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Rails Girls Cieszyn 15-16th October 2016

Hello world!

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

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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.

Saturday, 15th October 2016

10:30 - 12:30

Free Cieszyn Tour

Nice walk around Cieszyn (meet our team and have fun). Start here.
16:30 - 17:00


17:00 - 18:00

Welcome & Environment Installation

We'll install Ruby on Rails on your computer, so bring your laptop with you.
18:00 - 19:00

Lightning Talks

Alex Malaszkiewicz - "How the Internet Works?"
Urszula Janus - "My way into IT"
Michał Czyż - "Yes, you can be a software engineer!"
19:00 - 20:00


20:00 - 24:00



Sunday, 16th October 2016

09:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Lightning Talks

Urszula Mitas - "Women in technology - Behind the scenes"
Natalia Stanko - "Power of events"
15:00 - 18:00


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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. The speeches and group work mostly are given in Polish, but there may be a group of English-speaking. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but 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. Tweet us


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Friends, partners and supporters

Woman on Rails Woman on Rails is a blog about technologies (ie Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, CoffeeScript), emotions and IT events.

Women in Technology Women in Technology is a community of women who share one common feature - Technology.

Mikstura IT Mikstura.IT is a foundation which grew out of a web and mobile community aiming to provide an interactive forum for programmers, designers and entrepreneurs, NGO innovators and all people.

Silesian Ruby Users Group SRUG (Silesian Ruby Users Group) is friendly and regular meetings about Ruby language and more. The purpose is to exchange knowledge and experiences of developers.

Czechitas Czechitas is a community for women who like to learn IT. Czechitas are organizing workshops on different levels of knowledge.

Ofka OFKA is a cozy boutique rooms, a summer cafe, bike rental and tour Event.


Application opening: 16 September, 2016
Application deadline: 2 October, 2016
Acceptances informed after: 8 October, 2016
Location: Classicist palace of the Habsburgs, Zamkowa 3, Cieszyn, Poland


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

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

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Fractal Soft is a team ripped with passion. They love simple solutions, travels and good programming practices. They use Ruby on Rails to fulfill the dreams of web applications. You can meet them at various IT events (Rails Girls, CoderDojo, SRUG). Additionally, they have an office in Cieszyn. Visit us!

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Cowbell Labs Cowbell Labs is a small band of enthusiasts who create web applications and mobile, utilizing the latest and best tools - including Ruby on Rails.

Selleo Selleo have worked with Ruby on Rails since the company foundation back in 2005. Ruby on Rails have always been the core web technology with which the Selleo team have implemented their projects.

Rebased Rebased is a team Ruby on Rails and Javascript developers who have supported Rails Girls since their first event in Warsaw back in 2012. They dare to call themselves bullshit-free programmers - proven by years of experience and impressive open source record.

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