Rails Girls Turku 23rd & 24th October

23rd & 24th October

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

Application period is closed.

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 23rd October

18.00 - 20.30

Installation party

Get to know and socialize with other attendees and coaches. Bring your laptop with you so we'll install everything required.
We will also have a short prototyping exercise to bring up some ideas.

Saturday 24th October

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 - 11:30

Prototyping Session

Plan and design your application with help from coaches.

11:30 - 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: September 1st
Applications close: October 8th
Acceptances informed: October 12th
Location: Boost Turku, Lemminkäisenkatu 14-18 A, 20520 Turku


Rails Girls Turku 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