Monday, February 16, 2015

DLL Storify of IGNITE International Girls Hackathon -- Friday 2/13/15 to Sunday 2/15/15

Last update: Sunday 2/15/15 @ 11:42 am
According to its press release: "The IGNITE International Girls Hackathon, organized by Global Fund for Women, is bringing together girl coders around the world in February to contribute their talent, ideas, and creativity to build real-world solutions that address issues of safety. The Hackathon – which will have locations in several international cities – brings together teams of girls ages 11-23 for a 24-hour intensive coding collaboration. The Hackathon will showcase the ingenuity and innovation of girls globally as they attempt to hack solutions to a critical challenge facing women and girls: access to safe spaces."

New York City and Oakland, CA were the two participating U.S. cities. Girls Who Code coordinated events in NYC; Black Girls Code coordinated events in Oakland. The DLL Storyfied tweets from participants who used the hashtag = #HackGirlsRights"  ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives