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#codeathon ASEAN+ @ Singapore

Code for Asia

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

#codeathon ASEAN+ @ Singapore

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We welcome complete beginners and people of all genders!

#codeathon is a learning-intensive hackathon for pre-university students and university students to come together and rapidly prototype software solutions under the theme of “Technopreneurship for Gender Equality”.

Middle school and above students will compete in teams of 2-5 people under 2 separate tracks:

  • The Jr. category includes middle/secondary school up to pre-university students
  • The College category includes university students

Beginners are welcomed to participate. We will kick-off with workshops and match you with mentors to support you on this exciting journey towards final submission.

Why take part?

  • Code for change!
  • Build your portfolio and learn new transferable skills with industry mentors
  • Receive feedback from esteemed judges
  • Win prizes and/or media mention!

Kick-off weekend details

  • Day 1: Learn design thinking, hear about problem statements, and get introduced to MIT App Inventor OR web development basics using HTML/CSS and the Bootstrap framework
  • Day 2: Acquire more intermediate MIT App Inventor skills or dive into JavaScript

How does this work?

Learn at kick-off -> Refine your ideas continuously through learning resources and consultations with mentors -> Submit online

What prizes are there?

  • Top winning team overall
  • Best Technical Innovation
  • Most Socially Impactful
  • MVP Award for most outstanding female individual

What is your judging criteria?

Score Type

Dimension

General Description

Max Score

Objective

Empathy

Did the team identify a real, significant problem?

30

Innovation

Is the submitted prototype fully functional and intuitive to use?

30

Entrepreneurship

Is the presented solution desirable? Is it addressing the right market?

30

Subjective

Storytelling

Is the pitch compelling?

10

Diversity

Representation and Female Leadership

Is the team diverse, exhibiting meaningful female contribution?

10

Note: Please note that your RSVP only serves as an indication of interest. Participants will be subsequently shortlisted to ensure an optimal experience for everyone involved. We want everyone's time with us to be as valuable as possible.

#codeathon is proudly supported by the organisations as below:

#codeathon is supported by the U.S. State Department

FAQs

Q: I am not a student, can I still take part?

A: Anyone outside of the stipulated categories as above may still take part, but you will not be eligible for sponsor prizes and no team should have 50% or more of its members from outside of the track that they have chosen to participate in. This is to ensure fairness in participation.

Q: Can I come alone?

A: Certainly - we will make provisions for you to match up with other solo participants to form a team.

Q: Who can I contact for more information?

A: Just whatsApp Ernie at 8183 3039 or drop us an email at codeforasia@gmail.com.


Have questions about #codeathon ASEAN+ @ Singapore? Contact Code for Asia

When

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)


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Code for Asia

Code for Asia Society Ltd. (http://codefor.asia) is a community-as-a-platform popup school headquartered in Singapore. We offer an experiential curriculum driven by problem-solving, online learning resources and peer support groups to help communities pick up the next generation literacy - coding. Our mission is to make coding inclusive.

We are registered with the Singapore Centre For Social Enterprise and UN Global Compact Network (Singapore).

Find out more about us @ http://codefor.asia/about-us/


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