Rails Girls New York

January 24th - 25th 2014

Hello world!

Come to join the first Rails Girls event in the Big Apple on January 24th and 25th 2014. During this free workshop, we are going to show how awesome Ruby on Rails is and how awesome you could be with it.

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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. Email Us!

Friday, January 24th

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Installation party

To get your computer ready for the exciting workshop.

Saturday, January 25th

9:00 - 10:00am

Welcome and Breakfast

Outline of the day & welcome message from sponsors.
10:00 - 10:30am

Learn about MVC

Learn about the Model-View-Controller pattern in the fun workshop
10:30 - 12:00am


Let's get coding! Pair with coaches to design your first web application.
12:00 - 1:00pm

Lunch & Lightning Talks

Enjoy lunch. Listen to talks from coaches on a wide range of development topics.
1:00 - 3:00pm

Workshop - Continued

We love coding time! Extend your web application.
3:00 - 3:30pm


Learn more about software development!
3:30 - 5:00pm

Workshop - Final Stretch

Final touches to your web application.
5:00 - 6:00pm


Attendees, show off to each other what you've been working on all day!

Rails Girls closes

We can all head out to a bar nearby to celebrate a hard day's work!


Location:ThoughtWorks New York
99 Madison Ave. New York 10016


ThoughtWorks ThoughtWorks is a global IT consultancy. We deliver custom applications and provide no-nonsense consulting; we help organizations become agile.


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. 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. Email us!