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Join us for a day of inspiring workshops that will prepare you for your first hackathon.

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Build Your Coding Confidence and Explore the World of STEM with TechTogether

We get it. Hackathons, coding, technology - all these things are scary as a young beginner on the outside, looking in. At PreHacks, our aim is to help high schoolers conquer these fears and ace their next hackathon. This program is designed to serve people of marginalized genders.

PreHacks is a FREE one-day virtual learnathon consisting of non-stop workshops and activities led by the TechTogether team. By the end of the program, each attendee will walk away with a basic understanding of hackathons and programming fundamentals.

Last year, 99% of attendees said they would recommend PreHacks to a friend and 81% said PreHacks increased their confidence in attending future hackathons.

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We run PreHacks right before each TechTogether hackathon, so you can meet friends and teammates to hang out with at the hackathon the following weekend.

Each PreHacks program is run on a Saturday from 9AM to 6PM local time. You can register for one or more of the following dates.

  • 📅 Saturday, August 28th, 2021 (EST)
  • 📅 Saturday, October 9th, 2021 (EST)
  • 📅 Halloween-themed! Saturday, October 30th, 2021 (PST) 🎃
  • 📅 Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 (EST)
  • 📅 Saturday, February 5th, 2022 (EST)
  • 📅 Saturday, February 19th, 2022 (CDT)

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To learn more about PreHacks, visit the event website. To learn more about TechTogether, visit the about and success stories page on our website.

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TechTogether offers free pathways for young adults to discover interdisciplinary areas of technology. We aim to inspire our community and provide them with the confidence to pursue their curiosities.

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