We are encouraging everyone to develop and share their ideas, regardless of previous experience.
Utilize the virtual setting to meet people from all around the world.
Develop a meaningful idea and learn how to present effective pitches.
Girls In Tech Hack is a no-code hackathon designed for middle and high school female-identifying students, trans and non-binary included, from diverse backgrounds and skill levels. Our goal is to create spaces where all students are inspired to learn new skills while collaborating on innovative projects.
Intro to UI and UX
Christina is a designer, sometimes a developer. She designs security software at Cisco, and previously worked on design systems at RBC Royal Bank. She's also a current student at OCAD University in Toronto, Canada, in the undergraduate Digital Futures program. Fun fact – she's the creator of the "insta stories" Snapchat filter, which has 200,000+ plays.
Intro to Figma
Michele currently works at Amazon within the Device Design Group and is responsible for designing experiences across Alexa enabled devices. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a focus in User Experience design, and is a former Amazon UX Design Intern. As a native San Franciscan, Michele was part of the graduating class at Lick-Wilmerding in 2015 and seeks out burritos in the Mission whenever she's back home.
'Beat the Hacker' Escape Room
Creating Strong Pitches
Youth Female Empowerment
DAY 1 ENDS
Shared by Email
Mentor office hours shared by Email
Mentor office hours are open
DAY 2 & HACKATHON END
Every person in the team gets a prize.
Girls In Tech Hack is being held virtually and will be using zoom, discord and emails to communicate.
Girls In Tech Hack starts June 26 2021 and ends June 27 2021. See our schedule here (all times are in PST).
Anyone who is currently a middle or high school student and is female-identifying.
Yes! We will have various workshops throughout the day on topics that will help you create your hackathon project and build skills beyond. Learn about them here.
This is a no-code hackathon. No experience is expected or needed.
We would love to have you as a mentor or judge! To volunteer please sign up here.
We require a minimum team of 2 and maximum of 4 students.
Our registration form includes a section about teams. If you already have a team, please include each of your team members’ full names and email addresses in that section.
Our registration form includes a section about teams. If you want to find a team, you’ll be prompted to answer a few questions about what you’re looking for in a teammate and we will be sure to match you up by the start of the hackathon!
Luna is a graduating senior who’s interested in the ways tech can solve real-world problems, especially in healthcare. In her free time, you can find her knitting and making Spotify playlists!
Mia is a part of the class of 2022 and enjoys exploring the world of graphic design and UI/UX. She is passionate about uplifting female/non-binary voices in the tech industry. In her free time, Mia loves adventuring outside and having karaoke sessions during car rides.
Relentlessly helpful head of outreach for Girls In Tech Hack, Faith is a rising senior and ready to take on the world. When Faith is feeling particularly spicy, she likes to go on adventures and hang out at the beach.
Ms. Torres has been teaching mathematics for over 20 years. She is a strong proponent of supporting and encouraging young women to explore the many learning possibilities available in the field of technology which is why she loves being an advisor for their school’s Girls in Tech Club. Outside of school, she loves to travel and is excited about her future move to Spain where she and her husband will be closeing a B&B.
Mr. Sasson teaches creative code and design, with an enthusiasm for imaginative projects in technology. He is a strong advocate of representation in tech, having worked in technology for multiple startups, and so is delighted to serve as advisor and cheerleader for the Girls in Tech Club. Outside of school Mr. Sasson is an avid baker, and does plenty of running and hiking to support this confectionary habit.
If you have inquiries, comments or would like to get in touch please fill out this contact form and we will get back to you soon.