Rails Girls Nairobi 7th March 2020

Rails Girls comes to Nairobi for the second time! During the free one-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications are 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 volunteers and Rails coaches. Email us.

Saturday 7th March

8:00 - 9:00
  • Arrival and Registration
  • Help with installations
  • 9:00 - 10:00
  • Welcome Notes
  • Introductions
  • Outline of the day
  • Tea
  • 10:00 - 10:30
  • Word from sponsors
  • 10:30 - 10:50
  • Lightning talk - Introduction to Ruby
  • 11:00 - 1:00
  • Jumpstart your first web application
    13:00 - 14:30
  • Workshop
  • Extend your application.
    14:30- 15:00
  • Break-Out Session
  • 15:00 - 15:30
  • Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
  • 15:30 - 16:00
  • Lightning talks from coaches
  • 16:00 - 16:15
  • Project Presentation & Awards
  • 16:15 - 16:30
  • Vote of Thanks / Group Photo
  • FAQ

    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 are now closed
    Location: Riara University


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

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

    Nairuby Twiga links farmers and vendors to fair, trusted, modern markets. Providing a complete supply chain in Kenya for quality produce in urban areas.

    Nairuby Riara University provides holistic education to enable student realize their full potential and develop social and moral values which will underpin their actions through life.

    Nairuby Sokowatch enables informal retailers to order products at anytime via SMS or mobile app, and receive free same-day delivery to their store.

    Nairuby ONA Helps you do amazing things with data