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Hackathon by the Sea: Girls' Edition

Memo to:  IT Guild
Date: April 17, 2018
RE: VC  Innovates Student Hachathons
From: Rodrigo Cardenas

I.  Inaugural Hackathon by the Sea Devpost submissions

Some of the amazing student projects were submitted during the Inaugural Hackathon by the Sea in December.  You can view some of the innovative programming that was submitted into GitHub here: GitHub brings together the world's largest community of developers to discover, share, and build better software, enjoy.

II  Hackathon by the Sea – Girls’ Edition.

We are recruiting female mentors for our Hackathon by the Sea- Girls Edition. This two-day program was designed to empower upper middle school and high school Ventura County girls to experience the innovation and excitement that occurs when the power of coding is unleashed.

Mentorship is an integral part of any hackathon and literally changes lives. This is where you come in. Mentors work with students to help them create prototypes and turn their vision into reality. A good mentor can vastly improve a hacker's experience and learning, and inspire them to pursue their dreams.

More details:

  • When: This two-day event kicks off on June 22nd from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with an installation and dinner. It resumes on June 23rd at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks are provided.
  • Theme: “Make tomorrow better” Attendees will build projects that make everyday life a bit easier. 
  • Who can attend: This event is open to all female Ventura County students in grades 7–12. All experience levels are welcomed!
  • Prizes: Attendees can expect door prizes, awards, and plenty of swag.
  • How to sign up: Sign up to be a mentor at