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Join the GHCI 20 Codeathon!

Are you a woman student in Tier 2 or Tier 3 city of India? Are you excited about coding? Are you passionate about using technology to develop solutions to real-world problems? This is your chance to learn, collaborate and get mentored by industry experts.

Grace Hopper Celebration India  – Asia’s largest technical conference for women – enters its 11th year (GHCI 20) of inspiring, guiding, and connecting women in technology. GHCI 20 will be our first ever virtual conference. As part of GHCI 20, India will be holding a Codeathon for women students from engineering colleges in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities of India.  Students will be given training, exposure and support via webinars to guide them in devising and building their own solution.

This year’s Codeathon will be conducted online. We want the future female innovators and engineers to ideate and build inventive yet practical technological solutions for the problems that the entire nation is facing during the COVID-19 crisis.😷 India conceptualized and conducted the first Artificial Intelligence based Codeathon in 2019 with an objective to create the next generation of women technologists. Students who participated in the Codeathon cut across geographical locations in India and won prizes for developing and showcasing innovative solutions.

The problem statement for this Codeathon is to design and develop solutions for post Covid-19 world. Some of the topics that students can choose from are:

a) Innovative Solutions in the domain of education

  • Education in times of Social Distancing
  • Improve Collaboration/Video Conferencing solutions to facilitate better distance learning
  • Solutions to address problems of regional areas in local languages and context
  • Current students and recent graduates looking for jobs

b) Innovative Solutions for people with disabilities.

c) Innovative Solutions for public health and safety.

However, this is not an exhaustive list. You are free to choose a topic of your choice that pertains to the theme of providing solutions for the problems caused by COVID-19. You also have the flexibility to choose a technology or a combination of technologies to present your solutions.

Join the GHCI 20 Codeathon! Don’t miss this chance to add a feather to your cap and create real-world impact!

“We’re at unique point in history where the things that we are building are going to significantly impact our social, political, economical, and personal lives.” – Anita Borg