Our 2024 Hackathon is coming up soon! Stay tuned for more information on the schedule, events, and prizes!
Over the course of 24 hours, hackathon participants are encouraged to learn and develop new technical skills, network with sponsor company representatives, and innovate with passion.
This hackathon is entirely student organized and aims to increase diversity and inclusion in the technology industry. Our sixth annual hackathon will be entirely in person, with events being held on February 17th and 18th, 2024.
In the wake of recent racist incidents on campus, Hack(H)er413 stands in support of Black students. Read our statement here.
Thank you to the leaders of Grace Hopper for featuring Hack(H)er413. Take a look at the video that was shown at the conference!
hak-uh-thon • noun
1. This hackathon is a 24-hour technology marathon where participants form teams to collaborate in creating unique programming or hardware projects to present to a panel of judges and win prizes while attending workshops, fun mini-events, and collecting awesome swag.
Participants have access to interactive workshops on areas including data science, robotics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, product management, Python (and more) taught by industry professionals and professors.
Students are given the opportunity to participate in our career fair, interview onsite with sponsor companies, network exclusively with company representatives, and attend career development sessions.
Hack(H)er413 is inclusive of all levels of computer science. We encourage undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D students to attend. Come write your first line of code with us, or come show us all you know!
This hackathon has free admission. Bring your passion, excitement, and thinking caps!
Schedule of Events
We encourage all gender identities to get involved with Hack(H)er413 through volunteering, mentoring, judging, recruiting or tabling with us! Unfortunately, this year's volunteer and mentor forms are closed. Check back next year to find out how you can get involved!
Our mission is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all women (cis and trans) and non-binary empowering students of all ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds and identities to come innovate, learn, and feel safe while doing so!
Sponsors conduct interactive workshops on industry topics, professors deliver talks in their specialized areas.
Sponsors seek interns and hires through Hack(H)er413, so bring your resume and pitch!
Team-forming events, mentors, abundance of hardware, and an API directory for your winning hack!
Our low sponsor-to-attendee ratio ensures one-on-one networking + valuable learning from industry reps.
Attendees enjoy access to the #1-ranked Princeton Review Dining Halls at UMass Amherst.
Join our empowering Diversity Panel on women and non-binary leaders in tech.
Inclusive for all coding levels with events designed around to include all levels!
Fun fact: The 2019 winners received $7,500 to launch their product and became hack CEOs!
Take a look at some of 2023's project winners!
Hack(H)er413 2024 will be held in the Integrated Learning Center (ILC) at the
Massachusetts Amherst campus.
This year, everyone will be able to attend in person!
Employees (engineers and anyone excited about tech) may volunteer to serve as mentors at the hackathon to help participants with creating and presenting their projects.
A company representative can host a virtual or in person workshop on any tech topic; it's a great way to introduce participants to technology that relates to what your company works with.
Your company can feature new job and internship postings and technology updates in our weekly newsletter sent to over 300 students across the world. Your recruiters will have access to the event's slack channel along with a private company slack where they can send virtual blasts about events they are hosting and chat with participants one-on-one.
Your company will donate prizes for a specific pre-existing category. Create Your Own Prize Category: You can create your own category specific to your company & sponsor the prize!
A hackathon is an invention marathon. Students come together to build cool software & hardware creations over 8 hours. It's very beginner friendly.
Nope. Attending this hackathon is free!
There will be no travel reinbursements offered this year.
Yes. Only students who are currently enrolled at a college/university or have graduated in the last 12 months are eligible to attend.
Yes, everyone is encouraged to apply. Hack(H)er413 strives to provide a women and nonbinary-empowering environment, including those of other genders that identify as allies.
This year, we plan to host the event in the ILC (Integrated Learning Center) at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. As the event date draws closer, participants will receive email updates with specific links and information!
Yes there is. We strictly enforce the MLH Code of Conduct.
Our leaders in technology, marketing, finance, sponsorship, outreach, operations, and more.
Head of Outreach
Assistant Head of Outreach
Co - Head of Sponsorship
Co - Head of Sponsorship
Head of Finance
Head of Social Media
Head of Logistics
Assistant Head of Logistics
Head of Diveristy/Inclusion
Head of Marketing
Head of Hardware Team | Fuse @ UMass
Co - Head of Hardware | Fuse @ UMass
Assistant Head of Hardware | Fuse @ UMass
Head of Technology | Fuse @ UMass
Co Head of Technology
Assistant Head of Technology
Assistant Head of Technology