Rails Girls Athens v2 10-11th March 2017

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

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 10th March

19.00 -

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.
We'll use the install guide.

Saturday 11th March

9:00 - 9:30


9:30 - 10:30

Welcome & Introduction to Workshop

10:30 - 11:00

UX Presentation

by Eva Kavaliotou
11:00 - 11:30

Introduction to programming

by George Chatzigeorgiou Let's get coding!
11:30 - 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:00

Rails Workshop

Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Α Word from our Sponsors

14.30 - 15:00

Bentobox Challenge- Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
15:00 - 16:15

Rails Workshop

Extend your application.
16:15 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:00

Μy story in Tech

by Kakia Panagidi
17:00 -

Farewell Party

Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.


Applications close: Wednesday 1 March
Acceptances informed:Monday 6 March

Location: Orange Grove
Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou 5, Athens


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

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

skroutz.gr skroutz.gr is the leading Greek price comparison engine where users can compare products and prices offered by various merchants. In other words, Skroutz acts as your ally in order to find the best deals and make the smartest purchasing decisions. Skroutz is built on Ruby on Rails and currently also operates in the UK as scrooge.co.uk and Turkey as alve.com

visa Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is a global payment technology company, which connects consumers, companies, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and states via fast, safe and reliable electronic payments.

agile_actors Agile Actors is a network of Tech Professionals that form effective and efficient software development teams, knowledgeable in cutting-edge as well as in traditional technologies, methodologies and processes.

workable Workable is all-in-one recruiting software, trusted by over 6000 companies to streamline their hiring. From posting a job to sourcing candidates, Workable provides tools to manage multiple hiring pipelines. Transparent communication, organized candidate profiles, structured interviews and a full reporting suite gives hiring teams the information they need to hire the right fit.

appolonion Appolonion is the top Greek pastry and bakery company which owns the franchise of the popular "Appolonion" shops. Aimed in offering daily tasty treats to the customer, the company operates in 23 prominent locations in Athens and keeps expanding.

efood e-FOOD is a food delivery service with over 4000 restaurants in its network, operating in more than 50 cities in Greece.

houseofwine House of Wine is your e-liquor store. More than 1000 labels of wine, beer and drinks just a click away.

jamjar.gr jamjar.gr was created in 2012 and is an online marketplace featuring thousands handmade creations from talented craftspeople, from all over the country.


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 Greek or English. 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

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