Rails Girls Jyväskylä
16-17th October 2015

It's time to get excited!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Rails Girls comes to Jyväskylä! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Application period is now closed! We will inform everyone by the end of this week

We are looking for sponsors and coaches to help with the event. If interested, email us

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 16th October

18.00 - 21.00

Installation party & prototyping exercise

Get to know and socialize with other attendees and coaches. Bring your laptop with you so we'll install everything required.

We will also do a prototyping / UI design exercise during the Friday evening.

Saturday 17th October

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and breakfast

Register for the event and grab some breakfast. We can also fix some last moment hickups with Rails installations.
10:00 - 10:30


Outline of the day & word from sponsors

10:30 - 11:00

Designing and prototyping

We will design our application before we head into programming.

11:00 - 13:00

First Workshop Session

Jumpstart your first web application

13:00- 14:00


No need to be hungry, let's eat

14:00 - 14:40

Lightning Talks from Coaches

14:40 - 17:00

Second Workshop Session

Extend your application.

17:15 ->


More time to socialize and meet people.


Applications open: September 1st
Applications close: October 1st
Acceptances informed: October 4th
Location: Jyväskylän Yritystehdas, Vapaudenkatu 25


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

JES Papu Mediataivas
Qvantel JYU Landis+Gyr


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. All you need to take with you is open attitude and 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. You don't need to be a Ruby on Rails guru, we're looking for people who know basics of web development and have the right attitude. Email us

Jyväskylä team

Juha-Matti Santala organizer, coach @hamatti Laura Browne organizer @lauranen Sara Norja organizer zaijo.net Lasse Immonen organizer, coach @lasseimmonen Henry Wilen organizer @henrywilen Valtteri Järvinen organizer, coach @vajarvin Paavo Nieminen coach Eija Kestilä coach @EijaKestila Sampo Laaksonen coach Terhi Köykkä coach Kaisu Laulainen organizer