Hack for an Impact!

h2hacks Save the World is a civic hackathon on September 14, 2019, that mobilizes high school students across the east coast to use technology to solve real-world problems pertaining to environmental conservation, education/awareness, and sustainability!

Organized by Ryan Lee, we hope to empower students and start them on a pathway to creating a social impact! Create innovative projects, learn at workshops, and make a difference! 

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Media:

Event Spotlight (Medium)

World Journal

The Island Now

Young Scientists Journal

Shore Buddies

Earth Hacks

Workshops & Activities:

11:00 AM - Predicting Sea Levels with Machine Learning (Facebook Developer Circle)

12:30 PM - Building Data-Driven Web Apps without Code (Bubble)

2:00 PM - Accelerating your Tech Career (Make School)

4:00 PM - Panel: Renewable Energy and Emerging Technologies (Jay Solly and Ben May) 

5:30 PM - Sustainability Kahoot Activity

Partners and Sponsors:

 

Sponsors and partners that will table at the event are Make School, Bluestamp Engineering, Crimson Education, Facebook Developer Circle, and ThinkOcean Global.

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Eligibility

1. You must be 18 or younger at the time of the event to participate. If you are older and would like to mentor, you can contact us at team@h2hacks.com!

2. You must create a project relating to the themes of environmental conservation, education/awareness, or sustainability. Prizes will be awarded based on the category you enter your project in.

Judges

Ben May

Ben May
Founder and President - ThinkOcean Society

Precious Listana

Precious Listana
Executive Assistant/Special Projects - Make School

Jessie Contour

Jessie Contour
NYC Director - BlueStamp Engineering

Omar Duran

Omar Duran
Founder - Life3

Olya Kushnir

Olya Kushnir
Project Manager - Rialto Markets

Jay Solly

Jay Solly
Co-Founder - Sustainable United Neigborhoods

Eternal Love

Eternal Love
Music Producer & Founder - Pure Heat Entertainment

Millie Verastegui Hester

Millie Verastegui Hester
Founder & Creative Director - Mooneye

Yemi Amu

Yemi Amu
Co-Founder - Oko Farms

Joe Zamarelli

Joe Zamarelli
Academic Advisor - Crimson Education

Olalékan Abou Bakar

Olalékan Abou Bakar
Principal Data Scientist & NY Facebook Developer Circle Lead

R. Miles McCain

R. Miles McCain
Developer - Politiwatch

Alex Bolanos

Alex Bolanos
Growth - Bubble

Austin Feight

Austin Feight
Engineering Manager, iOS - JOOR

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Social Impact
  • Technical Difficulty
  • Polish

theme

  • Social Good