Rails Girls Perth March 6th & 7th 2015

Join the 3rd Rails Girls event in Perth!

A free two-day workshop on building web applications with Ruby on Rails.

Signup is open, so join us!

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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 volunteers and Rails coaches. Email us.

Friday 6th March

18.00 -

Installation party

Get know each other. Bring your laptop so we can get Ruby and Rails installed with you!

Where: spacecubed, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000

Saturday 7th March

8:30 - 09:00

Breakfast and introduction

09:00 - 09:30


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

How does the Internet work?

Introduction to web services We'll learn a bit about how the internet is strung together and how web pages get to the viewer
10:15 - 10:30


Boost our energy!
10:30 - 11:00


Let's get coding! We'll guide you through a Ruby tutorial so you can understand the basics
11:00 - 12:30

Mentorship & Play

Learning & Playing Spend time learning together with support from the coaches
12:30 - 13:30


13.30- 14:00

How are we all going?

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:00 - 17:00

Moar Mentorship

More time learning and playing together with support from the coaches
17:00 - 17:15

Closing Up

Information about what you can do next


Signups close: March 2nd

Location: spacecubed 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth


Rails Girls Perth is co-organized with our awesome partners.

ThoughtWorks ThoughtWorks is a community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change.

Bankwest Bankwest is an iconic financial institution providing banking and financial solutions to more than 1.2 million customers nationwide. With a rich history in Western Australia, founded in 1895 as the Agricultural Bank of WA, Bankwest is a market leader and a passionate supporter and advocate for the IT sector.

WITWA WITWA is a Perth based, not for profit organisation providing a framework for women in Technology to extend their network and expand their knowledge on a broad range of professional topics. Of course WiTWA supports Rails Girls! It's our future in the making.


Spacecubed Spacecubed is a network of Coworking, Collaboration and Innovation Spaces and Communities across Western Australia. These spaces have been co-designed with the communities that use them and along with a mix of Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Changemakers who want to get their idea off the ground.


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. Please bring your laptop.

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

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches.

Perth team

Diana Adorno, organiser @dianaadorno ThoughtWorks Martin Feckie, organiser @mfeckie ThoughtWorks Marcus Holmes, organiser @gentlemantech