Rails Girls Barcelona 28. + 29. March 2015

Rails Girls comes back to Barcelona! During the free one and a half day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications closed.

Applications closed March 21st.

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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? Fantastic! We are looking for volunteers. Just contact us!

Day 1 / 28. March

14.15 - 15.00

Registration, pre-conference mixer

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand.
15.00 - 16.00

Installation party

We’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer, so bring your laptop with you.
17.00 - 17.45

Lightning talks

17.45 - 18.00


Understanding Web Apps
18.00 - 20.00


Let's get coding!
20.00 -


Open for everyone, meet people interested in tech.

Day 2 / 29. March

9:00 - 10:00

Breakfast & tea/coffee

10:00 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application, coaches will help you get started.
13:00 - 13:30


13.30 - 14.30

Lightning talks

14.30 - 16.00


Extend your application.
16.00 - 16.30

Final lightning talks


FabLab Barcelona
Carrer de Pujades 102
08005 Barcelona


Application open
Application deadline: End of March
Acceptances informed: TBA

Sponsors and partners


FabLab Barcelona is our venue sponsor! We will be able to hold the workshop in their great, creative building. Check out their website to get an impression!


XING the social network for a better working life.


GitHub does not only provide us with it's great social coding platform and fantastic Ocotcat stickers, but also supports this event financially!


3scale Take control of your APIs


Camaloon a young, multicultural and multidisciplinary startup-company from Barcelona. On Camaloon you can create and buy your own products (such as t-shirts buttons, stickers, magnets, skins, wall decals and cases ) or browse and buy artworks created by exceptional designers just for you!


Redbooth is a collaboration and communication platform that provides a single place for shared tasks, discussions, file sharing, group chat and HD video conferencing. Redbooth is simple to use and flexible, enabling project teams and departments at thousands of companies to get work done. Founded in Barcelona in 2008, the company is privately held and headquartered in Redwood City, California.


Codegram is a software studio specializing in Ruby and Clojure applications, crafted with love in Barcelona and Berlin. We also organize Full Stack Fest: a programming event in Barcelona divided in two two-day single-track conferences: Barcelona Ruby Conference and FutureJS.


Moritz tasty cold beer, brewed in the heart of Barcelona.

If you like the idea and you want to support it let us know. We are 100% non-profit event and we are looking not only for the financial support. If you have an idea how to help us in any other way just email us!

Coaches and speakers

You know how to program and you want to coach or give a short talk on the event? Great - you are more than welcome! Please fill out this form (you can find more information in this guide).


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

Is this going to be in English or Spanish? Is this going to be in English or Spanish? We prefer Spanish :) Depending on the participants (and coaches) the event will be held more in English or Spanish! We will try to include as many native spanish speakers as we can. The learning material is mainly in English.

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 materials are in english, but the program is run in spanish. Please bring your laptop.

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

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

Barcelona team

Andreas Finger
organizer @mediafinger
Paulina Górecka
organizer @PaulinaGorecka
María Fernández Sedeño
organizer @mdenoche