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Bahraini Women Hackathon

What is a Hackathon?

A Hackathon is a meeting of minds, backgrounds and skills all working together to come up with an innovative tech-based approach to solve an existing problem.

Hackathon period: 4 Days

Hackathon dates:

Day 1: Problem Definition

Tue 15th of Oct 2019 - 8:30 - 17:00

Day 2: Prototyping

Wed 16th of Oct 2019 - 8:30 - 17:00

Day 3: Pitch Decks

Thu 17th of Oct 2019 - 8:30 - 16:00

Day 4: Judging

Sat 19th of Oct 2019 - 8:30 - 12:30

Hackathon Location : Bahrain Polytechnic

 

What is the hackathon objective?

 The Supreme Council for Women, in cooperation with the Bahrain Polytechnic and Brinc Batelco, is organizing a hackathon for Bahraini women which aims to:

  1. Discover and enhance the talents and abilities of Bahraini women and enable them to become professionals in the technical fields according to the best international standards.

  2. Motivate Bahraini women to join the field of software development and program design.

  3. Develop women's technical skills to create smart solutions that simulate the latest events in the world.

  4. Deploy the field of designing and developing applications and inventions to benefit the Advancement of Bahraini Women.

What is the theme of the hackathon?

There are 8 themes as stated below that your idea for the hackathon must follow under:

  1. Social Services and Awareness

    2. Quality of Life  

    3. Life-Long Learning

    4. Career Development

    5. Support Services

    6. Entrepreneurship

    7. Sustainable Development

    8. Knowledge Management


Who can participate?

  1. Bahraini women ( older than 17 years old )

2. You can apply as an individual or as a team (5 Max). 

3. The team must have at least 1 designer / marketing person, 1 technical person and 1 business-oriented/ financial person.

4. If you are a group of less than 5 members, more members will be added.

5. Each applicant/team will propose an idea that fits the theme in the application and the ideas will be ranked.

6. 60 lucky participants will be selected to be part of the hackathon.


Note: Please bring your laptop with you during the hackathon competition


APPLICATION FORM

If you are applying as a group, each team member is required to submit a separate application form mentioning their group name
Kindly fill out your idea and the problem you would like to solve referring to one of the 8 themes mentioned above The ideas will be ranked and only the ones with high scores will get in to the hackathon! If you are applying as a group, only one of the group members can propose the idea, the rest can write their group name here.
Full Name *
Full Name
Special diets, access requirements or allergies
How did you hear about us? *
What are you good at/ experienced at?
(please tick as many as apply)
Tech
Design / Marketing
Business / Finance
What is the special value that you will add?
Please fill out the following if you're applying as a team:
* Team members number should be 5, if less than that we will team you up according to the relevance of your skills and background. ** Each team member is required to submit a separate application form. ** This should include your name and other team memebers
Give your group a very catchy name!
Designer / Marketing Person
Designer / Marketing Person
Technical person
Technical person
Business- oriented/ Financial Person
Business- oriented/ Financial Person
Other team member
Other team member
Other team member
Other team member

For any inquiries, please contact mena@brinc.io

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