Rails Girls Raleigh-Durham October 17-18th 2014

Hello world!

Rails Girls comes to Raleigh-Durham! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Apply now! Applications are open until October 15, 2014.

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 October 17

Installation Party

6:30 PM

Introductions, Registration & Paperwork

7:15 PM


Introduction from coaches & organizers. Thanks to the Sponsors

8:50 PM

Code.org video

Saturday October 18

9:00 AM


9:30 AM

Lighting Talks

10:00 AM

Instruction & Coding Lab

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

"Meet Up" with Rails Girls in another country

1:15 PM

Instruction & Coding Lab

3:15 PM

Lightning Talks

3:45 PM

Instruction & Coding Lab

5:30 PM

Final Presentations

6:00 PM

After Party


Applications close: October 15th
Acceptance Notification: October 16th

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

Smashing Boxes Smashing Boxes - We Design & Develop Custom Applications

thoughtbot thoughtbot - Rails, iOS, and design experts taking apps from idea to launch.

Iron Yard The Iron Yard Academy Powered By Smashing Boxes - Durham’s only code school is the product of Smashing Boxes and its partnership with The Iron Yard Academy. Together we're building better developers to take on the Triangle’s technology economy.


Rails Girls Raleigh-Durham is co-organized with our awesome partners:

Triangle.rb and Girl Develop It RDU


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.

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