About MetroHacks Women III

Women In Code: MetroHacks W is MetroHacks’s third 12 hour hackathon hosted at the Cambridge Innovation Center devoted to bringing more female high school students into STEM fields. During the 12 hour event, students will learn about new technology in various workshops, collaborate and create projects with each other, and compete for prizes. Girls aged 13-18 can attend. The event is completely free, and meals are provided for all participants.

Participant Event FAQ

Young Women, aged 13-18, can come! No experience required - if you're motivated and love tech, you're welcome at MetroHacks Women.
MetroHacks Women costs nothing. Registering and attending is free, and you get free food, t-shirts, prizes, swag and lessons.
Bring a Photo ID, laptop, charger, motivation, and great ideas! We'll take care of the rest.
You'll have time to find a team when you arrive. If you already have a team, just list your teammates when you register. You may work individually or in teams of no more than 4 people.
We've got tons of cool hardware- Particle photon kits, 3D imaging sensors, and more!
The girl’s washroom is on the left from the main entrance.
Workshop schedule is on the brochure.
Check the schedule

VENUE

Microsoft Office Hartford

280 Trumbull St 21st floor


Schedule

  • 8 AM

    Registration

  • 9 AM

    Opening Ceremony

  • 10 AM

    Hacking Begins

  • 10 AM

    Workshop 1 - HTML/css website building part 1

    Workshop 2 - Machine Learning

  • 11 AM

    Workshop 3 - HTML/css website building part 2

    Workshop 4 - Big Data

  • 12:30 PM

    Working Lunch

  • 2 PM

    Workshop 5-Entrpenuership

  • 3 PM

    Workshop 7-Hardware

    Workshop 8-AI

  • 4:30 PM

    Judging

  • 5:30 PM

    Award Ceremony

  • 6 PM

    Closing Ceremony

  • 9.00 AM

    Breakfast

  • event speaker

    10.00 AM

    Advanced SVG Animations

    By Karl Groves
  • event speaker

    11.00 AM

    Presenting Work with Confidence

    By Sarah Dransner
  • event speaker

    12.00 AM

    Keynote on UX & UI Design

    By Ned Stark
  • 1.00 PM

    The End

  • 9.00 AM

    Breakfast

  • event speaker

    10.00 AM

    Advanced SVG Animations

    By Karl Groves
  • event speaker

    11.00 AM

    Presenting Work with Confidence

    By Sarah Dransner
  • event speaker

    12.00 AM

    Keynote on UX & UI Design

    By Ned Stark
  • 1.00 PM

    The End

Hacker Project Event Tracks

SOCIAL

Create a hack that leverages technology to improve the way our community, society and government function. Projects that fall into this track often aim to unite different walks of society and enable users to take civic responsibility into their own hands.

ENVIRONMENTAL

Build a project that would make Mother Nature proud. Projects on this track utilize technology, especially hardware, to combat some of the world's most rapidly growing environmental issues including global warming, pollution, and the energy crisis.

HEALTH

Bring the doctors office into our homes! Projects on this track could utilize wearable technology for patient monitoring outside the clinic, could enable a patient to schedule a consultation with their doctor over an app, or help people live healthier lifestyles. They are typically concerned with ensuring the well being of the user, either mentally, physically, emotionally, or all three.

Keynote Speaker

TBD

Closing Speaker

TBD

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