This hackathon is an inclusive event aimed at empowering women in the field of technology to create innovative solutions that address safety and security challenges faced by women. The hackathon will provide a platform for participants to collaborate, learn, and develop practical solutions that enhance the safety and security of women in various aspects of their lives.
About this event
Security is a crucial factor that significantly impacts women in both the digital and physical spaces.
Have you ever considered the potential of leveraging 2G technology (USSD, SMS, Voice, Airtime) to enhance the protection of women? How do you envision improving your security across various aspects of your life?
This is a dynamic event designed to harness the power of technology and creativity to tackle pressing issues related to women's safety and security. Let us join together as women from diverse backgrounds in the tech industry, such as developers, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate, share ideas, and work in teams to develop innovative solutions that address the specific challenges faced by women in terms of safety and security.
Using APIs, participants will be able to brainstorm solutions tailored for them, and use the industry best practices to bring scalable and applicable solution to life.
Throughout the hackathon, participants will have access to experts who will provide guidance and support as they develop their solutions. The hackathon will conclude in a pitching session where participants will present their solutions to everyone, who will evaluate and provide feedback on the projects.
The winning solution will receive cash prizes as follows:
Winner - $100
1st Runners Up - $50
2nd Runners Up - $25
NB: More exclusive prizes and giveaways to attendees.
Gain market ready Skills
Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)
Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.
Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.
We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.
Everyone is welcome!
We provide transport to our office from Jeevanjee Garden and back to town.
Note that Jeevanjee Garden Departure time is at 8:00 AM (kindly keep time).