International Women's Hackathon 2019

6132 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

This campaign is over.

idea phase
Online
starts on:
08 Mar 2019, 12:00 PM PDT
ends on:
25 Apr 2019, 12:00 AM PDT
hackathon
Online
starts on:
Apr 30, 2019 12:00 AM PDT
ends on:
May 21, 2019 11:30 AM PDT

Judges


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.

Olivia Brown

Olivia is currently an engineer at Apple and working on Focus iOS at Mozilla. 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.

Neha Bagaria

Neha Bagaria is the Founder & CEO of JobsForHer, an online portal to enable women to start, restart and rise in their careers by connecting them with jobs, reskilling, mentors, community and inspiration. A graduate of Wharton School, Neha has been featured in the Forbes India’s list of “25 Women Trailblazers” who are shattering stereotypes and in “19 Changemakers to Watch Out For in 2019” by Deccan Herald.

Nishargo Nigar

Nishargo Nigar is an entrepreneur, blogger and computer engineer (Summa Cum Laude Graduate). Special Recognition: Forbes Top 30 Under 30 Asia Nominee & Begum Rokeya Award 2018 by a local social organization.

She is a founder member of "The Stargazers' Society of Bangladesh", a sky observers’ organization in Bangladesh (a historic step taken by a few young Bangladeshis). She founded Cheesecake Technologies, a startup that offers the greatest web design, digital marketing, software, and mobile application development services.

Cheesecake Technologies was shortlisted for ‘Best Tech Startup (Women)’ at Bangladesh Startup Awards 2017 and it was among top 100 Startups in ‘Startup Turkey 2017’. They have previously worked with top Bangladeshi brands like Grameenphone and BRAC.

Anonnya Banerjee

Anonnya Banerjee works as a Project Leader of Research & Development at Cheesecake Technologies. She happens to be a computer engineer who has won multiple national and international mobile app contests and hackathons. She has co-founded an education startup called School 2.0 that works as a creative platform for young minds.

Bhuvaneswari Subramani

Bhuvaneswari Subramani is a Director of Engineering Operations at Infor Nexus, Bengaluru, with 19 years of IT experience, specializing in Cloud Computing, Build & Release Automation, CI/CD, ALM Tools Administration, and Performance Testing. She is passionate about training and technical writing, blogging since 2009 at http://installjournal.blogspot.com/.

She is a co-organizer of the AWS User Group Bengaluru, instrumental in organizing monthly meet-ups & annual tech conferences - AWS Community Day Bengaluru and is an active speaker in CI/CD workshops, AWS Community events, education institutions and industry conferences. She was honoured by AWS as 1 of 5 recipients across the globe of an AWS re:Invent 2018 Community Leader Diversity Scholarship.

Nirmal Shah

Technology leader (S&P Global) with a strong record of leading all phases of software development. Enthusiast and Passionate about emerging technologies, building and strengthening high-performing teams to drive and deliver strategic organizational goals.

Kurra Nageswara Rao

With 20+ years of experience in developing, architecting scalable software in various platforms, Kurra Nageswara Rao(KNR) is quick to adopt new technologies and an enthusiast in architecting cloud solutions.

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