Rails Girls, the global Ruby on Rails workshop for women, is coming to Philly next month and is high in demand. It’s only been two weeks since the event page went up but the event is already sold out.
Already in more than 40 cities around the world, Rails Girls is focused on introducing women to Ruby on Rails, the popular programming language often cited as a good starting . No programming experience is needed.
The event, a partnership between Girl Develop It, Wharton Computing and marketing agency Signature RED, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania‘s Huntsman Hall. If you’re interested in attending, get on the waiting list: organizers are figuring out how many more tickets they can release next week.
Jumoke Dada, a Temple grad and founder of Signature RED, is working with local web developer Bonnie Vasko to organize the workshop. Dada went to Rails Girls in Washington, D.C. last fall, and she said that when she saw two Philadelphia women there, she knew she had to bring it to Philly.
Full Disclosure: Technically Philly is a media sponsor of this event.