TechTogether Boston, previously known as SheHacks Boston, is Boston's largest student-run hackathon open to all female and femme non-binary individuals!
Our mission is to...
- Empower women and femme non-binary individuals in technology to achieve
- Provide them with opportunities to explore the tech industry in an inspiring, encouraging, and energizing environment
- Create a community of inclusivity within the tech industry
For more information, please check out our website: https://boston.techtogether.io
TechTogether Boston fully stands by Major League Hacking's Code of Conduct.
If at any point during the event you feel uncomfortable, please reach out to an event organizer in person or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are committed to making this a safe and supportive environment for everyone.
To participate as a hacker, you must...
- Identify as female or femme non-binary
- Be at least 16 years old
If you do not meet those criteria, please consider joining us at TechTogether Boston as a volunteer or mentor! Read more on volunteering/mentoring here.
$20,730 in prizes
Wayfair - Making Your Home Accessible
Wayfair Gift Cards
Wayfair - Rentals in Modern day
Wayfair Gift Cards
Atlassian - Best Hack to Play as a Team
Charity donation choice and Atlassian swags
Mathworks - Best Software Design
CBRE - Best Hack to build an efficient building with healthier indoor climates and user convenience
$50 Grubhub gift cards for each team member (for teams of 4 people max)
Red Hat - Use of Open Source AI/ML for Women Empowerment
GoPro Hero7 Blacks
Google Cloud - Best Use of Google Cloud
1st place prize: Cloud Patagonia Backpack, Cloud Pillow, Acrylic Trophy, Cloud Water Bottle, and Google Nest Mini.
2nd place prize: Google Nest Minis
Dell Technologies - Driving Human Progress
Prizes: Include 4 prizes of Dell Technologies Swag Orig Audio Mission Pack and more.
Grand Prize drawing will be held for participants
34 inch, Alienware Gaming Monitor AW3418HW ($1,000 value) & Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse
Qualcomm - Best Wearable Hack
Google Home Minis
Bloomberg - Best Philanthropic Hack
Polaroid portable printer kits
Slalom Build - Utilizing Open Data
1st place prize: $100 amazon gift cards for each team member
1st runner up team: $50 amazon gift cards for each team member
2nd runner up team: Slalom swag bags for each team member
IBM Research Challenge
Prize: 2020 Summer Internship with IBM Research.*
*Note: if you are not eligible for an internship with IBM Research, (meaning that your education will be completed in the Spring of 2020), we will instead offer you a chance to interview for a full-time position.
MLH - Best UiPath Automation Hack
Skip the internship line with UiPath and a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack
AWS - Best Use of AWS
MLH - Best Domain Registered with Domain.com
Capital One - Best Financial Hack
$300 amazon gift cards
Facebook - Building Community Hack
BU Spark - Engaging Womxn in Computing
$200 Amazon Gift Cards
Best Education Hack
Gift a Udemy course of participant's choice
Best Environmental Sustainability Hack (sponsored by Samsonite/REMAGG)
Samsonite REMAGG Backpacks
Best Political Polarization Hack
Amazon Echo Dots
Prize: Google Cardboards.
Best Gender Equality Hack (sponsored by Liberty Mutual)
Amazon Fire Tablets + $250 donation to Girls Who Code
Best Health Issues Hack
Create a solution that helps individuals understand and support others with mental health issues
Create a solution to help individuals from underprivileged backgrounds learn how to live a healthier lifestyle
Prize: Google Home
Best Small Business Hack
Best Disaster/Crisis Hack
Best AR/VR Hack
Best Social Good Hack
Mini / portable projectors.
Best "Failed" Hack
$50 UberEats gift cards for each member
Best AI/ML Hack
Polaroid Photo Printers
Best All Beginner Team Hack
Best IoT Hack
Raspberry Pi kits
BU Spark - Best High School Hack
Best UI/UX Hack
The most aesthetically pleasing hack that supports a well designed UI/UX.
Prize: Sketch license.
MLH - Best Use of MongoDB Atlas
Branded MongoDB AirCharge Plus
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you: