Anyone Can Hack | How Communities are Hacking Youth Health Obstacles Are Using Technology to Drive Greater Impact
In our session, you will be able to learn about what civic hackathons are and what roles you can step into at an event. We’ll cover how to identify the elements that make a “hackable” project and what is takes to address the issue you have in mind. You’ll participate in an activity to synthesize your own problem statement and actually start ideating around your project idea to bring it to life. The sole goal of our session together is to empower attendees on the power of civic hacking and hackathon events.
PerkinsHacks: Solving real problems for real people
At Perkins School for the Blind, we are always on the lookout for new, innovative ways to address challenges faced by members of the blind community. And now, we want your help! Please join us at our first-ever hackathon, where you'll have the opportunity to solve real problems faced by real people with visual impairment at home, school, in the workplace and in the community.
At the final event, the [Re]Verse Pitch finalists compete for the Innovation Prize. Join us to find out who will be receiving Innovation Prizes to start a new social enterprise!
This event is free and open to the public, but your RSVP is requested.
Girl-to-Engineer Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 on the UT Austin campus from 12 - 5 p.m..
Over 8,000 elementary and middle school students are expected to participate with over 1,300 volunteers and over 150 student organizations, community organizations and companies volunteering. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) is an international event celebrated during Engineers Week each year.
Texas McCombs 3-P Hack will provide the innovative space to propel Texas McCombs as a leader in the three P’s: planet, profit, and people.
Bringing the students and community together to hack projects in zero waste, diversity & inclusion and the financial state of sustainability.
During the opening pitch event, you will hear from businesses and institutions consistently generating or collecting by-product, surplus or otherwise underutilized materials streams in Austin, Texas that could be put to higher and better use in new social enterprises. Come to learn more about these products, meet the material generators, and network with other [Re]Verse Pitch participants.
This event is free and open to the public, but your RSVP is requested. Attendance is mandatory to compete for an Innovation Prize.