HackHer413 is a hackathon for women and nonbinary students hosted at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Over the course of 24 hours, hackathon participants are encouraged to learn new skills, network, and build something that they are passionate about. This student-run hackathon aims to help increase diversity in the tech industry. We hope you can join us!
This year we are happy to announce we will be providing free round trip buses to the event from both New York and Boston. Bus tickets will require a deposit of $10 that will be reimbursed once you board the bus. More details on the timing and logistics are on the sign up page once you RSVP for the event on our dashboard. Tickets are limited so secure yours today!
Julie graduated with Honors from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor's degree in Computer and Information Science. She started her career as a software engineer for Motorola and then held various roles as a member of the engineering teams at Enterasys Networks and Lucent Technologies. Julie joined EMC in August, 2007 and has been both an individual contributor and team leader. Originally joining to work on the Celerra product, she has worked on many of the mid-range product offerings including VNX, VNXe and Unity. Julie currently leads the NGMPG Product and Delivery Team at Dell EMC for the next-gen mid-range product offering. Responsibilities include driving process, planning and execution across the extended development team. Additionally, her team provides system integration expertise to both external and internal development partners evaluating, driving and validating system solutions. She is happy to say that she has participated in several hackathons while at Dell EMC and is excited for the opportunity to be involved in the first HackHer413!
A hackathon is an invention marathon. Students come together to build cool software & hardware creations over 24 hours. It’s very beginner friendly.
Nothing. Attending a hackathon is free!
Yes. Only students who are currently enrolled at a college/university or have graduated in the last 12 months are eligible to attend.
Yes! You are able to apply as a volunteer. Volunteers will still have full access to the event in exchange for helping out. However, they will not be eligible to submit hacks for prizes.
The event is being hosted at UMass Amherst in the Integrated Learning Center (ILC).
We will be offering limited spots on a bus from Boston, MA and from New York City, NY. Participants can sign up once they RSVP.
Honeybees operate in colonies where all the worker bees are female - from the nurse bees to the battle/warrior bees. We thought it was a good representation of women working hard and working together to solve problems!
Major League Hacking is the official student hackathon league in North America & Europe. We work with over 200 Member Events and empower over 70,000 students every year.
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