HerHacks

Mission

The mission of HerHacks is to encourage women empowerment through technology. We welcome all high school girls, regardless of programming experience, to take part in this event and get immersed in the fields of technology and computer science. HerHacks will provide keynote speakers, workshops, and encouraging mentors who work in the technology industry. The event will culminate in a team competition to create a project following our theme of “empowering women."

Logistics

Perks of Attendance

We want to give the girls in our community a safe environment to learn and take on new projects! We hope that they will given opportunities to innovate and show off their creative skills. We will provide lunch and other snacks for the attendees. In addition, our sponsors will be providing gift bags for all participants, as well as cool prizes for the winning projects.

Schedule

10 am: Registration, Doors Open

10:15: Introduction

10:30: Guest Speaker

11:30 - 12:30: Lunch

12:30 - 1:15: Workshops

1:15: Team Formation

1:30 - 3:30: Hacking

3:30: Pitching/Judging

4:00: Prizes

Workshops

XXHacks

Mission

XXHacks is a 12-hour hackathon for female high school students, who will work collaboratively to design a website or mobile application that addresses a real world challenge. Our event offers attendees a safe space and inviting environment to experiment with technology at any skill level. We believe that every female should have the opportunity to excel in computer science and strengthen her technical abilities. XXHacks will provide workshops throughout the day and the event will culminate in a pitch session in which girls will present their ideas.

Logistics

Perks of Attendance

We want to give the girls in our community a safe environment to learn and take on new projects! We hope that they will given opportunities to innovate and show off their creative skills. We will provide lunch and other snacks for the attendees. In addition, our sponsors will be providing gift bags for all participants, as well as cool prizes for the winning projects.

Schedule

8:00 - 8:30: Registration, Swag Distributed, Breakfast Served

8:30 - 9:00: Opening Ceremony

9:30 - 11:00: Workshop #1 (Intro to HTML, Intro to Mobile Apps)

11:00 - 12:30: Workshop #2 (Idea Finalization, Intro to HTML 2, Intro to Mobile Apps 2)

12:30 - 1:30: Lunch

1:30 - 3:00: Workshop #3 (Business Plan and Pitch)

3:00 - 5:30: Hacking

3:30 - 4:30: Speaker Panel

5:30 - 6:30: Team Pitches

6:30 - 7:30: Dinner

7:30 - 8:00: Final Pitches and Award Ceremony

Workshops

Additional Information

Website: xxhacks2017.wixsite.com/about

Want to help out? Volunteer at or donate to XXHacks!

FemHacks

Mission

The mission of FemHacks is to encourage more girls to become engaged in technology. We welcome girls with minimal or no coding experience to attend this event, in order to get an introductory experience to the fields of technology and computer science. FemHacks will provide programming workshops of varying skill level, as well as speaker panels from females working in the tech industry. The event will culminate in a team competition to create a project following the FemHacks’ theme of “breaking stereotypes.”

Logistics

Perks of Attendance

We love our inspiring attendees who are willing to spend their Saturday expanding their knowledge, and we want to show our appreciation by providing free lunch and snacks! In addition, our gracious sponsors will be providing gift bags for all participants, as well as cool prizes for the winning projects.

Schedule

9:00: Registration, Doors Open

9:30: Keynote Speaker

10:00: Workshop #1

10:45: Workshop #2

11:30: Workshop 3

12:00: Lunch

12:45: Team Formation

1:00: Hacking

3:00: Presentations, Judging and Awards

4:00: Swag Bag Distribution

Workshops

Additional Information

Website: femhacks.me

Want to help out? Volunteer at or sponsor FemHacks!

PixelHacks

Description

PixelHacks' mission is to encourage girls to create innovative solutions through technology. PixelHacks will provide active mentors and multiple workshops to help all attendees build an amazing project, as well as distribute awesome swag and prizes.

Logistics

Schedule

Day 1

10:00: Doors Open

10:30: Opening Ceremony & Guest Speaker

11:30: Begin Hacking

2:30: Workshop 1

3:30: Workshop 2

4:30: Workshop 3

7:00: Dinner

11:00: Midnight Snack

Day 2

7:00: Breakfast

10:00: Submissions Due

10:30: Pitches and Demos

11:30: Award Ceremony

Workshops

Additional Information

Website: pixelhacks.tech

Apply here.

2016 Gold Sponsors

2016 Silver Sponsors

Collaborators

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