snacks and music and awesomeness!

Saturday 22 July

9:30 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10.15- 10.45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Learn the language of technology guided by Liesbeth Bevelander
10:45 - 13.00


Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 13:30


13:45 - 14:30

Lightning Talks Time!

  • Claudia Lanning Vicol: "On the windy road to greatness" - 10 things I wished I knew before I started with programming
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA
14:30 - 16:30


Extend your application.
17:00 -


Hang out with all the participants! Chat, relax, have a drink, ....


Applications open:25th of April, 2017
Acceptances informed: July 10th, 2017

Location: TBA!


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


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited! (and bring your laptop)

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 speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in dutch or english. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but girls are given a priority.

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches, if you want to be a coach fill in this form

How can I become a sponsor? We can still use more sponsors, we would love for you to become one! Please drop us an email

Groningen team

Debbie Elzinga organizer @debbieelzinga Annette Veltman-Bats organizer Ivan Malykh organizer & flying coach @ivdma Hester van Wijk organizer & flying coach @hestervanwijk Martina Simicic organizer & flying coach @pazinjanka Remon Oldenbeuving organizer & flying coach @R51 Philip Kocanda organizer & flying coach @philipkocanda Karen Sijbrandij coach @KarenSijbrandij Marijke Luttekes Coach @mhlut Liesbeth Bevelander Coach @pimpelmeisje Sytse Sijbrandij coach @sytses