Modern statistics show that women make up only 18% of computer science majors. ANITAHACKS wants to change this and encourage women to pursue computer science in the future
Our event is aimed to encourage girls in STEM! Our event is all-female and we offer free food, swag and prizes. Along with this, our event offers workshops and guest speakers. We are open to everyone, regardless of experience! Refer to the link above for the sign up. We hope to see you at the event!
According to the dictionary, a hackathon is an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. Our hackathon is unique in the fact that it is a solely female event.
A pioneer in computer science, Anita Borg encouraged diversity in STEM. Borg founded the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world's largest gathering of women in CS.
ANITAHACKS is on July 20th at Netflix HQ.
It is totally free!
Bring a laptop and charger. Let us know beforehand if you don't have access to these materials.
No! Our mission aims to encourage all girls to code, regardless of experience. If you don't know coding, then this will be a very informative experience!