Beginners Workshop February 2013 – Review

A day in the life of an organizer – Feb 22nd 2013, Berlin, Germany

7am Rrrrrring – the alarm goes off…still a little tired from the installation party a night before… but: today is the workshop – a very good reason not to sleep in!

9am meeting the other organizers at the supermarket for some last-minute shopping

hanging up posters

9:30 hanging up posters and balloons all around co_up so everyone will find their way
also: arranging the tables, filling the fridge with – most importantly – Mate and other beverages

9:45 welcoming the attendees who start arriving now, cooking lots of coffee

10:00 chatting, getting to know the girls, handing out name tags, checking off
the attendees‘ list

10:30 welcome everybody and introducing our group – Railsgirls Berlin

10:45 cooking some more coffee

11:00 arranging the groups and helping the girls find their coaches

12:00 picking up the sandwiches for lunch – they look delicious 🙂

13:00 lunchtime!! enjoying the delicious food everyone brought while chatting and getting to know new people

14:00 handing out awesome goodie bags from our sponsor Dawanda. Cooking some more coffee while listening to two awesome lightening talks by The Rubymonsters and Green Tobi

15:30 preparing plates with snacks and candy for the project groups (they are so caught up in coding that they have to be reminded to take breaks from now and then 🙂 )

16:30 hanging out on the sofas and chatting a bit with the other organizers

17:30 giving out Railsgirls-Berlin-buttons

18:00 wrapping up and saying good-bye to all those who long for their bed after learning so many new things

19:00 heading to Aufsturz with the rest of the attendees and coaches to relax after a long, exciting day

What an awesome day!! Thank you to our attendees and of course our coaches (Alex, Anja, Arne, Béla, Daniel, David, Debbie, Johannes, Jorge, Lucas, Norman, Maren, Patrick, Rebecca, Sabrina, Tilmann, Tobias, Tom) for coming and creating such a fun and inspiring atmosphere.

And of course a big thank you to our sponsors – without you, the workshop would not have been possible!!

Asquera Co-Up Dawanda
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