Rails Girls comes to Galway again! During the *free* two-days workshop in June 2015, we will dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails and build an application together, from scratch.
Places are limited so be sure to submit your interest
Applications close: May 31st Acceptances informed: June 7th
You learn designing, prototyping and coding with help from our coaches.
You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!
Naomi Freeman is an expert Rails teacher, mentor and coach. She is a Guest Instructor for Treehouse, co-organized #hackbikeshareTO and is a frequent Rails Girls Coach. She also mentors kids at the CoderDojo Docklands Dojo in Dublin, Ireland. With a background in community organizing (she was a Fellow on the 2012 Obama campaign), Naomi is always happy to speak on moving dev culture forward using community building best practices.
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Naomi O'Reilly is 28 years old, working as a QA Engineer in Waratek for 3 and a half years, mainly python coding. Naomi has a BA in Computer Science and an MSc also in computer science both from UCD.
Brendan Smith Education Outreach Officer
INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics @NUI Galway (ex DERI) since 2004.
Coordinator of Medtronic 'Science of the Future' and 'Healthy Living' school
mentoring projects. Anti-cyber bullying campaign curator.
CoderDojo Co-founder. Curator of the Computer & Communications Museum of Ireland.
Former Chairperson of the Galway City Community Forum.
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Fern Wood graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Math, but decided that web development was her passion. She is currently working at HackerOne, a security-based company out of SF and previously worked at other startups. In her spare time, she loves binge-watching Netflix, hiking, and playing board games. She is really excited to be mentoring women excited about getting into the web application industry.
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