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:


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 (

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.

Hackathon Sponsors


$20,730 in prizes

Wayfair - Making Your Home Accessible (2)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (2)

Echo Dots

MLH - Best Domain Registered with (2) Backpacks

Capital One - Best Financial Hack (2)

$300 amazon gift cards

Facebook - Building Community Hack

Oculus Gos

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

Funniest Hack

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

JBL Speakers

Best AR/VR Hack

Oculus Go

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

JBL Speakers

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

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Ziba Cranmer

Ziba Cranmer

Judging Criteria

  • Originality

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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