Anika Lindtner

Main focus: rails girls

Twitter handle: @langziehohr


Languages: German, English

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: women in tech, community management, gender studies, rails girls, open source, berlin, rails girls summer of code, community, social media, motivation, diversity


Studied Linguistic and Gender Studies. Co-founder of Rails Girls Berlin, works at Travis-ci, runs the Travis Foundation and organizes Rails Girls Summer of Code. Loves urban gardening, cats and code.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

How to Get Women in Tech in 5 Steps

How to get a director, a french philologist and a photographer to write code for three months?

How to get more women into Open Source?

How to get them more visible? And on stage? With Rails Girls Summer of Code we achieved all that.

I’m talking about last year’s RGSoC and why we are going to do it again this year.

What we can achieve in one summer and what we can’t.

How to get a dozen sponsored full-time scholarships in under three weeks. How to change some lives. And why.

The story of Rails Girls Summer of Code - or: How to get from a dream to 19 sponsored scholarships in under 3 months

A talk about the crazy journey that ended in a real life Rails Girls Summer of Code! A summer that started July 2013: With 19 sponsored students working on Open Source projects and changing their lives.