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It really happened: Rails Girls Utrecht!

In October 2014, while coaching at Rails Girls Eindhoven, the idea for organizing a Rails Girls event in Utrecht was born! Karen, Hester, Martina and I got together and organized the hell out of RG Utrecht (and I must give Martina a lot of credits for this).  Thank you! And…

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PyLadies Amsterdam diving into Django

On Feb 11th a brand new PyLadies Amsterdam meetup took place at Marktplaats HQ. This time we decided to do things different, we organized our first workshop. This workshop in django is “sliced up” into 3 parts, this time we organized the django workshop part 1. Besma and Claudia prepared

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Rails Girls Amsterdam Recap!

After attending Rails Girls Groningen as a participant last November and coaching at Rails Girls Leiden in February,  it was time to start organising myself! In Leiden I told Floor about my idea of organising a Rails Girls event in Amsterdam. Well, I didn’t have to tell her twice. Two

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Co-organizing PyLadies Amsterdam

Hi everyone, It’s been a while since my last post. Sorry. I’ve been quite busy with some awesome things. Last weekend I was a coach at  Rails Girls Leiden, a great experience for me. At first I was a bit nervous if I’d had enough knowledge to answer all the

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Hello Rails Girls Groningen!

This weekend (nov 8 & nov 9 2013) Rails Girls Groningen took place at Launch Cafe Groningen (a really nice workplace). Because I’ll be a coach at Rails Girls Leiden (and maybe Enschede? ;-)) I thought it would be fun and instructive to participate at Rails Girls Groningen, especially since

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First Female Programmers

As a historian, with interests in gender and tech, I decided to write my first blog about the first female programmers .  Or, even better, the first programmers. A couple of days ago, a tweet in my timeline about women being the first programmers caught my eye. I didn’t know

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