Rails Girls Summer of Code


Rails Girls Summer of Code helps bring more diversity into Open Source, by subsidising programming newcomers to work on an Open Source project of their choice. This is made possible through the generosity of Sponsored donations. We are happy to announce our special early bird Sponsors for 2014! Thank you for supporting us early on, you rock!

Platinum Sponsors

  • Travis is an Open Source company, born and raised in beautiful Berlin. Travis CI is their hosted continuous integration service for the open source community. It is integrated with GitHub and offers first class support for a ton of programming languages, like Python, Go, PHP, Java, C++ and of course Ruby. They also launched Travis Foundation, a non-profit organisation which aims to make Open Source an even better place. One of their goals is to make Rails Girls Summer of Code a recurring tradition.

  • GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster. Originally founded by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into the largest code host in the world.

Gold Sponsors

  • Google is a multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. They also are contributing to Open Source whith their own Open Source program. Their Open Source section releases Google-created code, providing vital infrastructure, supporting Open Source organizations, handling internal Open Source compliance, and by running student outreach programs such as Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in.

  • SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks.

  • DigitalOcean is a simple cloud hosting provider, dedicated to offering easiest way to spin up a cloud server. DigitalOcean's goal is to make complex infrastructure simple and delight developers with a seamless experience that brings them joy. The DigitalOcean site with built on Rails, making them all the more excited to support Rails Girls Summer of Code and the open source contributions "Rails Girls" makes possible.

Silver Sponsors

  • Envato is the Melburne-based company behind an ecosystem of sites that helps millions of people earn and learn. They love Summer, Rails, and supporting women in the tech community, which makes Rails Girls Summer of Code & Envato a match made in Internet heaven. They also are one of our amazing Coaching Companies.

  • Anynines is an upcoming PaaS written in Ruby. Anynines is operated by enterprise-rails.com, a Rails-focused hosting service and a division of Avarteq. This year they are joining us as a co-organizer and supporter.

Bronze Sponsors

  • Wooga is one of the most popular social games developers for web and mobile in the world. The company is based in Berlin and employs over 250 people from 40 nations, working together on free-to-play games that are enjoyed by around 50 million players per month.

  • Carbon Five is a longtime member and supporter of the Rails community. With locations in San Francisco and Santa Monica, Carbon Five enjoys hosting and providing mentorship at hack nights, tech talks, and workshops. They are excited to sponsor the Rails Girls Summer of Code and help pave the path for young women in technology.

  • Shopify helps emerging small businesses get off the ground and grow into successful companies by creating great technology and by making it accessible to people that previously wouldn't be able to afford it.

  • Tealeaf Academy is an online school for learning professional grade web development. Its 3-course bootcamp-style curriculum takes students from development fundamentals to building complex production quality web applications. Tealeaf believes in the RailsGirls mission, and are strong supporters of diversity in the programming industry.

  • nugg.ad was founded in 2006 and is Europe's largest targeting platform with cutting edge real-time technology for audience targeting, efficient brand advertising and data management. As such, we are very proud to support Rails Girls Summer of Code and to help diversify tech!

Sponsorship Guidelines

Rails Girls Summer of Code is here to support women on their way into Open Source.
Please see our Sponsorship Guidelines for further information on how we stand behind our values.