Our aim is to create a women-centered tech development environment for Boston area students.

The SharkHack team together with Simmons University is hosting SharkHack 2020! Develop innovative applications and programs with your fellow hackers. This event welcomes both beginner and advanced hackers.

Full event details here.

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Prizes

$1,200 in prizes

Best Educational Hack

$50 Barnes and Noble card for each winning member

Best Social Good Hack

$50 Klean Kanteen e-gift card for each team member

Best Storytelling Hack

$50 Steam e-gift card for each winning member

Best UI/UX Hack

$50 Etsy e-gift card for each winning member

Best Use of COVID-19 Data sponsored by BroadStreet

$50 Target or Amazon e-gift card for each winning member

Best Failed Hack

Each winning team member receives a 6 month e-gift card for Netflix.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Anyone currently enrolled in a university/college program with a valid .edu email address

~ teams should be no more than 4 people

 

Requirements

Make sure to sign up on our website.

Judges

Denise Carroll

Denise Carroll

Marie desJardins

Marie desJardins

Bill Ladd

Bill Ladd

Tracy Flood

Tracy Flood

Rebecca Moreau

Rebecca Moreau

Kuro

Kuro

Shea Belsky

Shea Belsky

Shayla Fitzpatrick

Shayla Fitzpatrick

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Was the project like nothing you have seen before? Did it use a particularly clever technique? Did it use many different components in a unique way?
  • Design
    How good is the user experience? How good does it look?
  • Passion
    You should be excited about your project so that we can be excited as well!
  • Quality of Implementation
    Ability for the team to reach a conclusion about the viability of the project.