Developers (both new & experienced) are invited to join Hackbright Academy, a women’s engineering school in San Francisco on May 3-4, 2014 for the Hack(bright) for Good hackathon! Bring your ideas (for problems in the world that can be solved by technology – your hack!) and of course, bring your laptops! We will provide food, drinks, schwag, mentors and more.
Register as a developer, or as a mentor (to identify yourself as someone who is willing to help a more junior developer). We are also looking for “VIP Mentors” who are developers willing to oversee a small group (4-6) of new developers for the weekend.
“Most Creative” prize from Intuit – an iPad!
– “Best use of Kloudless API” prize from Kloudless – an AR.Drone!
– “Most Scrappy” prize from SparkFun – one (1) Inventor’s Kit, two (2) Simon Soldering kits (with soldering irons) and two (2) Simon Tilt kits (w/o soldering irons)!
– O’Reilly book
All Hackathon Attendees Received:
– Hack(bright) for Good tshirt
– $1k in Kloudless credits
Pamela Fox is at Khan Academy, where she works to improve the computer science curriculum. She was born to a duo of computer scientists who told her that she could learn programming without their help, thanks to the internet! On the side, Pamela teaches web development workshops for Girl Develop It and writes programs to figure out her next hair colors. Before Khan Academy, she worked at Coursera as a software engineer and Google as a developer evangelist. Follow her on Twitter at @pamelafox.
For hackathon details and to sign up, check out: Hack(bright) for Good on May 3-4, 2014.