Organize an International Women’s Hackathon on Your Campus
Attention, college women!
This April, join in the second-annual International Women’s Hackathon.
Whether you want to make a difference in the world, be a tech innovator, or provide a fun STEM opportunity for the women on your campus, the hackathon is for you. It’s open to women of all skill levels: Women who have never programmed, women who have some experience programming, and women who are already the best programmers on campus are welcome.
We’re looking for AAUW community members to join in this effort to give women on campus the opportunity to create, innovate, and code in a safe space.
“As an AAUW member, I am pleased to collaborate with AAUW and hope to see AAUW members across the country participate in the second-annual International Women’s Hackathon for us to encourage and support more women innovators,” says Rane Johnson-Stempson, principal research director at Microsoft Research.
Thanks to this online kit, you’ll have everything you need to organize a hackathon team on campus. The organizers have provided marketing materials, an event checklist, and training materials to help teams prepare.
Coding challenge: accepted.
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