Earlham College's inaugural hackathon. Work on innovative projects to solve different issues in Social Justice or Global Health
Squirrel Hacks 2018 is a hackathon that Earlham Hackers club is organizing for March 3rd and 4th. The hackathon will be hosted on the Earlham College campus. We hope to bring creative minds from colleges of the Richmond area and beyond.
Squirrel Hacks is a hackathon with and Earlham spin on it, meaning:
- It is highly collaborative, bringing people from different areas of expertise together to solve a problem of common interest.
- We will provide a relaxed and welcoming environment by offering stress-relieving activities and no-tech sleeping areas.
- It is multi-themed, with some being social justice, global/public health, innovation, and more!
$400 in prizes
Best Social Justice Hack
The team with the best Social Justice project will win up to four Raspberry Pie 3 Complete Starter Kit
Best Public Health Hack
The team with the best Public Health-related hack will win up to four 500mAh solar charger power banks
Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Teams can have at most 4 people.
Projects must be submitted before 11:00 AM on Sunday (March 4th) to be eligible for judging and awards.
How to enter
Register at https://sestissi16.github.io/ec-hackers-website/
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