A unique event offering a safe and inviting environment for women to experiment with technology at any experience level.

Spectra is an all women and non-binary hackathon in the Bay Area!

This is a unique event bringing together college students and professionals from all around the world. Spectra offers participants a safe and empowering environment for women to experiment with technology at any experience level.

Every person should have the opportunity to have an impact in computer science and strengthen their technical abilities. 
 

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Eligibility

Participants:

  • Anyone who identifies as female or non-binary and is at least 18 years old can register to hack! 
  • Teams between 1 to 4 people are allowed.

Requirements

Please have ONE teammate sign up your team to enter for prizes! 

You must be present during the hackathon and the end to receive your prize!

  • Have 1 person in your team enter your project into Dev Post
  • Create a DevPost profile for your project and submit on July 20th at 7PM.
  • Be sure to "opt-in" for the prizes your project qualifies for so judges can find you during the expo
  • Include screenshots of your project.

Judges

Selynna Sun

Selynna Sun

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Bex Warner

Vivian Phung

Vivian Phung

Grace Hu

Grace Hu

Maggie White

Maggie White

Shivani Gupta

Shivani Gupta

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    What kind of logic was implemented? What kind of technologies did you work with?
  • Originality
    Is this project new and exciting? Is it innovatively solving a problem and making others say “WOW!”?
  • Impact
    Is this hack dependable? How impactful is this project to its target audience?
  • Polish
    How complete is your hack? Are you just getting started or are you almost there? We’d love to see you at the finish line!