Rails Girls Turku 21-22th February

Hello world!

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

Applying to the event has closed. We'll let you know on February 14th whether you've been chosen. Join the party on Facebook.

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

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

Friday 21th February

18.00 - 20.00

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 22th February

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
10:00 - 16:00

Great day of hands-on, minds-on learning!

Rails Girls workshop includes learning the first steps into software craftmanship in small teams.

Along with actual coding, you'll get to hear great lightning talks, learn the language of web and meet other likeminded women.


Applications close: February 10th
Acceptances informed: February 14th
Location: Boost Startup Farm, Tykistökatu 4B, 20520 Turku See map


Rails Girls Turku is co-organized with our awesome partners: Boost Turku & Tekniikan akateemiset TEK.

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

Turku team

Anna Mellin, @annamellin Linda Sjö, organizer Henna Tuunainen, organizer