Rails Girls Nairobi 16-17/02/2018

Hello world!

Rails Girls comes to Nairobi Kenya! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Apply now! Applications are open until the 31/01/2018.

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 volunteers and Rails coaches. Email us.

Friday 16th February

15.00 -

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.
Where: Riara University
19.00 -

Coaches dinner

All of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner, where we'll go through the program for the next day.

Saturday 17th February

7:00 - 09:00

Registration and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
09:00 - 09:30


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
09:30 - 10:00

Real tech stories

Get inspired by ladies who have excelled in their coding careers
10:00 - 10:30

Designing your web app -workshop

10:30 - 11:00

Tea Break!!!

11:00 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application


Let's get coding!
13:00 - 1400


14:00- 14:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:45 - 15:30

Lightning talks from coaches

15:30 - 16:30


Extend your application.
16:30 -

The Caaake!!!


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 speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in Kiswahili. 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


Applications close: January 31st
Acceptances informed:February 10th

Location: Riara University


Rails Girls (insert) is co-organized with our awesome partners.

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

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