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WWCode Hackathon For Social Good

Join the Women Who Code Hackathon for Social Good and use your superpowers to create a solution for the social good. 

The hackathon will offer an amazing and engaging learning experience for the WWCode community while we develop projects that promote social good.

Below are highlights from our Hackathon for Social Good 2022:

Speakers: Stephanie Rideout, Anjali Menon, and Zarreen Reza

At the Opening Ceremony, we cover all important details about the hackathon, including key dates, suggested social causes, purpose/mission, submission guidelines, and recommendations for finding/forming a team (or you can work alone), choosing a topic, and more!

You can find the slides here.

Mentorship Session (Watch on YouTube)

Speakers: Margarita Pitsiani (Shutterstock), Breeona Day, Sara EL-ATEIF, Sofia Bourhim

Our mentors share their experiences participating in hackathons, working in teams, selecting a good topic, making your project stand-out, and more! As you work on your hackathon project, bring your questions to this exciting, interactive event and ask our amazing mentors any hackathon-related or technical questions.

At the Project Demo Day, selected hackathon teams and individual participants share their amazing projects with the community. Enjoy inspirational presentations from Multicultural Marvels, Connection Generation, Recycle Ninja, Prep and Step, Rescuelytics, and Team Oceanus.

Join us for the inspirational winning team project presentations and closing ceremony to celebrate the participants of the recent Hackathon for Social Good 2022. This event encouraged WWCode members to use their technical superpowers to create solutions for a better world. The Hackathon offered an engaging learning experience during the development of projects that support community and social improvements. Help us conclude an amazing Hackathon with #applauds for all the participants and project presentations by the top three project winners!

The following social causes were suggested for the Hackathon for Social Good 2022: Animals (wildlife/animal conservation, etc.), crime rates and safety, disaster relief, education, environment, health and infectious diseases (Covid, healthcare, etc.), hunger and nutrition (food insecurity, healthy eating, etc.), poverty and human services (housing, homelessness, child foster care, etc.), and women empowerment

Participants were invited to submit projects to the following technical stack categories: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Blockchain, Computer Vision, Data Analytics / Visualization, Data Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Python, and Web Development