This years’ #GirlCodeHack promises to be the biggest yet, with a total of R300,000 in prizes to be won, meaning all participants stand a real chance to win something over the course of the weekend. This years’ grand prize will be a trip for the winning team to an International women in tech conference, courtesy of Standard Bank.
Taking place over two days from 5-6 August, the 2017 Hackathon has received exceptional support from corporate sponsors, most notably Standard Bank who are the headline sponsor.
“Over the years, we’ve seen some exceptional product ideas pitched at the GirlCode Hackathon and so, in partnership with Standard Bank, we want to provide the winning team with outstanding opportunity to learn, grow their idea, and come back to South Africa with some inspired stories of women in tech to share with their peers.”
Part of the slow uptake of girls in tech is the low number of women role models. We want to expose our girls to the vast and valuable network of international women role models in tech, explains Keebine.
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