Girls in Tech NYC Hacking for Humanity

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Etsytorium

55 Prospect St.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Girls in Tech NYC is excited to welcome you to our first hackathon, Hacking for Humanity, which will be hosted at ETSY on Saturday, Nov 16!

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Come flex those entrepreneurship muscles!

NO technical skills required! Open to marketers, technologists, strategists, creatives, humanists and students.

All genders and abilities welcome.

Go from an idea to a working proof of concept within a Saturday!

WHAT REGISTRATION COVERS

  • Food, drinks & snacks!
  • Mentors!
  • Keynote speaker Tiffany Pham, Founder & CEO of Mogul!
  • SWAG! #freebies!

Most importantly, you'll get the invaluable experience of working with innovative entrepreneurs in the community and come out of the event with a solution to a major social issue for a local organization!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Anyone ages 18+
  • Entrepreneurs, current & aspiring
  • People with an interest in community involvement or sustainability
  • All genders welcome

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

  • Hands-on experience developing your entrepreneurial skill set
  • Network & build relationships with like-minded people in the local start-up community
  • Participate in group pitches in front of local business leaders

AGENDA: (*Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks included)

  • 8:00-9:00 Registration opens
  • 9:00-10:00 Welcome, rules, Keynote speaker: Tiffany Pham!
  • 10:00-noon Team brainstorming, project planning, teams working
  • 12:00-1:00 Working lunch or opportunity to network
  • 1:00-4:30 Teams working, presentation finalization
  • 4:30-5:30 Presentations (~2-3 min each)
  • 5:30-6:00 Winner announcement, judges' comments, wrap-up

FAQ:

The Girls in Tech Hacking for Humanity is a hack for good. We work with local NGOs/Charities so that attendees can solve pressing and relevant social and organizational challenges that will make a difference in their community.

Who will be there? Developers, designers, business backgrounds (HR, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, etc), scientists, students, product developers, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, educators and the likes.

Do you need any technical skills? NO. Hackathons are a chance for everyone with any background to contribute. You don't need any technical skills to contribute. Come see for yourself.

What will you get? You will meet really cool like minded people that you'll get to work with for a weekend. You will get exposed to what it's like to take an idea and create a concept ready for market. You will learn new skills. The most innovative ideas will have the chance to pitch your ideas to judges. You will get to win top notch prizes.

Will there be help? Yes, Mentors will be present to guide the attendees all through out. There will be seminars on topics that will help you including how to pitch, business model, and design thinking. And there will be panels by amazing speakers on topics that will help you form your project.

Can men attend? Yes, we are inclusive and open to everyone. We promote gender equality and bridging the gap in the technology and startup spaces.

Can companies send delegations? Yes! have them register with their company emails

Who forms the teams?

The Girls in Tech NYC team will form the teams to ensure they are multidisciplinary. If delegations or friends want to stick together, let us know in the comments and we will try and accommodate it.

Is the venue and event wheelchair accessible? Yes

What do I bring? Bring your laptop and charger! Charging outlets will be available.

Any other Questions? Contact: nyc@girlsintech.org

We look forward to seeing you on the 16th!

Best,

Girls in Tech NYC Team

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Etsytorium

55 Prospect St.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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