Tag Archive: Hack’n Jill

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    by Angie Chang

    Makers, First And Foremost

    At Hack’n Jill, our hackathon attendees are concentrating on building amazing products and services.

    By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill)

    Recently Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave some serious kudos to software engineer Nora Mullaney on Quora for Mullaney’s response to the question, “What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to make a tech career for themselves?”

    The total response thread is delightfully lengthy

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    by Angie Chang

    Get Thee To A Hackathon!

    A high-pressure cooker for startup ideas, many women have attended – and won – hackathons.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    When I visit New York next weekend, I will be attending the Hack’n Jill hackathon where there is one woman for every man. And while I am a web designer/developer, non-technical entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend hackathons such as Startup Weekends and AT&T Hackathons. In San Francisco alone, there are two hackathons this coming weekend – a solar hackathon and a RadiumOne hackathon.

    There is no better or faster way to move forward on a website or mobile app idea than to go to a hackathon. Hackathons are usually weekend events where designers, developers, marketers and business people get together with the common goal

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    by Angie Chang

    Hack’n Jill NYC Hackathon Features "One Woman For Every Man"

    “We want to be proactive, rather than reactive, with the current state of homogeneity in the tech space.”

    By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill)

    Gentlemen, the ladies have arrived. And they have come bearing code.

    On June 15, 2012, the tech arena will forever be transformed. Hack’n Jill is to feature the first ever hackathon with a half-and-half split of men and women. One hundred developers and designers will mark a shift in the conversation around gender diversity simply by looking beyond their peer’s surface qualities and focusing on their skills.

    Teams will be the change they wish to see in the world. The format of the hackathon is simple. Friday night we will kick off