Apply Here: http://bit.ly/WWCchimeHack You must apply to attend the Hackathon November 30th Deadline!
This event is open to all genders.
Women Who Code has partnered with CHIME FOR CHANGE, and Twitter to host a hackathon to create mobile app solutions to support girls and women around the world, and to celebrate the power of women in tech.
The hackathon will award a total of $50,000 in cash prizes to the teams that build the best solution to support girls and women through challenges created by CHIME FOR CHANGE, UN Women, UNICEF, Vital Voices and Riders for Health.
Thursday, Dec 5th @Twitter - Kickoff event coordinated with TEDWomen
7:00pm Doors open (drinks and snacks provided)
8:00pm Short program
8:30pm Team building / brainstorming
10:00pm Event close
Friday, Dec 6th @OneKingsLane - Hack Night with API talks
6:00pm Team Building (dinner provided)
7:15pm Work sessions and API talks
10:30pm Event close
Saturday, Dec 7th @Twitter - Hacking and Awards
9:00am Doors open (breakfast provided) and hacking begins
5:00pm Judging begins*
6:30pm Awards ceremony
7:30pm Event close
#CHIMEHACK teams will organize around each of the below challenges. Within each challenge category, a $10,000 sponsored prize will be awarded to the winning solution. Winning solutions will be selected by a panel of judges, which will be announced prior-to the hackathon.
CHIME FOR CHANGE Challenge: To be announced
Sponsor: GucciLearn more about
CHIME FOR CHANGE: www.chimeforchange.org
UN Women Challenge: Configurable platform for women and girls to assess and enhance their career skills about a specific area such as programming, finance etc.
Learn more about UN Women: www.unwomen.org
UNICEF Challenge: Mobile app for young kids and their parents that allows for digital payments and gamified engagement as they Trick or Treat for UNICEF
Learn more about UNICEF: www.unicef.org
Vital Voices Challenge: An application that tracks the impact of individual women leaders that can be shared with a larger global network and inspire the world around them
Sponsor: Hearst Magazines
Learn more about Vital Voices: www.vitalvoices.org
Riders for Health Challenge: Mapping application for last mile heath delivery for remote “off the beaten path” villages to record and share accurate directions
Sponsor: The Skoll Foundation Learn more about Riders for Health: www.riders.org/