Rails Girls Nairobi 6th-7th March 2020

Rails Girls comes to Nairobi for the second time! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

Applications Close on 28th February!

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

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

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches. Email us.

Friday 6th March

14.00 -

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.
19.00 -

Coach dinner

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

Saturday 7th March 9:30 - 10:00


Outline of the day & word from sponsors 10:00 - 10:45

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 - 11:10


Let's get coding! 11:10 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application 13:00 - 14:00


14:00- 14:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together. 14:45 - 16:45


Extend your application. 14:30 - 17:30

Lightning talks from coaches


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 speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in swahili. Please bring your laptop.

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

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll have a two-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us


Applications close: 28th April
Location: University of Nairobi


Rails Girls Nairobi is co-organized with our awesome partners.

Want to help? We're looking for partners & sponsors for the non-profit event! Email us!