A hackathon is a competitive event where competitors form teams of 1 to 5 individuals and are given a prompt/theme in an opening ceremony. Once given, the teams are required to create a working project using any programming language that addresses and solves the problem in a creative way.
PoweringSTEM is a non-profit striving to advocate for increased youth participation in STEM and combat disparities in technology & healthcare. This year, PoweringSTEM is hosting an all-inclusive virtual hackathon for high school and collegiate coders of all coding backgrounds. PoweringSTEM Hacks is on Wednesday through Saturday December 28-31, 2022 with beginner-focused pre-event workshops on December 28. Through code and community, our core mission is to create an environment for the world’s brightest thinkers to empower and be empowered, building the bridge to a more inclusive future — and we would love for you to be a part of it.