Friday, April 10, 2015

DLL Storify of HBCU ICE Hackathon -- Tech for Empowerment ... Thursday 4/9/15, Day #2 of 2

Last update: Friday 4/10/15 @ 8:17 am
The HBCU Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative (or ICE) is a joint venture and collaboration between the UNCF, Association for Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and the White House HBCU Initiative.  ICE represents over 25 historically black colleges and universities – public and private – and engages administrative leadership, faculty and most importantly, students on our campuses. 

Digital and social media have proven to be powerful platforms that can drive social change and empower individuals to become agents of change within their own communities.  To address this opportunity, the HBCU ICE initiative launched the ICE Hackathon Series as a vehicle to engage African-American students on our campuses and youth in our communities. The "Tech for Empowerment" hackathon in Atlanta was facilitated by Qeyno Labs, the leading provider of youth hackathons for inclusive innovation.

Below find the DLL Storify of tweets that were generated by participants on Day #2 of the hackathon that used hashtag = #ICEHACK. The DLL Storify for Day #1 will be found HERE

As usual, the DLL Storify is merely a "firehose" draft, i.e., it includes all tweets in chronological order without comment or classification. Should @UNCE or @Qeyno publish an organized official version, this draft will be removed from the DLL Website.... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL Archives