What is the Waterloo Equithon?
The University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics HeForShe Committee is holding our first Gender Equity Hackathon! The Equithon is being held in support of the United Nations’ HeForShe 10x10x10 initiative. Over three days, participants will create a project that raises awareness of or addresses an issue related to equity.
Who can attend?
All University of Waterloo students are encouraged to participate, from beginners to experienced coders and hackers.
What can I make?
Each hacker may choose to tackle any of the five challenges:
Poverty and Equity
There will be one winner per challenge and one overall winner.
Check out our ideas page for inspiration!
When and where is the Equithon?
The Equithon will be held from May 5th to May 7th, 2017, in the lower level of the Science Teaching Complex (STC). This is not an overnight event. View the full schedule here.
Applications for hackers are now closed.
Applications for volunteers are now closed.
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