Empower girls in technology with Southern California's premier hackathon for women.

Join us for a weekend dedicated to filling the gender gap, exploring technology, and building the next big thing! Our mission is to support and nurture women* in tech by hosting Southern California's premiere all female* hackathon. Expect a weekend full of workshops, mentorship, tech talks, social activities, food, and more! No experience necessary, you just need passion.

*trans and non-binary inclusive

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Requirements

  • Team sizes are limited to up to 4 students
  • Start and complete your hack during the 24 hours of AthenaHacks starting Saturday, February 24 and ending Sunday, February 25
  • Make sure to create a DevPost profile for your hack and submit by 11:30am on Sunday, February 25
  • Be sure to "opt-in" for the prizes your hack qualifies for so judges can find you during the expo
  • Include screenshots, pictures, and/or videos of your hack in your DevPost submission 
  • Teams must also participate and present their hacks in the Project Expo from 1:30-2:30pm on Sunday, February 25

Judges

AthenaHacks

AthenaHacks

Judging Criteria

  • Impact
    Is this a product that people will use in their daily lives? Will it make lives better?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How difficult was it to implement this project? Are there lots of APIs and libraries and languages involved? Did you use a really cool algorithm?
  • Innovation & Creativity
    Is this project unique and innovative? Is it a solution to a problem we have never seen before? A better way of doing something?
  • Experience
    Is your hack polished? Create a streamlined hack that looks as great as it functions!