Rails Girls Zürich
11-12th October 2019

Rails Girls is coming to Zürich 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 - thank you for your amazing interest!

If you missed the opportunity to apply you can sign up for the newsletter here.

Applicants will be informed about their acceptance on 18th of September.

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

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

Thursday 10th October

18.30 - open

Coaches dinner

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

Friday 11th October

17:00 - 17:30

Registration & snacks

Get to know each other and register for the main event.
Location: Impact Hub Zurich - Viadukt
17:30 - 18:00

Welcoming words

18:00 - 19:00

Installation party

Get to know the coaches, organizers and other participants a bit before the main event starts. Bring your laptop, so we can install Ruby and Rails for you.
19:00 - 20:30

Intro to programming - Let's learn some ruby!

20:30 - 21:00

Inspirational talk

21:00 - 22:00


Saturday 12th October

8:30 - 9:00


9:00 - 9:30

Welcoming words & sponsors

Outline of the day & word from sponsors.

Tamedia talk - Stay Curious
Calling yourself a "software developer" means you enjoy learning. But sometimes it can get overwhelming. So this talk will be a few thoughts on how to stay happy and curious
09:30 - 10:00

Introduction to programming

10:00 - 11:45

Build your first web application

Hands-on coding workshop.
11:45 - 12:10

Inspirational talk - Hana

12:10 - 13:00


13:00 - 13:30

Inspirational talk - Marion

13:30 - 15:30

Tune your application

Hands-on coding workshop.
15:30 - 16:00

Goodbye & resources

Learn what you can do next.
16:00 - open

Let's go out for drinks!

Everyone is welcome! Time to socialize with your fellow participants and the team.

Everything at a glance

When: October 11th and 12th 2019
Location: Impact Hub Zurich - Viadukt
Applications: Closed.
If you missed the opportunity to apply you can sign up for the newsletter here.
Participants will be notified about their acceptance on: September 18th


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 and backgrounds taking part, and 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 Zürich event is possible thanks to our lovely sponsors and partners ❤

Diamond Sponsor


Tamedia is the leading private Swiss media group. The digital platforms as well as the daily and weekly newspapers and magazines of Tamedia provide an overview, topic classifications and great selection.

Location Sponsor

Impact Hub

Gold Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsor


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