Rails Girls Rotterdam 15, 16 (&17) April 2016

Hello world!

The Rails Girls weekend was amazing in Rotterdam!

If you're looking for our next event, you can find it here.

Questions or queries? Just send us an email!

Looking forward to seeing you all!
Team Rails Girls Rotterdam

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 15 April

18.00 - 21.00

Installation party

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.

Saturday 16 April

9:30 - 10:00

Registration & breakfast

10:00 - 10:15

Introduction (Muriel)

10:15 - 10:45

Icebreaker (Bob)

10:45 - 11:00

Introduction to the app (Michiel)

11:00 - 12:00

try Ruby

12:00 - 12:30

Lightning talks (Abbey & Hillie)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:00

Building your App (1, 2, 3)

15:00 - 15:30

Lightning talks (Evelien & Victoria)

15:30 - 16:30

Building your App (4, 5, 6)


Drinks :)

Sunday 17 April

11:00 - 14:00

The launch

For the truly enthusiastic we would like to give the opportunity to also upload their applications to the internet.


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

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

Firmhouse works with innovation managers & entrepreneurs to bring ideas to first market traction. They help them to design & develop new products in quick iterations.


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 and small group work is done in either Dutch or English. 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 send you the info before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us

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