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
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:
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.
Motivate Bahraini women to join the field of software development and program design.
Develop women's technical skills to create smart solutions that simulate the latest events in the world.
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:
Social Services and Awareness
2. Quality of Life
3. Life-Long Learning
4. Career Development
5. Support Services
7. Sustainable Development
8. Knowledge Management
Who can participate?
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