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Women Who Code has partnered with CHIME FOR CHANGE, and Twitter to host a hackathon to create mobile app solutions to support girls and women around the world, and to celebrate the power of women in tech.
The hackathon will award a total of $50,000 in cash prizes to the teams that build the best solution to support girls and women through challenges created by CHIME FOR CHANGE, UN Women, UNICEF, Vital Voices and Riders for Health.
Note: For each event, you will check in at the ground floor. #CHIMEHACK badges will be provided to all attendees. You will receive your badge on Thursday, December 5th and be required to wear it at all times while at Twitter and One Kings Lane for security purposes.
Thursday, Dec 5th @Twitter - Kickoff event coordinated with TEDWomen
7:00pm Doors open (drinks and snacks provided)
8:00pm Short program
8:30pm Team building / brainstorming
10:00pm Event close
Friday, Dec 6th @OneKingsLane - Hack Night with API talks
6:00pm Team Building (dinner provided)
7:15pm Work sessions and API talks
10:30pm Event close
Saturday, Dec 7th @Twitter - Hacking and Awards
9:00am Doors open (breakfast provided) and hacking begins
5:00pm Judging begins*
6:30pm Awards ceremony
7:30pm Event close
*Special guest speakers and judges to be announced.
#CHIMEHACK teams will organize around each of the below challenges. Within each challenge category, a $10,000 sponsored prize will be awarded to the winning solution. Winning solutions will be selected by a panel of judges, which will be announced prior-to the hackathon.
CHIME FOR CHANGE
Challenge: Create a mobile application to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out on behalf of girls and women around the world More info...
Learn more about CHIME FOR CHANGE: www.chimeforchange.org
Challenge: Configurable platform for women and girls to assess and enhance their career skills about a specific area such as programming, finance etc. More info...
Learn more about UN Women: www.unwomen.org
Challenge: Mobile app for young kids and their parents that allows for digital payments and gamified engagement as they Trick or Treat for UNICEF More info...Sponsor: JawboneLearn more about UNICEF: www.unicef.org
Challenge: An application that tracks the impact of individual women leaders that can be shared with a larger global network and inspire the world around them More info...
Sponsor: Hearst Magazines
Learn more about Vital Voices: www.vitalvoices.org
Riders for Health
Challenge: Mapping application for last mile health delivery for remote “off the beaten path” villages to record and share accurate directions More info...
Sponsor: The Skoll Foundation
Learn more about Riders for Health: www.riders.org/
Other Sponsors include: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Riviera Partners, TechCrunch, YELP, and PayPal
Megan Quinn - Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Michele Titolo - Tech Lead, Women Who Code
Debbie Sterling - CEO, GoldieBlox
Alexia Tsotsis - Co-Editor, TechCrunch
Susan Wojcicki - SVP, Ads and Commerce, Google
Andrew (Boz) Bosworth - VP, Ads Facebook
Andy Chen - Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Ohad Eder-Pressman - Head of Mobile, Chegg
Sara Haider - Staff Software Engineer, Twitter
Renee Kaplan - Chief Strategy Officer, Skoll Foundation
Aza Raskin - VP, Jawbone
Traina Trevor - Tech Entrepreneur & Investor, IfOnly/Traina Interactive
Wiser Phil - CTO, Hearst Corp
Kate Aronowitz - Director of Design, Facebook
Jan Chong - Android Manager, Twitter
Tom Conrad - CTO, Pandora
Amanda Hua - Engineer, PayPal
Angie Ruan - Head of Engineering, Paypal
Meghan Crosno - Jawbone Engineering/QA
Raphael D’Amico - Design, Jawbone
Rachel Myers - Engineer, Github
Trisha Quan - Engineer, Developer Productivity, Twitter
Annie Fox - Director of Programming
Barin Nahvi Rozvar - Digital Innovation, Hearst Magazines
Ibrahim Okuyucu - Engineering Manager, Twitter
Jocelyn Ross - Risk, Stripe
Jason Bobier - Mobile, One Kings Lane
Thank you to the team that is making CHIMEHACK happen:
Sam O'Keefe, Rachel Katz, Kelly Shalk, Rachel Decker, Johanne Quiambao, Sarah Simmer, Ni Mu, Kirsten Mouritsen, Robert Schwentker, and Alaina Percival.
This event is open to all genders.
The Chime Hack is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form, including overly sexualized or demeaning comments during talks or anything that threatens personal safety. Hackathon participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference at the discretion of the conference organizers.