Equithon is a hackathon for students to create technical projects that solve an equity issue or promote equity.
Equithon is a social innovation hackathon that provides the tools for hackers to create solutions to social equality issues. We strive to provide valuable experiences to hackers with a range of skills and backgrounds.
Hacking begins at 10pm on Friday, May 4, 2018, and concludes at 11am on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Judging will then take place starting at 12pm.
View the full event schedule at https://equithon.org/schedule.
All students of any gender, from any academic field, from any school can participate at Equithon.
To be eligible for Equithon 2018, students must apply and be accepted.
Teams may enter their submissions for only one category.
Submissions must address an equity issue in one of five Equithon 2018 categories:
- Access to Education
- LGBTQ+ Rights
- Mental Health
- Physical Disabilities
- Women Empowerment
How to enter
All hackers who were accepted to Equithon 2018 and registered at the event may enter a submission.
- Click “Register” to access the submission form and start your draft.
- Create a working demo or prototype of a website, application, etc. that addresses an equity issue in one of the five categories.
- Take some screenshots and add a description to your submission.
If you have any questions about your submission, ask on Slack in #questions or stop by the Help Desk!
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