Rails Girls Kumasi

Hello world!

Rails Girls comes to Kumasi! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.


Applications are open until October 1st, 2020

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 Rails coaches. apply.

Friday 30th October

18:00 – 20:30

Installation party

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop so we can help you install Ruby on Rails.

Saturday 31st October

9:30 – 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

Let's get started for the day! Last minute installation troublshooting for the ones who need it.
10:00 – 10:15


Outline of the day & word from our sponsors
10:20 – 10:45

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 – 11:10


Let's get coding!
11:10 – 13:00


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


13.30 – 13:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we've learned and how it all fits together.
13:45 – 14:30

Lightning talks from coaches

14:30 – 16:30


Finish your first application, magical!
17:30 –


Organisers & coaches, participants will celebrate the day. If you are not participants but would like to join the afterparty please email us.


Location: Kumasi Technical University SRC Auditorium

Acceptances informed: Final confirmations will be given shortly after the application deadline. Questions? Email us!


Rails Girls Kumasi is co-organized with our awesome sponsors.

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


How much does the workshop cost? Thanks to our sponsors, the workshop will be free of charge and food/drinks will be provided too. However, please bring your motivation, bags of enthusiasm and your own laptop to learn the basics of programming with us!

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 german. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.

What's your code of conduct? Yes! In short, Rails Girls Kumasi is dedicated to a harassment-free workshop experience for everyone. Longer version here: CoC

I know how to program. How can I help? We are looking for enthusiastic coaches to make this day a success! You are very welcome if you know how to program, even if you do not know Ruby on Rails yet or have no teaching experience. The workshop aims to make it easy for coaches too. We will show you! Interested? Email us.