Discovering tech-driven solutions to support girls and women around the world.

CHALLENGES:

#CHIMEHACK teams will organize around each of the below challenges. Within each challenge category, a $10,000 sponsored prize will be awarded to the winning solution. Winning solutions will be selected by a panel of judges, which will be announced prior-to the hackathon. 
 

CHIME FOR CHANGE 

  • Challenge: Create a mobile application to convene, unite and strengthen the voices speaking out on behalf of girls and women around the world More info...
  • Sponsor: Gucci
  • Learn more about CHIME FOR CHANGE: www.chimeforchange.org

UN Women 

  • Challenge: Configurable platform for women and girls to assess and enhance their career skills about a specific area such as programming, finance etc. More info...
  • Sponsor: Chegg
  • Learn more about UN Women: www.unwomen.org

UNICEF

  • Challenge: Mobile app for young kids and their parents that allows for digital payments and gamified engagement as they Trick or Treat for UNICEF More info...
  • Sponsor: Jawbone
  • Learn more about UNICEF: www.unicef.org

Vital Voices

  • Challenge: An application that tracks the impact of individual women leaders that can be shared with a larger global network and inspire the world around them More info...
  • Sponsor: Hearst Magazines
  • Learn more about Vital Voices: www.vitalvoices.org

Riders for Health 

  • Challenge: Mapping application for last mile health delivery for remote “off the beaten path” villages to record and share accurate directions More info...
  • Sponsor: The Skoll Foundation 
  • Learn more about Riders for Health: www.riders.org/

View full rules

Eligibility

Teams must be a maximum of 5 team members.

Teams must be present to pitch to our judges and receive their prize at the awards ceremony.

Requirements

We're looking specifically for mobile applications to meet the needs of our NGO partners.

Judges

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Megan Quinn
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Michele Titolo
Tech Lead, Women Who Code

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Debbie Sterling
CEO, GoldieBlox

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Alexia Tsotsis
Co-Editor, TechCrunch

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Susan Wojcicki
SVP, Ads and Commerce, Google

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Andrew (Boz) Bosworth
VP, Ads Facebook

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Andy Chen
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Ohad Eder-Pressman
Head of Mobile, Chegg

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Sara Haider
Staff Software Engineer, Twitter

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Renee Kaplan
Chief Strategy Officer, Skoll Foundation

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Aza Raskin
VP, Jawbone

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Traina Trevor
Tech Entrepreneur & Investor, IfOnly/Traina Interactive

Judging Criteria

  • Design
  • Fulfills the challenge
  • Potential for impact

How to enter

Simply create a team profile on ChallengePost for your team to be eligible for judging.