Olá Lisboa! Hello Lisbon!

Bem-vindas à 2ª edição do Rails Girls em Portugal! Junta-te a nós neste workshop de dois dias, gratuito, onde irás aprender a desenvolver uma App em Ruby on Rails! Não é necessário nenhum conhecimento prévio em programação.

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Rails Girls in Portugal! Join us in this free two-day workshop where you will learn how to build an application in Ruby on Rails! No need to have any previous knowledge on programming.

APPLY NOW! The first round is until the 29th May and the second round until the 5th. The sooner, the better!

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, partners, sponsors and Rails coaches. Email us.


Saturday, June 7th

09h00 - 10h00

Registration, breakfast and installation party!

Meet & greet.
10:00 - 10:15


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


How to design a web app
10:50 - 11:10


Let's get coding!
11:10 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 14:00


14:10 - 14:30


Bento Box: Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:30 - 16:30

Hands on the app.

16:30 - 17:00

Coffee break and lightning talk.

17:00 - 19:00


Extend your application.
20h00 - 22h00

Dinner & Portugal Geekettes Meetup

Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.


Rails Girls Lisboa

7th June

It will take place at STARTUP CAMPUS. To get there check below.

First round: 1st to 29th May
Second round: 29th to 5th May
Acceptances informed during the following weeks.
Applications until the 29th May are valid to the second round.


Is this going to be in english? Nope, most of the event and speeches are going to be done in Portuguese! The local coaches are native speakers. However, some of the inspirational talks as well as instructions might be in english. Email us

How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited and prepared to learn a lot and work hard!

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. The event will be in Portuguese, but English translators will be available. 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. We’ll have a two-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us


Gold Sponsors

gleamworld Gleam is the perfect service for discovering, shopping for and organizing the best of world fashion. Available as an iPhone, iPad and Android app.

Silver Sponsors

Rails Girls Lisboa has awesome coaches! This is the list of the amazing companies our coaches work for.

chic-by-choice Chic by Choice is a one-of-a-kind hire destination that allows women to access the most breathtaking designer dresses, straight from the catwalks, at a fraction of the retail price.

faber-ventures Faber Ventures is a product / venture development company that explores opportunities to build, launch and scale early stage digital businesses through a hands-on, integrated approach.

linkedcare Imaginary Cloud - We help our clients launch successful web and mobile products. We rescue software projects which have gone wrong elsewhere. We help you grow your business by leveraging our expertise.

linkedcare Linkedcare - Toda a sua prática médica numa só aplicação. Integramos todas as funcionalidades necessárias à sua prática de forma inteligente. Utilize uma verdadeira ferramenta de apoio à decisão clínica.

liquid Liquid is a platform that enables publishers to dynamically serve their applications based on user profiling, activity and context - without changing the code.

sabe-online A SABE Online - Sempre a Aprender é uma nova editora, produtora e distribuidora de conteúdos vocacionados para a aprendizagem profissional e para a valorização pessoal, de uma forma contínua e permanente.

runtime-revolution Runtime Revolution - Rails development done right. We're combining all the latest and greatest with some hard-core software engineering, to make sure your project is up there with the best of them.

umcoche Um Coche é um site de boleias que liga passageiros e condutores entre 12 cidades de Portugal.


Rails Girls Lisboa is co-organized with our awesome partners.

Want to help? We're looking for partners and sponsors for the event! Email us!

STARTUP CAMPUS STARTUP CAMPUS is the newest and largest building in Europe where startups can develop their products. It belongs to Fábrica de Startups, an incubator and accelerator in Lisbon.

Portugal Geekettes Portugal Geekettes is a organization focused on empower women in tech, with tools, resources and a worldwide network.

How to get there?


Rails Girls Lisboa is going to be at
Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca nº11
1250-096 Lisboa

Here are the GPS coordinates 38.720312, -9.151122.

You can also check it on Google Maps.

Should you get lost or stuck, dial 00351 910 444 710. This should connect you to an organizer or coach that will try to help you get there.

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