Closing the Gap
Code2040 will be hosting its 4th Annual Hack4Diversity the weekend of July 23-24th, 2016. The theme of the hackathon is 'Closing the Gap' for the Black and Latinx community. Code2040 Fellows will be creating projects that impact a real need / problem / opportunity that impact our communities.
The goals are to generate & execute on creative ideas to close the gap for Black and Latinx folks in tech, and create business ideas that benefit the greater community.
9:00 a.m. - Registration, Breakfast, Welcome, & Finalize Teams
10:30 a.m. - Hacking Begins!
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
6:00p.m. - Dinner
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast & Pitch Practice
10:30 a.m. - Hacking Ends!
11:30 a.m. - Start Group presentations
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:15 p.m. - Continue Group Presentations
3:15 p.m. - Winners Announced
A very special thanks to our company partner and host GitHub!
CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040 aims to close the achievement, skills, and wealth gaps in the United States. Our goal is to ensure that by the year 2040 - when the US will be majority-minority - Blacks and Latino/as are proportionally represented in America's innovation economy as technologists, investors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs.
$2,000 in prizes
Cash Prize (4)
Winners for each category will win $500 for their team.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Hack4Diversity is only open to 2016 Code2040 Fellows.
If you have any questions, please contact Phillip Loya at email@example.com
Code2040 Apple Fellows
Does this idea really tap into the big picture? Is this team going to change the world? Is the team solving a problem in a fresh new way?
Does the feel of this product match the use case? Is this product easy and intuitive to use? Are the visual elements high quality?
Did the team do something impressive technically? Did they create their own algorithm or roll their own tools?
Was the presenter creative and engage the audience? Was the demo and/or content presented in a meaningful and understanding way?