Rails Girls Turku 12-13th October

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 for the event has closed. We'll let you know on October 8th whether you've been chosen.

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

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

Friday 12th October

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 13th October

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.

While we're setting up the program for yet another great day of learning, take a look at Berlin, Krakow & Singapore for a glimpse of what happens during the day.


Applications close: October 5th
Acceptances informed: October 8th
Location: Boost Startup Farm, Tykistökatu 4B, 20520 Turku See map


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!

Teknoloagiateollisuus The Finnish technology industry is the largest and most dynamic industrial sector in Finland, accounting for 60 percent of total Finnish exports and 80 percent of Finnish private sector R&D investment.
The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries serves as the voice of the industry in issues ranging from collective bargaining to advancing the interests of the sector in the domestic and international arena. It funds and initiates scores of projects and programmes designed to promote Finnish technology. The Federation has more than 1,650 member companies, covering almost 90 percent of the entire Finnish technology industry.
It comprises five sub-sectors: Electronics and Electrotechnical Industry, Mechanical Engineering, Metals Industry, Consulting Engineering and Information Technology Industries.

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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.