Equali-thon — Hack for Gender Equality.
This event is designed in support for Gender Equality Fight and focused on solving any kind o problems within the problem. This is a contest among several teams, fighting for sponsor prizes within a number of custom sponsors nominations.
Everybody with any type of background is eligible to participate in this event, however, we have a strict policy of following our Code of Conduct. Every person who violates this CoC, including organizers and sponsors, will be asked to leave.
The contest is hosted for 2 days, Saturday and Sunday and divided into two types of parts: hackathon and workathon. Each team is formed of not more than 5 members, who registered during the first few hours after introduction. Each team may participate in any number of challenges. All final submissions should be sent by the 2pm of the second day. If the team competes for any prize, they have to present their project in front of sponsors and other participants and ask all of the questions.
Participants of hackathon part should end up with nicely designed and at least minimally working app, serving to solve one of the problems of Gender Inequal society, such as an app for rating toxic companies or tool for validation and reporting toxic texts on social media.
Participants of workathon part expected to come up with a well researched and detailed business plan of solving non-technical problem within the head topic. For example, a plan of how to handle the situation with the toxic lead engineer inside the diverse team.