FemmeHacks is a collegiate hackathon at the University of Pennsylvania that empowers, educates and inspires women in the Philly tech community.
FemmeHacks is an all-women collegiate hackathon that aims to create a welcoming environment for women in tech. FemmeHacks is available to all women, beginner to experienced, and allows students to explore their passion for tech by building on web, mobile and hardware.
$30,754 in prizes
Best Overall Hack
MP Select Mini 3D Printer
Premium 3D Printer Filament PLA 1.75MM 1kg/spool, Gold
(one for each team member)
All-New Amazon Echo Dot - Add Alexa to any room
How to Program Amazon Echo Development E-Book
(one per team member)
Best Beginner's Hack
Rasberry Pi 3 Hardware Starter Kit
(one per team member)
Best Philly Hack
($100 per team member)
Intel: Best Hardware (3)
5 Tablets & 2 Rover Kits
Microsoft: Best Inclusive Design
$75 Microsoft Store codes
Google: Best Use of Google API
$25 Google Play Gift Cards
Squarespace: Best Web Design (2)
1 Lanyard, 1 Bandana, 1 Year Free Squarespace Subscription, journal and pen
Rough Draft Ventures: Most Likely to be a Future Founder
Pitch to Rough Draft Ventures (25k in potential funding for your app from a venture capital firm!) or Lunch with Rough Draft Ventures Reps
Facebook: Best Social Media Hack
FB Solar Backpack
Softheon: Most Innovative/Creative
Kindle, Mophie Portable Charger, Leather Bound Journal
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- Participants: If you applied to FemmeHacks, received an offer to attend and went on to confirm that you will do so, you are eligible to attend FemmeHacks. If you attended and hacked at FemmeHacks, then you are eligible to make a submission.
- Teams: up to 4 members per team
Solve a problem, design a cool website, make something completely random!
Your project must function reasonably and able to be demoed in front of an audience. Screenshots and/or a video are allowed as supplements.
Will be Announced
What was special about this idea? How is it different?
How challenging was this project? Has it been done before?
How well was the project put together?
Is the project viable for future use by a specific, or many, audiences?