About this Hackathon
“In 2018 , we want to celebrate gender and women differently and this is through innovative IOT solutions to address differently gender issues in the DRC community”
Our Cisco academy invites you to a special celebration of gender and the technology divide through this extraordinary Hack the gender session.
This is a structured innovation process that includes cover :
- Creativity and Innovation
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Elaborating a Business model canvas
How does it work?
“The event starts with a presentation describing the agenda and introducing the theme and the specific challenge of the Hackathon. Participants then brainstorm ideas and form teams, based on individual interests and complementary skills”.
A maximum of 10 teams of 5 (multiple disciplines) will compete each other through a championship of a series of challenges.A team must be composed with minimum of 30% of female participants to be eligible to this Hackthon session.
Challenges to overcome:
How to address through IOT:
- Female Entrepreneurship
- Cultural beliefs
- Girls Education & Literacy
- Girls in technology
We need you to come and join our efforts to make this session a great experience for igniting innovation, technology and entrepreneurial solutions by young and dynamic youth in the DRC. We need funds for equipments, gadgets, prizes and to setup the place.
For more information on how to get involve as a sponsor , a partner, an expert, a mentor Please contact our charming event management team : Zephirin at email@example.com and Gracia at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for additional inquiries.