Rails Girls Maine September 26-27th 2014

Hello world!

Rails Girls is coming to Portland, Maine! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Apply now! Applications are open until September 10th.

Follow @RailsGirls_ME on Twitter for the latest news!

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 coaches. Email us.

Friday 26th September


Registration, Introductions and Initial Workshops

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

Dinner for Coaches

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

Saturday 27th September

10:00 - 12:00

Workshops, and a few lightning talks

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch (we'll feed you yummy stuff)

12:45 - 5:30

Workshops, lightning talks (and cookies!)

5:30 - 6:00

Wrap-up; Next steps

6:00 -

Eat and drink somewhere and share stories


Applications close: September 10th
Acceptances informed: September 12th

Location: Portland Public Library,
5 Monument Square Portland ME 04101


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

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

Freeport Metrics Freeport Metrics Organizing Sponsor. We are a team of experienced web software developers and technology consultants.

Base36 Base36 is a tech company that offers recruiting, consulting and outsourcing services to some of Northern New England’s leading enterprise organizations.


Portland Public Library


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this aimed for? Women 18 & over with basic knowledge of working with a computer. Please 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-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us