Rails Girls - Sydney November 4, 2017

Rails Girls is back in Sydney! During the free one-day workshop we’ll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

We are offering two tracks:

For beginners: the regular Rails Girls tutorial

For not so beginners: Rails Girls Next, which will introduce the concept of APIs

You learn more about Ruby and how the internet works

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? Please consider sponsoring us.

Applications are open! Click here to apply

If you have any further questions, Please email for more information.

Would you like to be a mentor?

Please apply here
This event could not happen without the support from our amazing community. If you would like to be a mentor please follow the link above, and fill out a small form so we can learn more about you.

Want to sponsor Rails Girls Sydney?

We are looking for partners and sponsors to support Rails Girls Sydney! Please email for more information.


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it’s free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this aimed at? Rails Girls Sydney is open to all adults (18+), but preference is given to those who identify as women.

Can men attend? Yes, but women are given priority.

Do you have a code of conduct? Yes, it is on the ruby.org.au website. We expect attendees, coaches, and sponsor representatives to behave respectfully to make sure everyone has a great time.

Typical schedule

The schedule isn't finalised now, but this can give you an idea of what the day will be like.

Saturday 4 November

8:30 - 9:00

Registration and coffee

During the morning we’ll have some coffee
9:00 - 9:15


Introductions and outline of the day
9:15 - 10:00


If you haven't already got Rails installed on your computer, we help you get started
10:00 - 12:30

Coding tutorials

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and Q&A with coaches

While you’re finishing up lunch we’ll have a short Q&A with some of our coaches. This is a great time to ask about their experience learning to code, what they do in their jobs, and anything else you’re burning to know!
13:30 - 15:30

Workshop pt. 2

Continuing with Rails
15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon Tea

Take a break from all that thinking and relax with a sweet snack.
16:00 - 17:30

Finishing up

Wrap up your Rails projects and get your last min questions answered




2 Lacey St, Surry Hills

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We are looking for partners and sponsors to support Rails Girls Sydney! Please email for more information.


Angie Gove@Angie_Gove Tracy Mu Sung@tracymusung Angela Mikulasev@amikulasev