Rails Girls Kansas City

October 19th, 2019

Rails Girls comes to Kansas City! We have partnered with KC Tech Council to bring you this free one day workshop. We'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications are currently closed.

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 coaches. Please apply here.


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. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Anyone is welcome but women and girls are given 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. Email us

What's your code of conduct? Rails Girls Kansas City uses this code of conduct.


Attendance is free.
Event date: October 19th
Applications open: June 30th
Applications close: September 1st
Location: Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210
Please note that the location is subject to change.

Our awesome sponsors

Rails Girls Kansas City is co-organized with our awesome partners.
Want to help? We're looking for partners & sponsors for the non-profit event! Email us!

Platinum sponsors

MSTS A global B2B payment and credit solutions provider that specializes in commercial transaction management, facilitating transactions for customers in over 190 countries with 40 years of experience.

Silver sponsors

Cerner Cerner is the solution for healthcare, supporting clinical, financial and operational needs of organizations of every size, with more than 27,000 provider facilities world wide.
GitLab The entire DevOps lifecycle in one application.
Pivotal Continuously deliver custom software on a secure, reliable platform—and transform how your enterprise does business.
realquantum A SaaS company providing web-based real estate appraisal software and database products that accelerate the commercial real estate appraisal process and provide appraisers with a platform for career and business success.

2019 Organizer Team

Becky Pursley Program Coordinator Sponsor Co-coordinator @rpursley
Ross Fuhrman Marketing Coordinator KC Ruby Liaison Sponsor Co-coordinator @rossfuhrman
Ann VanZee Non-profit Advisor @annvanzee
Nicole Maneth Mentor Coordinator Education Coordinator Sponsor Co-coordinator @nicoleamarie
Linden Haynes Web Administrator
Jenna Beckett General Coordinator Volunteer Coordinator @jadorepaisley12
Marlini Alias Ali Artist Advisor
Latrese Davis Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator Attendee Coordinator
Scott Kahler Sponsor Coordinator @boogabee

Past Workshops

2 - 3 November 2018


Becky Pursley Program Coordinator, Sponsor Co-coordinator @rpursley
Marlini Alias Ali General Coordinator
Nicole Maneth Coach Coordinator @nicoleamarie
Joe Ancell Marketing Coordinator @EvenIAmJoe
Anri Liy Attendee Coordinator
Jenna Beckett Volunteer Coordinator Sponsor Co-coordinator @jadorepaisley12
Ross Fuhrman Ruby User Group Coordinator @rossfuhrman
Ammaarah Khan Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator @AmmaarahKhan
Benjamin Reynolds Web Coordinator @benjamreynolds
Mark Davis Sponsor Co-coordinator
Amy Norris Advisor @AmyNorris

Volunteers and Mentors

Adrianne Deweese Volunteer
LT Smith Volunteer
Anna Scheuler Volunteer
Brian Kephart Mentor
Krista LaFrentes Mentor
Jake LaCombe Mentor
Drew Blas Mentor
Julia Allen Mentor
Maxwell Frederickson Mentor
Eric Poe Mentor
Lex Sanders Mentor
Alex Reyes Mentor