Rails Girls Zurich May 30th-31st, 2015

Join the 2nd Rails Girls in Zurich! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails. Applications are open until April 19th, accepted applicants are announced beginning of May.

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

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

Saturday and Sunday, May 30th-31st, 2015

Impact Hub Zurich, Viaduktstrasse 93-95, 8005 Zürich

Applications closed!

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Saturday, May 30

Where: Impact Hub Zurich
9:00 - 10:30

Registration, Coffee & Troubleshooting

Get to know the coaches, organizers and other participants a bit before the main event starts. Also we can help you installing Ruby and Rails on your laptop if you had problems.
10:30 - 11:00

Welcoming words

Outline of the day
"Programming is like cooking" by Rodrigo
11:00 - 13:00

Workshop Part 1

You will split up in small teams and start building your first Rails Application!
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

Yummi lunch buffet
14:00 - 14:30

Word from sponsors

Short presentation of the sponsors that made this event possible. Some sample projects Rails is used for.
14:30 - 18:00

Workshop Part 2

Continue working in your Group.
18:00 - open


Open to everyone. Time to eat, drink and socialize with your fellow participants and the team.

Sunday, May 31

Where: Impact Hub Zurich
10:00 - 11:30


Enjoy Brunch, socialize with other participants and recap what you learned on Saturday.
11:30 - 15:00

Workshop Part 3

Improve your Rails Application or build another one.
15:00 - 15:30

Closing words & follow-up

Learn what you can do to keep programming. Get a certificate of participation.

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 crowd usually is women in their twenties or thirties, but we truly welcome everyone.

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

Bronze sponsors

Food sponsors

Looking for a tech-related job or an apprenticeship as a programmer? Have a look at the job opportunities from our sponsors!