Rails Girls Groningen July 21st and 22nd, 2017

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 21 July


Doors Open and Registration

HackerOne office, Stationsweg 3F Groningen



You can't do anything on an empty stomach, so we'll first provide you with fooooood and some drinks.


Opening talk

Rene van Pelt from Panache

19.55 - 21.00

Let's get started!

Our amazing coaches will help you install Ruby on Rails and some other stuff, so you'll be all good to go! Once you've got everything set up, you'll get started on TryRuby

21.00 - end

Install party

Get to know the attendees and the coaches a little bit before hand. There will be drinks and snacks and music and awesomeness!

Saturday 22 July

9:30 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10.15- 10.45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Learn the language of technology guided by Liesbeth Bevelander
10:45 - 13.00


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


13:45 - 14:30

Lightning Talks Time!

14:30 - 16:30


Extend your application.
17:00 -


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


Applications open: 25th of April, 2017
Acceptances informed: July 12th, 2017

Location: HackerOne office, Stationsweg 3F 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:

Panache Panache, tailor made solutions, builds your applications and strengthens your team.

Catawiki Catawiki's mission is to make special items available to everyone. Our online auction website attracts 14 million monthly users from around the globe to participate in weekly auctions across a variety of categories ranging from comic books, coins and stamps through to rare whiskeys and classic cars!

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.

GitHub - Social Coding GitHub is how people build software. Millions of developers and organizations around the world use GitHub to discover, share and contribute to projects.


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

Debbie Elzinga organizer @debbieelzinga Annette Veltman-Bats organizer Ivan Malykh organizer & flying coach @ivdma Hester van Wijk organizer & flying coach @hestervanwijk Martina Simicic organizer & flying coach @pazinjanka Philip Kocanda organizer & flying coach @philipkocanda Karen Sijbrandij coach @KarenSijbrandij Marijke Luttekes Coach @mhlut Liesbeth Bevelander Coach @pimpelmeisje Sytse Sijbrandij coach @sytses Marie van Zanten Coach Bharti Nagpal Coach @bharti_nagpal Hillie Kootstra Coach @hiltsje Willian van der Velde coach Remon Oldebeuving coach @R51 Willemijn de Groot Coach Aditi Lonhari Coach @hAditiLonhari Ioana Tagirta Coach Liesbeth Wijers Coach @LiesbethWijers Alexey Zolotov Coach