Women @ Work Hackathon | Downtown Alliance

Women @ Work Hackathon

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Oct 11, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

LYLAS Labs is uniting with 100+ New Yorkers across industries on Saturday, October 12 to develop solutions combating gender disparities in the workplace.

The day-long hackathon will engage interdisciplinary teams to propose creative technical solutions to the gender pay gap, workplace harassment, hiring for and fostering team diversity and inclusion, and benefits for the burden of care.

AGENDA

Friday, October 11 @ Buzzfeed

  • 6p: Welcome
  • 6:30p: Meet and Greet with your Team
  • 7p: Subject Matter Expert Panel
  • 8p: Q&A

Saturday, October 12: @ Flatiron School

  • 8a: Welcome Breakfast
  • 8:30a: Kickoff from LYLAS Labs and Sponsors
  • 9a: Hack!
  • 12p: Lunch & Learn
  • 1p: Hack!
  • 5p: Team Presentations
  • 6:30p: Dinner
  • 7p: Awards and Celebration

FOR PARTICIPANTS

LYLAS Labs hackathons are open to all participants, regardless of technical experience or subject matter expertise. All participants will be organized on teams than span skill set and include technical engineers from Flatiron School and an expert from our Subject Matter Sponsors. Participants will be invited to get to know their team and subject on the kickoff event on Friday, October 11 and put those ideas into a technical solution during the day long hackathon on October 12. Participants will receive gifts, meals, and access to our sponsors. In addition, the winning team will receive a cash prize.

 

Facebook invite page: https://www.facebook.com/LYLAS-289504691716752/

 

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