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International Women’s Hackathon Sponsorship

Illinois Technology Foundation & AITP Chicago

Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

International Women’s Hackathon Sponsorship

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Gold Sponsor   more info Ended $375.00 $21.20
Silver Sponsor Ended $250.00 $14.74

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Introduction

The Illinois Technology Foundation will b e sponsoring a n International Women’s Hack a thon event on April 25, 2 0 1 4 . The event will bring seven teams o f women from local universities and challenge them to build a web site, application, o r game that raises awareness o r addresses a social issue.We have reached out to your company in order to request financial sponsorship. In return, you will have the opportunity to advertise a t the event venue and to have your company’s recruiters a s judges a t the event, giving them access to a variety of talent from the Chicago region. This ha cka tho n is designed to promote the participation o f women in computer science and to encourage the use o f technology a s a tool for solving global and local social issues.

The Challenges

This year’s local challenge requires that teams create a web site, serious game, o r mobile application that is designed to raise awareness and prevent distracted driving in teenagers. The application o r web site design’s features can include but are not limited to :

● Capacity for web­based live chat and reporting

● List o f organizations in area that victims and drivers can go for safety, services and protection

● Stories from victim’s families and others

● Live facts and resources about distraction while driving

● Innovative features that deter teens from textin g while driving

This year’s global challenges requires teams to create a web site, serious game, desktop application, o r mobile application that encourages o r guides young women to pursue careers in STEM and is sensitive to the availability o f Internet access in different regions across the world.

Funding Packages

● Platinum Sponsor ( $6 2 5 )

○ Provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 2 5 participants ○ 4 company representatives a s judges

○ Company logo/name o n team registration form, advertising media, and venue entrance poster

● Gold Sponsor ( $3 7 5 )

○ Provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 1 5 participants

○ 3 company representatives a s judges○ Company logo/name o n team registration form and              advertising media

  • Silver Sponsor ( $2 5 0 )

○ Provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 1 0 participants

○ 2 company representatives a s judges

○ Company logo/name o n team registration form and advertising media

○ Company logo/name o n team registration form and advertising media

Have questions about International Women’s Hackathon Sponsorship? Contact Illinois Technology Foundation & AITP Chicago

When & Where


Robert Morris University
401 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605

Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM (CDT)


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Illinois Technology Foundation & AITP Chicago

Illinois Technology Foundationis a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to the development of the technology pipeline in the State of Illinois. 

ITF focuses on three core areas:

  • Assisting college students in the transition from academia to industry
  • Working with k-12 students, encouraging them to pursue a career in technology
  • Supporting corporations (hiring community) in the continuous development of their technology staff.

AITP- Chicago - It is the mission of AITP Chicago to provide superior leadership and education in Information Technology. AITP is dedicated to using synergy of Information Technology partnerships to provide education and benefits to our members and to working with the industry to assist in overall promotion and direction of Information Technology.

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