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LYLAS Labs: Women @ Work Hackathon

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Flatiron School

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New York, NY 10004

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LYLAS Labs is uniting with 100+ New Yorkers across industries on Saturday, October 12th to develop solutions combating gender disparities in the workplace.

The day long hackathon will engage interdisciplinary teams to propose creative technical solutions to the gender pay gap, workplace harassment, hiring for & fostering team diversity and inclusion, and benefits for the burden of care.

AGENDA

Friday, October 11th

  • 6pm: Welcome
  • 6:30pm: Meet and Greet with your Team
  • 7pm: Subject Matter Expert Panel
  • 8pm: Q&A

Saturday, October 12th:

  • 8am: Welcome Breakfast
  • 8:30am: Kickoff from LYLAS Labs & Sponsors
  • 9:00am: Hack!
  • 12pm: Lunch & Learn
  • 1pm: Hack!
  • 5pm: Team Presentations
  • 6:30pm: Dinner
  • 7pm: Awards & Celebration

FOR PARTICIPANTS

LYLAS Labs hackathons are open to all participants, regardless of technical experience or subject matter expertise. All participants will be organized on teams than span skill set and include technical engineers from Flatiron School and an expert from our Subject Matter Sponsors. Participants will be invited to get to know their team and subject on the kickoff event on Friday, October 11th and put those ideas into a technical solution during the day long hackathon on October 12th. Participants will receive gifts, meals, and access to our sponsors. In addition, the winning team will receive a cash prize.

OUR SPONSORS

LYLAS | loveyalikeasis.com

Love ya like a sis isn't just our motto, it's our name. We're committed to creating more cross industry collaboration on feminist issues through meetups, community building, and authentically happy happy hours. Who says networking can't be fun?

BuzzFeed | BuzzFeed.com

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media company, which leverages data and innovation to reach hundreds of millions of people globally.

Powerbitches | powerbitches.co

Powerbitches is a deeply connected community of feminist creators, entrepreneurs, and changemakers. We believe that work matters - not just as a source of financial security or personal fulfillment, but as a space through which we remake the world.

Flatiron School | flatironschool.com

Founded in 2012, Flatiron School is an outcomes-focused coding bootcamp providing software engineering and data science courses with career coaching and job placement services to students around the world. Acquired by WeWork in 2017, Flatiron School’s mission is to enable the pursuit of a better life through education.

Hollaback! | ihollaback.org

Hollaback! is a global, people-powered movement to end harassment. We work together to understand the problem, ignite public conversations, and develop innovative strategies that ensure equal access to public spaces. We leverage the very spaces where harassment happens – from online to the streets – to have each other’s backs and build a world where we can all be who we are, wherever we are.

WAGER | wewager.co

We are narrowing the wage and information gap by pairing professionals to have open and transparent compensation conversations. WAGER is a compensation service ecosystem that gives you real world insight and diagnostic tools to help you learn your market worth and take the appropriate steps to MAKE MORE.

Gender Equality Law Center | genderequalitylaw.org

The Gender Equality Law Center advances laws and policies that promote gender justice and racial equity in all aspects of public and private life. Using an intersectional lens, we break down barriers that limit opportunities for low-income women, LGBTQ, and gender non-conforming individuals on the basis of gender and/or sexual orientation as well those created by institutionalized discrimination and stereotyping. Through a variety of advocacy efforts, including impact litigation, legislative reform and community education, GELC seeks to enforce and expand current anti-discrimination laws.


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