RailsBridge Open Workshop Project


Wow so many workshops!  I will be helping run the Chicago one on the weekend of Feb. 4-5th details are at the bottom of this press release. Be sure to tell others or volunteer!  We could also use sponsors so if any one would like to donate just email me directly. desi.mcadam at gmail

RailsBridge Open Workshop Project Announces Workshops for 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The RailsBridge Open Workshop project, which teaches web application development to both programmers and non-programmers, is announcing eight more of its popular free workshops for women in 2011.

The project, which has trained almost 600 people, nearly 500 of them women, in five cities in the past year and a half, is gaining speed in 2011.  RailsBridge has planned eight workshops so far, mostly in San Francisco, but branching out to the north bay, as well as Chicago and Seattle.

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Workshops Confirmed for 2011

The following workshops have confirmed venues and leaders.  Several additional workshops are also in the planning stages:

February 4-5, Twitter, San Francisco, led by Amy Chen (already full)

February 4-5, Hashrocket, Chicago, led by Desi McAdam – Attendees Meetup Page Volunteers Meetup Page:

March 11-12, Enphase Energy, Petaluma, led by Brenda Strech & Ilen Zazueta-Hall (meetup)

April 7-8, ModCloth, San Francisco, Megan Guering

April, White Pages, Seattle, Elise Worthy

May 6-7, SoMA Central, San Francisco, led by Andrea Ängquist and Raphael Lee

July 15-16, Miso, San Francisco, Amy Lightholder, Rachel Myers

August 5-6, Quid, San Francisco, Andrea Angquist, Walter Y

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