Rails Girls Salo

Hello Salo!

Rails Girls comes to Salo for the first time! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

All applicants have been emailed now. If you did not receive email, please check your spam folder or email us. We were able to accept everyone!

We are also looking for sponsors and coaches to help with the event. If interested, email us

You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Friday 17th April

17.00 - 20.00

Installation party

Get to know and socialize with other attendees and coaches. Bring your laptop with you so we'll install everything required.

Saturday 18th April

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and breakfast

Register for the event and grab some breakfast. We can also fix some last moment hickups with Rails installations.
10:00 - 10:30


Outline of the day & word from sponsors

10:30 - 13:00

First Workshop Session

Jumpstart your first web application

13:00- 14:00


No need to be hungry, let's eat

14:00 - 14:45

Lightning Talks from Coaches

14:45 - 17:00

Second Workshop Session

Extend your application.

17:15 ->


More time to socialize and meet people.


Applications open: March 23rd
Applications close: April 5th
Acceptances informed: April 7th
Location: Hub Salo, Tehdaskatu 6, 24100 Salo
See map


Rails Girls Salo is co-organized with our awesome partners:

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


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 program is run in english and 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

Salo team

Juha-Matti Santala organizer, coach @hamatti Juha Borenius organizer @j_bore Joonas Salovaara coach @sarukuku Roope Merikukka coach @roopemerikukka Torsten Rüger coach Jukka Palomäki coach