This free event is for beginner women who want to learn more about coding and building things. We will learn about the web, prototyping, basic programming and get introduced to the world of technology.
This workshop is intended for people new to programming, or new to Ruby on Rails. No prior experience is required. We have room for 30-40 participants, so get your application in early! Questions? Email us!
Applications open 9th July 2018 until 28th July 2018!
Accepted applicants will be informed end of July.
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 mentors. Sign up .
|08:30 - 9:15||
Registration and coffeeRegister, find your seat, get your name tag, have some breakfast and meet some people.
|9:15 - 9.30||
Welcome!Your organisers will take you through housekeeping and a rough plan for the day.
|9:30 - 9:45||
Talk #1Welcome talk by the organizers and introducing HERE!
|9:45 - 10:30||
RubyWith the help of your mentors, start learning the Ruby programming language with Try Ruby.
|10:30 - 12:45||
Getting started with Ruby on RailsJumpstart your first web application on Rails.
|12:45 - 13:45||
LunchFood will be provided.
|13:45 - 14:00||
Lightning talksShort talks by inspirational people in tech.
|14:00 - 16:30||
Hands-on, minds-on workshopFinish your app, get it online, or extend it!
|16:15 - 16:30||
Short breakYou can have a break, find a vending machine around for light refreshments or visit the washroom!
|17:00 - 17:30||
Wrap-upWe'll go over everything we did for the day, and hear about your experiences learning about Ruby and Rails.
Applications open: July 9th
Applications close: July 28th
Acceptances informed: July 29th
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. There is no age limit for this event, but children younger than 14 should be accompanied by their parents (gender of the children or parent does not matter!). Please make sure to make a note about it in the application form. The event and talks will be conducted in English. Please bring your laptop.
Can men attend? Yes of course! Hopefully you'll be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.
Can I bring a Mac/Windows/Linux laptop? Yes, a laptop of any operating system works. You just need to have a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox) installed.
Is there a dresscode? Nope, just wear whatever that's comfortable for you.
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. Sign up or email us .
We couldn't be here without the support from amazing people and organizations who donated money, knowledge and time to help us make this a reality. If you want to contribute and support our goal, please get in touch.
Sponsorship packages are available. Contact us for more information.