Rails Girls Zurich 4
4-5th August 2017

Rails Girls is coming to Zurich once more!

During the free two-day workshop we'll explore the magical world of Ruby on Rails, and build an application together.

Applications are closed!

Follow @RailsGirls_CH on Twitter for the latest news!

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

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

Friday 4th August

18.00 - 20:30

Installation party

Get to know the coaches, organizers and other participants a bit before the main event starts. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby and Rails for you.
Location: Impact Hub Zurich
21.00 - open

Coach dinner

All of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner, where we'll go through the program for the next day and party hard afterwards.

Saturday 5th August

9:00 - 9:30

Registration and Coffee

Get to know each other and register for the main event.
09:30 - 10:15

Welcoming words

Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10:15 - 10:30

Programming Intro

Designing your web app
10:30 - 11:00

Bento Box Intro

Learn to "speak geek" and to understand web apps.
11:00 - 12:30

Try some Ruby

Let's get coding!
12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:15

Lightning talks

Let's have a coffee break while listening to some talks from our coaches and participants.
16.15 - 18:00


Extend your application
18:00 - open


Open to everyone. Time to socialize with your fellow participants and the team while drinking.

Sunday 6th August (extra)

11.00 - 17:00

Chill & Grill

Join us for a relaxing Sunday after this years Rails Girls event where you have the chance to get further questions answered while enjoying the swiss summer.

Everything at a glance

When: August 4th and 5th 2017
Location: Impact Hub Zurich - Viadukt
Applications: CLOSED!
Participants will be notified on: July 14th


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.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.


The Rails Girls Zurich event is possible thanks to our lovely sponsors and partners <3


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