Rails Girls Poznan 12-13th September 2014

Poznan tej!

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

Applications are now closed.

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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.

Rails Girls Poznan 2014

Photos by Jacek Kordus. See the photos from Rails Girls Poznan 2013.

Friday, 12th September

18.00 - 20:00

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.
Sponsors, boyfriends, girlfriends and developers that happen-to-be-in-the-neighborhood are more than welcome to join.
20:00 - 22:00

Coach Dinner

All of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner! Thank you for supporting Rails Girls Poznan!
Location: Pracownia Cafe
Woźna 17, Poznań

Saturday, 13th September

9:00 - 10:00

Breakfast, coffee, registration.

Coffee, cake, code.
10:00 - 13:00


Hands-on, minds-on learning! Meet Ruby, Rails and much more.
13:00 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:00

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

14:00 - 15:00

Lightning Talks

14:00 - 18:00


Extend your application.


Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.
Location: Cafe Minister
Ratajczaka 34, Poznań

What do they say about us?

Rails Girls Poznań: zapisy do 4 września

Codzienny Poznan

Dziewczyny do programowania!

Lepszy Poznan

Rails Girls wracają do Poznania!

Dziennik Internautów

Things You Should Know About Rails Girls Poznan


Rails Girls Poznan!


Rails Girls, czyli dziewczyny uczyły się programować

Moje Miasto Poznan

Informatycy wyglądają zupełnie inaczej niż się wam wydaje

Lepszy Poznan

Warsztaty Rails Girls Zaczynają Się W Piątek

Codzienny Poznan

Międzynarodowa Inicjatywa Wsparcia Dla Kobiet


Poznanianki Do Kodowania

Nasze Miasto

Dziewczyny Programują Światowo

Lepszy Poznan

Media Love


Application opening: August 20, 2014
Application deadline: September 4, 2014
Acceptances informed: September 8, 2014
Location: WSNHiD, gen. Tadeusza Kutrzeby 10, Poznań


Rails Girls Poznan would not be possible without our amazing sponsors! Want to help? Drop us a line! We're looking for partners & sponsors for the non-profit event!

ShopAlikeShopAlike is a virtual shopping centre comprised of well-known and widely acclaimed brands and online shops under one roof. The service was designed with the use of the newest Online Marketing trends in order to live up to the expectations of the customers from almost 19 countries for ex. Poland, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Russia, Brasil or India. The founder of the virtual shopping centre.

GitHubGitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

EnvatoEnvato is a bootstrapped Australian company that operates an ecosystem of sites with a global community. We’re passionate about the web, and about enabling creators to make a living doing what they love. At Envato, we make websites that help people from all over the world change the way they earn and learn online. We might be far away from Poznań, but we support Rails Girls all around the world because it's a movement we believe in.

BasecampBasecamp is the world’s #1 project management tool. For the last 10 years, companies have been switching to Basecamp because it’s famously easy-to-use, reliable, and It Just Works™!

DigitalOceanDigitalOcean is the world’s fastest growing cloud provider built for developers. Our mission is simple: we’re passionate about making complex infrastructure simple and delighting our customers with a seamless experience that brings them joy. New users can easily deploy a blazing fast cloud server in 55 seconds with an intuitive control panel interface, which can be replicated on a larger scale with the company's straightforward API.

NetguruNetguru is an Agile Ruby agency with excellent track record and great communication skills. We love to develop web and apps! Give us a ping!

AllegroAllegro is an online marketplace which owns and operates over 100 ecommerce-related websites in Central and Eastern Europe. Its 40 million users generate more than 500 million page views per day.

HitFoxHitFox is a company builder that provides a unique and fast-moving platform for entrepreneurship in the fields of Advertising, Big Data and FinTech. Our experienced founders and talented employees have built a strong foundation that allows us to quickly spot and realize opportunities for building highly synergetic companies. A part of the success of HitFox and its companies stems from assembling the best teams to drive us forward, and actively giving our people chances for fast individual advancement. HitFox grows companies and people.

Partners & Supporters

Rails Girls Poznan is co-organized with our awesome partners and supporters.

WSNHiDSchool of Humanities and Journalism is one of the oldest private universities in Poznań. SHJ owns its stable position in the university sector not only because of its ability to meet the changing needs of the job market, but also its unique range of studies at BA, MA and Postgraduate Diploma level. Its best ambassadors are the fantastic students and graduates, past and present, who work with lecturers and business partners whose guiding principle is to be open to young people's development as future professionals.

VCGVision Consulting Group is Marketing Communication and Public Relations Agency from Poznań. We work on the local market, as well as on the nationwide. We satisfy our Clients’ growing needs with pleasure. Experience with VCG starts from the beginning, when we meet for the first time and invite our Client to the world of new opportunities. Our creative team offers fresh vision, unique ideas and wide knowledge about our branch. Altogether it creates a perfect mix and empowers us to fit our actions precisely to the Client’s needs, products and services.


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 program is run in english and please bring your laptop.

How do you choose the attendees? We want a diverse group of people who are motivated and curious about learning.

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.

See more Q&A at our Facebook page and Code of Conduct.

Poznan team

Ania Banaszek, organizer @anbanaszek Asia Ignaczak, organizer @j_ignaczak Monika Filipkowska, organizer @Gondorya Dominika Stempniewicz, organizer and coach dominika Agnieszka Matysek, coach @womanonrails Aleksander Małaszkiewicz, coach @torrocus Błażej Hadzik, coach @blazejhadzik Kamil Kucharski, coach maringan Justyna Wojtczak, coach @justi84 Leszek Winiszewski, coach winiszewski Marta Paciorkowska, coach @a_meba Paweł Urbanek, coach @_pawurb Piotr Szmielew, coach @essepl Robert Siemieniec, coach @rsiemieniec