Rails Girls Rome 22-23rd March 2013

Ciao Roma! Rails Girls sbarca nella città eterna! Durante il workshop di un giorno e mezzo ci immergeremo nel magico mondo di Ruby on Rails. Il seminario conserva il suo taglio internazionale ma si terrà interamente in italiano utilizzando in parte materiale e servizi online in inglese.

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Ciao Roma! Rails Girls comes to the Eternal City! During the free one-and-a-half-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications are closed. Acceptances will be sent very soon.

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 sponsors, speakers and volunteers!
Email us

Friday 22nd March


Install Fest

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
Where: The Hub, via dello Scalo di San Lorenzo 67, Roma
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Coach dinner

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

Saturday 23rd March

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
10:00 - 10:20


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
Welcome! - Sara Labanchi
What is Rails Girls! - Daniele Tatti
Mattia Quilici - SETIT
Stefano Guglielmetti - Mikamai
10:20 - 10:45

Designing your web app

10:50 - 11:10

Try tuby

on your own VM!
11:10 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 13:30


13.30 - 13:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
13:45 - 14:30

Lightning talks

Simona Forti
Alessandro Ligi
Other coaches on their coding experience
15:00 - 15:10

v/c with Linda Liukas and Girls in Tech Italy

15:00 - 17:00


Extend your application.
19:00 -

Networking Time - Afterparty

Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.


Applications close: March 10th
Acceptances informed: 17th March

Location: The Hub, via dello Scalo di San Lorenzo 67, Roma

Hot to get there: Look here !

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

Under the patronage of

Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale


Mikamai Mikamai is a digital agency with a strong passion for Ruby and Rails programming. Mikamai will organize the Ruby Academy 2nd Edition on March / April 2013 @ Milan offices.

GitHub GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

SETIT SETIT nasce nel 2001 e da allora opera nel settore della consulenza informatica. Ha lavorato in tutti i settori, per la pubblica amministrazione ma anche al fianco di aziende grandi e medie, fino ai singoli privati, studiando volta per volta le soluzioni più adeguate.

Plivo Plivo eliminates the complexity from telephony by providing the most scalable and feature-rich voice and messaging platform wrapped with flexible APIs and backed by 24/7 support.

Wooga Wooga develops Social Games with love in Berlin.


Rails Girls Rome is co-organised with

The Hub Roma The Hub Roma is about the power of innovation through collaboration. We set out to create spaces that combine the best of a trusted community, innovation lab, business incubator and the comforts of home.

GGD Roma Girl Geek Dinners Roma is an informal organisation that promotes women in the Information technology industry.

Ruby Day 13 Ruby Day 13 is the official annual gathering of Ruby developers in Italy. The next conference is happening in Milan on June 15, 2013.

Media partners

GGL Girl Geek Life is a collaborative magazine focused on technology from a female point of view. Written by many different women, from variegated backgrounds, has its core on everything can passionate a girl geek, from the latest gadget to the hippest internet trend, to the newest researches on the role of women in a world mostly dominated by men.


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 workshop and small group work is done in italian, but one or two speeches are given in english. 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

Rome team

Andrea Pavoni, coach @apeacox Alessandro Ligi, speaker @ligialex Andrea Pigato, coach @pigatss Carlotta Tatti, website & graphics @thestubborndev Daniele Tatti, organiser @danieletatti Andrea Longhi, coach @ Dario Carrera, organiser @d4carr Fabrizio Regini, coach @fregini Francesco Agati, coach @sa_su_ke Marcello Barnaba, coach @vjt Mattia Quilici, speaker @mattiaq Peter J Brindisi, coach @npj Sara Labanchi, coach @ Silvio Relli, coach @silviorelli Simona Forti, speaker @nhaima Stefano Guglielmetti, speaker @jeko