International Women's Hackathon 2018

4826 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 3

Winners are announced.

idea phase
starts on:
Jan 15, 2018, 05:00 PM
ends on:
Feb 20, 2018, 07:59 AM
starts on:
Feb 19, 2018, 09:30 PM
ends on:
Mar 12, 2018, 02:30 AM



Harriet Ryder

Harriet teaches full stack JavaScript to beginners and entry-level programmers at Northcoders, a coding bootcamp in the North of England. She also develops automation applications and internal solutions for delivering coding education. Before teaching herself to code and then attending a bootcamp herself, she was a librarian.

Sheila Arguello Slick

Founder of Slick Developers, an Information Technology Outsourcing Services (ITO) company specializing in digitals products and services: design, development and distribution of iOS mobile applications, eBooks and mobile optimized websites. Speaker, Influencer & TV co-host "teknicas" promoting technology, STEM, entrepreneurship and innovation #innovation in Latin America. LATAM Entrepreneurship Ambassador.

Olivia Brown

Olivia is currently an engineer at Apple and student at Stanford. Formerly, she founded Lippi, a makeup retail app that had hundreds of thousands of users. Now, she is a prominent advocate for women and minorities in tech and entrepreneurialism, drawing on her own experience as an engineer and as a founder. She uses her online presence, with over 100,000 followers on Twitter, to raise awareness for issues in the tech industry and provide support and advice for other female engineers.

Sally Eaves

Sally combines a depth of experience as a Chief Technology Officer, Practising Professor of FinTech, Founder and Global Strategic Advisor, consulting on the application of disruptive technologies for both business and societal benefits. She is an award-winning thought leader in innovation, digital transformation and emergent technology, notably blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics.

A member of the Forbes Technology Council, Sally is an accomplished author with regular contributions to leading business, technology and academic publications. She is an international keynote speaker and respected online influencer across multiple channels and consistently rated in the top 10 for blockchain and social media influence worldwide. Sally strongly believes in technology being an enabler for social good which is reflected in her recent shortlisting for the UK IT Woman of the Year Business Role Model Award alongside active roles as a STEM ambassador, trustee and mentor.

Dinah Davis

Dinah Davis is the Director of R&D at Arctic Wolf Networks, responsible for the development of the AWN CyberSOC product. Dinah holds an M. Math in cryptography from the University of Waterloo. She has over 16 years of experience in the tech industry with time spent as a Security Software Developer at the Communications Security Establishment Canada and BlackBerry, and as a manager at TrustWave and D2l prior to Arctic Wolf Networks.

Dinah is the founder of Code Like a Girl, a publication, whose goal it is to change society's perceptions of how women are viewed in technology. She has taken an active role in empowering girls to choose a career in technology and women in technology to become leaders. The publication was started in January of 2016. The publication has also extended to become a vibrant community on both Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Anne-Marie Imafidon

Anne-Marie’s unique set of achievements include passing two GCSEs aged ten (Mathematics & ICT), being the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing (aged 11) and being one of the youngest to be awarded a Masters’ degree in Mathematics & Computer Science by Oxford University, aged 20. She is CEO, ‘Head Stemette’ & co-founder of Stemettes – an award-winning social enterprise inspiring more than 14,000 girls & young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. As part of this work she has also co-founded Outbox Incubator: the world’s first tech incubator for teenage girls. Aged 27, Anne-Marie was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours for services to young women and STEM sectors.

Maitetxu Larraechea

Maitetxu is Director of Girls in Tech Chile since 2013. She is also the director of ThoughtWorks Chile. Girls in Tech is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. In Chile, is the largest group of women in science and technology, counting more than 900 proffesionals and entrepreneurs.

Maitetxu is a Historian from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a Journalist from Georgetown University. She was formerly Editor of Red mi Voz and Communications Director at Start-Up Chile.

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