SF Biz Times – Twitter Hosts Female-Driven Hackathon

on 12 | 06 | 2013

(San Francisco Business Times) – Twitter Hosts Female-Driven Hackathon

Reminding the world that there are female coders, a group of tech-savvy women are taking on the hackathon today with a competition to develop mobile apps that will help solve pressing issues affecting women and girls around the world.

Organized by the nonprofit Women Who Code, Gucci’s Chime for Change campaign and Twitter, the hackathon will award a total of $50,000 in cash to the female teams that build the best app to support a number of international NGOs.

The event is a first for Women Who Code, a San Francisco-based nonprofit with just under 6,000 members that aims to promote more women in tech and provides career services to advance women already working in tech-related fields.

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