Rails Girls Łódź 6-7th June 2014

Hello world!

Rails Girls is coming to Łódź for the first time! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Registration is now 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 sponsors and speakers. Email us.

Friday 6th June


Installation party

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

Coach dinner

All of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner, where we'll go through the program for the next day.

Saturday 7th June

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

We'll give you breakfast and help configure Ruby on Rails on your laptop.
10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & a word from our sponsors
10:15 - 13:00


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


13:30 - 14:00

Bentobox: Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:00 - 14:45

Lightning talks

Łukasz Piestrzeniewicz (Ragnarson)
Kaśka Turbiasz-Bugała (Rebased)
Monika Suwała (Citi)
14:45 - 18:00


Extend your application.


Open to everyone. Sponsors, boyfriends, girlfriends and developers that happen to be in the neighbourhood are more than welcome to join.


Registration is now closed.
Notification of acceptance: May 30th 2014
Workshop location: Miejski Punkt Kultury Prexer
Pomorska 39, Łódź

Afterparty: Zmiana Tematu, Piotrkowska 144, Łódź
Coaches dinner: Tari Bari, Piotrkowska 138/140 (OFF Piotrkowska), Łódź


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

Ragnarson Ragnarson are experienced Ruby on
Rails developers specialized in building web applications for startups since 2006.

goody labs goodylabs have a mission to help startups as well as existing companies develop flexible and scalable web technologies. tl;dr IT GO HOME

MobileMS Inovatica MobileMS Inovatica implements innovative IT solutions, especially for tourism and culture sectors, as well as provides technologies for on-line exhibits and digitalisation of art work.

Rebased Rebased are world-class developers with impressive open-source record. They code. And they're good at it.

Rule Financial Rule Financial is an international company, crafting risk management solutions for the financial sector.

Lifetramp Lifetramp is an AirBnB-like platform for lifestyles and careers. Lifetramping community is built by open minded people who give you a possibility “to walk a mile in their shoes” – an exciting journey of self discovery to finally find what you truly love doing.

binar::apps binar::apps are agile programmers. They create software for startups and big companies (UK, USA, Australia), bringing an effective and personal approach to every project.

Citi Citi Service Center is an initiative to establish a network of service centers providing services to other entities operating within the Citi Group around the world. In Poland over 400 technology professionals provide critical technology infrastructure support, development and deployment of strategic software applications to Citi entities across the world.


Prexer Prexer provides working space
for local NGOs
and non-profit initiatives.

Shelly Cloud Shelly Cloud provides fast, painless hosting for Ruby on Rails apps, with excellent support.

Geek Girls Carrots Geek Girls Carrots are on a mision to attract more women to IT by inspiring them, educating them and creating role models.

314 APPS 314 APPS is software house providing high-quality services. They practice Agile methods and web technologies such as Ruby on Rails and Flex to help your company rapidly evolve and deliver your final product.

Fine Performance Fine Performance is a digital marketing agency, offering comprehensive services related to SEM (SEO & PPC), content marketing, Web Analytics and email marketing.

SMSAPI SMSAPI offers a modern, easy-to-use and transparent business model m-commerce platform.

Pan Kanapka - catering Pan Kanapka service includes catering, sandwiches, fingerfood and coffee breaks for events like ours – and much bigger.

Przypinka.pl Przypinka.pl makes pins for every occasion and with any design.

Nocleg Łódź - Cynamon Hostel Cynamon Hostel is known for its awesome location and enthusiastic staff.


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. Some of the speeches may be given in English, but group work will be done in Polish. Don't forget to bring 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. We’ll have a two hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us!