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Garage48 Lviv 2018 Empowering Women Hackathon

Took place
16 — 18 March
Time
19:00 — 21:00
Place
Lviv, 32 Storozhenka St., N-iX
Price
300 UAH
Attendees

A new era is upon us! The winds of change are altering restrictive barriers and stereotypes for women and ultimately reshaping the face of business and technology as we know it.

We at Garage48 have always been strong supporters of this trend and have witnessed and followed quite a few new female leaders being born out of our hackathons. We would like to see it even more often and that’s why we called together this hackathon on empowering women!

On March 16 — 18, 2018 Garage48 is returning to Lviv to encourage more women to take the entrepreneurial path.

Did you know these facts about female entrepreneurs?

— Women own just a mere 5 % of all the startups
— Only 7 % of partners at top 100 venture capital firms are women
— After peaking in 1991 at 36 %, the rate of women in computing roles has been in steady decline, with a current 25%
— Women hold only 11 % of executive positions at Silicon Valley companies
— Women receive lower salary offers than men for the same job at the same company 63 % of the time
— Women earn only 28 % of all the computer science degrees. At the same time, in different polls and questionnaires taken, more than 50% of young girls have expressed their interest in continuing their studies on STEM fields and computer science

Looking at the above statistics, it’s obvious that these girls are determined :)

Join Garage48 Lviv Empowering Women Hackathon to empower women participating more actively in very men ruled world! Men are still welcomed to join, but we would like to see at least 50% of the participants to be strong and entrepreneurial women!

Prepare for 48 hours full of fun, coding, building, designing, selling and thinking BIG! If you’re ready to think outside of the box, meet like-minded people and build something crazy and innovative, this event is for you!

We expect people of all skill sets: engineers, developers, designers, marketers, visionaries — to come together and work on their ideas with a target to have fun while doing it!

Everybody will get a chance to present their idea on Friday in a 90-sec pitch. Teams are formed on the spot around the best ideas. 48 hours that follow will be filled with vibrant community energy, brainstorming and hard work, all in order to turn the initial idea into a working prototype. All the teams will be supported by top-notch local and international experts. All the finished prototypes will be presented at the Sunday finale and the best teams will receive rewarding prizes that will support them in developing their ideas even further!

The event is organized by Garage48 & N-iX in partnership with the financial support of Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Fund for Development and Humanitarian Aid.

Event website and more details

Registration and ticket sales

Ticket price for all 3 days of the event is just 300 UAH and includes meals at the venue.

Have questions? Contact us at info@garage48.org

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