Hackathon

What is a Hackathon?

A Hackathon is a an event in which computer programmers, technologists, tech-enthusiasts and others involved in software and hardware development collaborate intensively on projects to develop something or simply to learn something new.

Growing Intellect For Tomorrow (GIFT) organizes Hackathons to develop and enhance students’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). subjects.

How can I get involved?

It is crucial for a hackathon’s success to rely on dedicated and excited team of volunteers, speakers, and experts. If you have some knowledge to share, some product or project to show, or some expertise to enhance the experience then please reach out to us.

BAYHACK

Bay Area Youth Hackathon (#BAYHack) is an event that GIFT organizes in San Francisco Bay Area every year. In a recent BAYHack event more than 250 participants joined Silicon Valley Founders, CEOs, CTOs, and Tech Professionals.

#BAYHack 2015

Bay Area Youth Hackathon (#BAYHack) is an event that GIFT organizes in San Francisco Bay Area every year. In a recent BAYHack event more than 250 participants joined Silicon Valley Founders, CEOs, CTOs, and Tech Professionals. Following is a subset of content from the Hackathon.

  • Charting a successful path for youth. Parents will get an opportunity to hear a long-term community member who has successfully guided his children through various milestones as they marched from grade school to university and then eventually to a successful career.
  • Introduction to iOS App development. Parents will get an opportunity to hear a long-term community member who has successfully guided his children through various mileston
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Growing Intellect For Tomorrow (GIFT) organizes a unique event…#BAYHack Here are the highlights of the event. The energy, the excitement, the passion was simply AMAZING.

More than 3X the number of attendees (250+) than we planned for, an overwhelmingly positive feedback, and more importantly the engagement throughout the day was priceless.

A group of university students developed a project that ha some serious potential.

Two groups of middle school kids got together and created interesting and useful tools.

Already received requests from Canada, Southern California, Missouri, and Indonesia to hold this project in their cities.

Posted by Growing Intellect For Tomorrow on Wednesday, December 2, 2015