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BeMyApp Factory Hack (March 28-30) Adopts Hackbright Academy Hackathon Code of Conduct

BeMyApp Factory Hack has adopted the Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons!

Come to the BeMyApp Factory Hack to build a connected object with your team. BeMyApp will provide some hardware and tools, but BYOH too for the March 28-30 hardware hackathon in San Francisco! The event is free for idea people, hackers, designers, and more.

Organizing a hackathon? Want the hackathon to be inclusive?

We’d love for more hackathons to adopt our Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons!

Check it out here.

Future of Food Hackathon Adopts Code of Conduct from Hackbright Academy

We are happy to announce that the Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons will be adopted for the The Future of Food Hackathon this November 16-17!

The Future of Food Hackathon + Forum in San Francisco is a sold-out event for food innovators, chefs, developers, designers and entrepreneurs to collaborate on solutions in the food ecosystem.

The hackathon organizers, in their mission to create a more inclusive hackathon, are commended for adopting the Code of Conduct for Hackathons from Hackbright Academy, which says:

We are super excited for the Hackbright Academy alum who will be attending the event as hackers! The Future of Food Hackathon is sold out – you can get on the waitlist here.

Organizing a hackathon? Want the hackathon to be inclusive?

We’d love for more hackathons to adopt our Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons!

Check it out here.

LAUNCH Hackathon First To Adopt Code of Conduct From Hackbright Academy

The technology sector has been rife with controversy, from highly-publicized sexual harassment incidents between conference attendees to ensuing snowballing fall-outs, from PyCon to RubyConf.

Engineering school Hackbright Academy released a Code of Conduct from its successful women-centric hardware hackathon Silicon Chef free for use by other hackathon organizers to create more inclusive hackathons and events.

Afterall, hackathons are community events intended for innovation, collaboration, and engagement in the developer community.

Today, Hackbright Academy’s code of conduct for hackathons has been adopted by leading hackathon LAUNCH, with 1000+ builders anticipated at hackathon happening this November 8-10 in San Francisco.

Hackathon organizers globally are welcome to adopt and link to the Code of Conduct for hackathons Hackbright Academy has set forth. We are happy to have proved successful at creating awesomely inclusive and radically transparent hackathons (eg. Silicon Chef) that are welcoming to all.

We especially like this part in LAUNCH Code of Conduct about inclusiveness:

Be Open
We welcome attendees from all backgrounds. This event is about increasing the overall amount of innovation, partnership, and engagement in the developer community.


You are welcome to use the Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for your own hackathon.

See it in action at the LAUNCH hackathon, where dozens of Hackbright students and alum are expecting to build great things this November 8-10 in San Francisco. Grand prizes include $1.6M investment (or $10k cash), and there will be awesome food and drink throughout the free hackathon. Find out more info and apply to participate here.