Olá Porto!

A segunda edição do Rails Girls está a chegar! Junta-te a nós neste evento gratuito onde vais criar uma aplicação web em Ruby on Rails!

Welcome to the second edition of Rails Girls Porto! Let's build a Ruby on Rails web app! Join us in this wonderful and free event!

APPLY NOW! The first round is until the 20th May and the second round until the 29th. The sooner, the better!

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 30th May


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.
Where: UPTEC, Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia da Universidade do Porto
21.00 -

Coach dinner

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

Saturday 31st May

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and breakfast.

Some warming up before the workshop.
10:00 - 10:15


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10:20 - 10:45


How to design a web app
10:50 - 11:10


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


Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 14:00


14:10 - 14:30


Bento Box: Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:30 - 16:30

Hands on the app.

16:30 - 17:00

Coffee break and lightning talk.

17:00 - 19:00


Extend your application.
19:30 - 21:30

Portugal Geekettes Meetup

Open for everyone, meet other cool people interested in tech!


Rails Girls Porto

30th and 31st May

It will take place at UPTEC TECH. To get there check below.

First round: 1st to 25th May
Second round: 25th to 29th May
Acceptances informed during the following weeks.
Applications until the 25th May are valid to the second round.


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

Want to help? We're looking for partners and sponsors for the event! Email us!

UPTEC UPTEC is a Center for Business Innovation and a Incubator in the sectors of Technology, Creative Industries, Sea Technology and Biotechnology from Porto University.

Portugal Geekettes
Portugal Geekettes is a organization focused on empower women in tech, with tools, resources and a worldwide network.

Supported by

Women in Technology is the biggest professional and international organization dedicated to promote women in engineering and science.

Girls Lean In

Girls Lean In is a community that aims to bring together the women entrepreneurs of Braga and the World.


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited and prepared to learn a lot and work hard!

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. The event will be in Portuguese, but English translators will be available. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but 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

Porto team

Ana Sofia Pinho, organizer @anasofiapinho Pedro Gaspar, organizer and coach @pedrogaspar Ana Gonçalves, organizer and coach @sbg_ana Emanuel Mota, coach LinkedIn José Mota, coach @josemotanet Pedro Chambino, coach @p_chambino Ricardo Mendes, coach @locks Rui Salgado, coach @ruisalgado David Francisco, coach @dmfrancisco Bernardo Raposo, coach @braposo Fred Oliveira, coach @f Maxim Lapis, coach LinkedIn

How to get there?


Rails Girls Porto changed location!
It's going to be at the Auditorium of UPTEC PINC.
Polo das Indústrias Criativas do UPTEC
Praça Coronel Pacheco, 2
4050-453 Porto

Here are the GPS coordinates: 41.151381, -8.615384

You can also check it on Google Maps.

Should you get lost or stuck, dial 00351 910 444 710. This should connect you to an organizer or coach that will try to help you get there.

a picture of the location