Rails Girls Amman Dec 19-20th 2014

Marhaba Amman!

Rails Girls Amman is a free programming workshop that aims at teaching girls how to make websites using Ruby on Rails.

At the workshop, you will follow some tutorials, and will be guided by coaches, who are expert in the field of web development.

Join us, and build your next idea on the web.

Registration is open until Dec 11th, 2014.

Applications are now closed.

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 19th December

18.00 -

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.
21.00 -

Coach dinner

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

Saturday 20th December

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10:20 - 10:45

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 - 11:10


Let's get coding!
11:10 - 13:00


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


13.30- 13:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
13:45 - 14:30

Lightning talks from coaches

14:30 - 16:30


Extend your application.
20:00 -


Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.


Applications close: December 11th 2014
Acceptances informed: December 13th 2014

Location: Umniah's The Tank, King Hussein Business Park


Rails Girls Amman is co-organized with our awesome sponsors.

Boundless Drop Boundless Drop is a Jordanian-based web and mobile technology shop that strives to achieve global standards in development, while bringing regionally relevant solutions to the Arab world and beyond.

Akhtaboot Akhtaboot Akhtaboot is an online career network that is committed to providing a user-friendly, effective, and efficient way of linking the right person to the right career opportunity in the MENA region.

Community Partners

JOSA Jordan Open Source Association is a jordanian nonprofit organization that promotes Free Culture, Free Software and the open source movement.


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

Who is this aimed for? Women who are IT & Computer engineering majors, Rails Girls events are aimed toward women of all ages, but in this first iteration we are targeting university students, drop us an email and we'll keep you posted about upcomming events. Most of the speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in arabic. 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