Hackaholics 2016

Hackaholics 2016 was the first ever 12 hour girls’ hackathon in Sri Lanka which was organized by the IEEE Women In Engineering Student Branch Affinity Group of UCSC with the collaboration of IEEE Student Branch of UCSC making another milestone in the history. We aimed to encourage and motivate the female participants of UCSC on programming and improve practical skills and presentation skills as well as improve teamwork with the valued sponsorship of the industry.The event was held in UCSC on 26th of March with the participation around 100+ female students ,staff members and judge panels consisted from alumni and staff.This hackathon created a common platform for female technological community to deliver spirit to begin, something like starting a new career and entrepreneur type skills, improve the women participation in technological sides , train the participants to take a risk and enhance the participants to understand the potentials ofthemselves.

Hackaholics 2016 consisted of pre-event workshop about web and mobile developing ,web or mobile application development stage according to the selected category, product demo presentations which expanded the development skills of female technological community .It was our pleasure to provide the female technological community with the skills ,that they should possess in order to survive in the 21st century. Plaques and Rs.10,000 for 1st place,Rs.5000 and plaques for 2nd place,Rs.3000 and plaques for 3rd place and certificates for active participation was awarded.

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