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Hacking for Humanity: Socially Innovating Local Non Profits With Technology
Sat, May 6, 2017, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM CDT
Girls in Tech Austin Presents: A Social Innovation Hackathon
Saturday, May 6
Women and men across the globe, including developers, designers, product developers and entrepreneurs, plus businesses that want to embrace the idea of Social Innovation, or initiatives that combine a positive mission with business.
Innovations such as the sharing economy, preventative healthcare apps and micro finance are examples of progressive solutions to problems that impact everyone. More social enterprises are launching worldwide, every year, with the goal to radically transform sectors such as education, healthcare, environmental conservancy, at-risk youth and more.
We need 25 "coders in training" that will be paired with a Coding Mentor.
■ Hackathons exist to enable the rapid prototyping of a complex problem and provide a range of solutions in a short period of time.
■ By choosing to hack for humanity, we’re aiming to help
■ Change charities with tech, whilst also allowing impassioned women to engage in innovation and entrepreneurship within our tech ecosystem.
■ Form a team, solve a problem, create something awesome, present it to the audience and win prizes! Please click Register to participate as a Hacker!
Hacking for Humanity is about teaming up with government entities, institutions, corporations and organizations to uncover solutions that would help strengthen the Social Enterprise sector in communities around the world.
These events provide a unique opportunity to collaborate and focus on solving problems for the benefit of the greater community - Watch social innovators tackle critical issues, such as hunger, at-risk youth, global warming and more! If you are interested in pitching your opportunity please fill out the details below
Register here to be a Charity: Hacking for Humanity - Charity Hacking Request
Register here to be a Hacker
See our Facebook page for a present meet-up on Tuesday, April 25 at the same locale.