10th National Hackergal Hackathon
A week-long virtual celebration for girls across Canada. | Une célébration virtuelle d’une semaine pour les filles de partout au Canada.
About this event
You are invited to Hackergal’s 10th National Hackathon!
The Hackergal Hackathon Program is a national movement of girls in grades 6-9 collectively changing the face of computer science and striving to close the gender gap in technology. You are invited to join our week-long Hackathon experience – it’s totally free and totally digital! Live events run daily from June 4th-June 11th, 2021!
What can you look forward to?
Day 1: Live Kick-off Event
Friday, June 4, 12:00-1:00pm EST
A must-do! Hackergal will unveil an exciting line-up of speakers, share more about the surprise Hackathon theme, and announce giveaways!
Day 2-4: Planning & Researching
Saturday, June 5 to Monday, June 7 (All day)
Time to tap into your creativity! Use this time to plan your project and explore the theme.
DAY 5: Women in Tech Career Carousel Event
Tuesday, June 8 , 3:00-4:00pm EST
Women in Technology Career Carousel. This is your chance to meet the pros! Drop-in booths will be hosted by inspirational women in the tech industry from a variety of roles.
DAY 6: Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, June 9, 3:00-6:00pm EST
Coding & Graphic Design Webinars If you haven’t already, start coding your project and designing your graphics. Come join coding webinars to get help along the way!
- Lynx Coding 101: 3:00-4:00pm EST
- Creative Coding: 3:00-4:00pm EST
- Graphic Design: 4:00-5:00pm EST
- Drop-In Q&A: 5:00pm-6:00pm EST
DAY 7: Tech Trivia Night Event
Thursday, June 10, 6:00-7:00pm EST
Hackergal Tech Trivia Night: It’s time to clean up those pesky bugs and finish your project! At the end of the day, blow off some stress @ Trivia Night.
DAY 8: Hackathon Celebration Party!
Friday, June 11,12:00-1:00pm EST
Join our live Closing Celebration & Submission Party! Time to wrap-up the Hackathon with our BIG final event! Submit your project and let’s celebrate!