Hackathon 2019

Students spent the weekend of April 5th to 7th working on projects that brought Diversity and Inclusion to the forefront. Implementing what they have learned in the classroom to take on real-world problems and present their working solutions to a panel of judges for prizes.


The hackathon included workshops and panels to help students refine their ideas while growing as programmers and team members.

We had an amazing turnout of 49 attendees with 35% of participants identifying as female.

Categories in which students were competing in were beginner best website, beginner best app, advanced best website, advanced best app, top algorithm.

This year’s winners were:

Beginner App:

Zachary Dougherty, Colette Conway, Mark Chandler, Kassy Pak

Beginner Website:

Isha Singh, My Nguyen, Tawny Andrews, Rhea Arora

Advanced App:

Andrew Egly, Olivia Kumar, Faaz Arshad, Alex Wang

Advanced Website:

Razan Said, Peter Chuong, Tuo Sun, Andrew Nguyen

Top Algorithm:

Ziling Wang, Xuanwei Wang, Hao Shen, Edmund Wong, Simon (Mingxin) Lu

 

Huge thanks to our student organizations that made the Hackathon possible

Thank you all for your amazing support in sending students. Special shout out to Dave Wolber, Matthew Malensek, and Alark Joshi for their support! E-boards of WiT, Diversineers, ACM student chapter and DSA who all made this happen!