Rails Girls Groningen February 1st and 2nd, 2019

Hello world!

Rails Girls Groningen will Rock your world again! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications are open! Apply here.

You learn to build your very own web application and doing so, you'll also learn the basics of rails 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 sponsors and Rails coaches. Fill in this form.

Friday, 1st February

19:00 - 22:00

Installation Party

HackerOne office, Griffeweg 97, 9723 DV Groningen

Saturday, 2nd February

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 10:10


Outline of the day
10:10 - 11.30

Introduction to Programming

Peter Berkenbosch
11:30 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30


Liesbeth Wijers
14:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:00

Lightning Talks

  • Rory Ou: Bootcamp Days: Life at App Academy
  • Alexandra Khegay: MVC Architecture
  • Karen Sijbrandij: Ruby + You = ❤️ ?
  • Stuti Srivastava: KAN you do it? PUR sure!
17:00 -


Hang out with all the participants! Chat, relax, have a drink, ....


Applications open: 1st of August, 2018
Acceptances informed: 25th January 2019

Location: HackerOne office, Griffeweg 97, 9723 DV Groningen


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

Rails Girls Groningen is also made possible by our Awesome sponsors:

HackerOne HackerOne is the first vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform. We empower companies to protect consumer data, trust and loyalty by working with the global research community to surface your most relevant security issues. HackerOne is a venture-backed company with headquarters in San Francisco.

Gitlab.com Gitlab.com, Version Control for your Server. Unlimited repositories, Unlimited private collaborators, Unlimited disk space*, Completely free, no credit card required, Free Continuous Integration (CI) on ci.gitlab.com
Go check it out!

AppSignal AppSignal, is made for teams that want to build high quality applications. It offers amazing insights into errors and performance issues, plus host monitoring and an easy to use custom metrics platform.

Nedap Nedap, develops ‘Technology for life’: products that help people become more productive, more successful and more meaningful in their professional lives.

Roqua Roqua, measuring and monitoring in health care and research. Roqua is an online application for Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM) for regional mental health institutions.


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited! (and bring your laptop)

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 english, but small group work is done in dutch or english. 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, if you want to be a coach fill in this form

How can I become a sponsor? We can still use more sponsors, we would love for you to become one! Please drop us an email

Groningen team

Annette Veltman-Bats organizer Karen Sijbrandij organizer & flying coach @KarenSijbrandij Miray Mazlumoglu organizer & flying coach @zeynepmirayy Hardik Ruparel organizer & flying coach Philip Kocanda organizer & flying coach @philipkocanda Stuti Srivastava organizer Saida Temirkhodjaeva designer & coach Jeroen Meines designer Alexandra Khegay coach Alexander Jeurissen coach Alexey Zolotov coach Brian Reigersberg coach Dmitri Burlutskiy coach Henk Van der Ween coach Ivan Malykh coach @ivdma Liesbeth Wijers coach Marina Andenko coach Peter Berkenbosch coach Rory Ou coach Rutger Gelling coach