Rails Girls Mombasa 9th-10th November 2018

Rails Girls Workshop is here and we can't keep calm! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

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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 9th November

14.00 -

Installation party

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
19.00 -

Coach dinner

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

Saturday 10th November

8:30 - 9:30

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
9:30 - 10:00


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10:00 - 10:45

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 - 11:10


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


Jumpstart your first web application/Create Blog app part 1
13:00 - 14:00


14:00- 14:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps/Create Blog app part 2

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:45 - 16:45


Extend your application.
14:30 - 17:00

Lightning talks from coaches


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. Most of the speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in swahili. 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


Applications close: October 31st
Acceptances informed:November 5th

Location: JKUAT Mombasa Campus


Want to help? We're always looking for partners & sponsors! Email us!

Tezza Tezza Solutions Tezza Business Solutions Ltd is a “niche” service provider of Software Development, Quality Assurance and Software Testing services.

Andela Andela Andela is a global engineering organization that extends engineering teams with world-class software developers.

SwahiliBox SwahiliBox is a technology Open Space in Mombasa, Kenya which focuses on socio-economic technology empowerment,inspiring and developing individuals and help them develop new and innovative ideas.

Kazi Kazi+ #1 Recruitment Platform for Developers and Designers in East Africa. Kazi+ connects companies, with top design and software engineering talents.