Rails Girls San Antonio January 22-23, 2016

Hello world!

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

Applications are open until the 17th of January 2016.

UPDATE: we've got a couple of spare places! Email us at railsgirlssa@gmail.com

This workshop is intended for people new to programming, or new to Ruby on Rails. No prior experience is required. We have room for 35 participants, so get your application in early!

Web developers that want to help coach / teach, please contact us!

Check out our Twitter and Facebook page to get updates on the event!

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 22nd January

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 23rd January

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, breakfast and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
10:00 - 10:15


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

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 - 11:10


Let's get coding!
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 from coaches

14:30 - 18:00


Extend your application.


Applications close: January 17th
Acceptances informed:January 18th

Geekdom Event Center,
131 Soledad Street,
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Geekdom, 7th floor 110 E Houston St,
San Antonio, TX 78205


Rails Girls San Antonio is co-organized with our awesome partners.

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

Our main sponsor:


Geekdom is a new kind of collaborative coworking space where Entrepreneurs, Technologists, Developers, Makers & Creatives help each other build businesses & other cool things together.

80/20 Foundation

80/20 Foundation strives to transform San Antonio by issuing grants to public charities in three strategic areas: STEM education, entrepreneurial ecosystem and urban options.


Github offers powerful collaboration, code review, and code management for open source and private projects.

Iron Yard

Iron Yard offers learning programs that cover the core components of web development. Each course is designed to help people reach their learning and career goals.


Huboard is an instant project management for your GitHub issues


Codeup's full-stack and front-end courses prepare junior developers for successful careers in tech.

Turner Logic

Turner Logic is offering tech consulting, software development, hardware prototyping, and training services.


Grok Interactive builds outstanding web applications for clients. Specializing in Ruby on Rails development. They Grok the Web!


San Antonio Pets Alive focuses on saving the lives of dogs and cats that are already on the euthanasia list at the city shelter as well as providing resources to pet owners to prevent them from surrendering their pets.


Biltt is a product, interface and experience design shop that loves working with startup companies.


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. 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 short meeting before workshop to go through the curriculum. Email us