Rails Girls Tallinn 14 - 15 September 2012

Tere Tallinn!

Rails Girls goes Tallinn: join the free, one-day crash-course to the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails.

Applying for the event has closed. We'll let you know on September 1st whether you've been chosen.

Rails Girls aims to give tools for girls and women to build their ideas.

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

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches for this event. Email us.

Friday 14th September

7PM - 10PM

Pre-conference mixer & installation fest

Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. We’ll also install Ruby on Rails on your computer, so bring your laptop with you.

Saturday 15th September

9:00 - 10:30

Registration & coffee

10:30 - 10:45


Let's get coding!
10:45 - 12:00


Jumpstart your first web application
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch - It's a picnic!

Bring something good and possibly healthy with you so we can all share:)
13.00 - 13:15

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
13:15 - 14:00

Lighting talks

14:00 - 16:30


Extend your application.
18:30 -

Afterparty at Garage48 HUB

Open for everyone, meet people interested in tech.



Applications close: Friday, August 24
Acceptances informed: Saturday, September 1
Location: Garage48 Startup HUB, Rävala puiestee 7, Tallinn, Estonia - Google Map

What they say about us?

Rails Girls is back in town
Garage48 Hub blog

Rails Girls koolitab tüdrukprogrammeerijaid

Ir vėl vienos dienos atostogos Estijoje – Rails Girls renginys Taline


by Priit Haamer

Pictures by Katrin Loodus, Raivo Saare and Anna Akimenko


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


Garage48 events started in Estonia in April 2010 and have expanded to other countries in Northern Europe and Africa since then. Less talk, more action - Garage48 events show that it's all about positive attitude, creative team members and a motivating deadline, 48 hours.


Toggl is an online time tracking tool created in Estonia. It helps you see where your time goes. It is so easy you’ll actually use it!

Heidi Park

Heidi Park is a multitalented lady now working as a confectioner in Tallinn. Her roots are in Korea, although she was born in California and grew up in New York. Finished the US Coast Guard Academy as well as the Culinary Institute of America and now loving the life as a bakery owner in Estonia.


Premia AS Premia Foods is a dynamic and diversified consumer goods group involved in ice cream production, fish production and farming, frozen food and food products distribution.

Do you also want to become one of the awesome sponsors for this 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.

How do you choose the attendees? We want a diverse group of people who are motivated and curious about learning.

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

Tallinn team

Mari-Liis Lind, organizer @mari_lind Hannes Lents, organizer @hanneslents Esta Prangel, organizer @github Katrin Loodus, organizer @KatrinLoodus Diana Poudel, organizer @DianaiD Janika Liiv, organizer & coach @janikaliiv Andri Möll, coach themoll.com Tanel Lebedev, coach @github Priit Haamer, coach prii.it Tõnis Märtmaa, coach @github Eero Raun, coach @github Tanel Kosk, coach @github Margus Mahler, coach @github Martin Lensment, coach @github Mihkel Sokk, coach @github

Past events in Tallinn

9-10. March 2012

The first Rails Girls event in Tallinn took place at Garage48Hub. We had about 30 participants, which we had to choose from 120 amazing applications.

Photos from 9-10 March 2012

Pictures by Yu Shen.


Janika Liivs presentation on code as creative writing.

What they say about us?

Rails Girls @ Tallinna 9-10.3.2012
Teknologiateollisuus e-Skills blogi

Rails Girls Make Technology World More Accessible For Girls
Garage 48 blog

Inspired by Rails Girls
Anna Bessonova

Rubies in the pocket, on rails back home
Boost Turku blog

HTML. MongoDB and jQuery, CSS – gibberish swearwords or something useful?
Boost Turku blog

Girls start to code - Rails Girls in Tallinn
Garage48 Hub

I'm on a boat towards Tallinn
Boost Turku blog

Tallinn team

Mari-Liis Lind @mari_lind Laas Toom, coach @borgand Hannes Lents @hanneslents Janika Liiv, coach @github Andri Möll, coach @theml John W Fail, coach www.ptarmigan.ee Mihkel Sokk, coach @msokk Yu Shen, coach @yu_shen Anna Bessonova @bessonovaanna Linda Liukas @lindaliukas