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!
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.io)
2:00 PM - Accelerating your Tech Career (Make School)
4:00 PM - Panel: Renewable Energy and Emerging Technologies (Jay Solly, Founder of Sustainable United Neighborhoods, and Ben May, Founder of ThinkOcean Society)
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, Sustainable United Neighborhoods, and ThinkOcean Global. You can interact with them and receive some limited-availability merchandise during check-in.
$4,000 in prizes
Best Environmental Conservation Hack
Presented to the best team that integrates technology with protecting the environment.
Prizes: 4x Captogloves (Virtual Reality & Smart Gloves), 4x Wolfram Awards & Software Bundles, 4x Shore Buddies Swag Bags (Plush, Pin, Book), and 1x EarthEcho Water Quality Kit.
Best Education/Awareness Hack
Presented to the best team that creates a project to educate or spread awareness of environmental issues.
Prizes - Make School One-on-one Mentorship and 4x Swag Bags, 4x iRobot Create 2 Programmable Robot, 4x Sketch Licenses, 4x Art of Problem Solving $100 Credit, and 4x Premium ThinkBoards.
Best Sustainability Hack
Presented to the best team that creates a project on themes related to sustainability (urban agriculture, clean energy, etc).
Prizes: 2x Pulsefire FPS Pro RGB Gaming Mice, 2x Alloy FPS RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboards, 2x Cloud Stinger Wireless PC Gaming Headsets, and 4x $50 Steam Gift Cards.
Best Beginner Hack
Presented to the best team that is comprised of 50% or more of first-time hackers. Can be entered in addition to an above award.
Prizes: 4x 3Doodler Create Licensed Star Trek 3D Printing Pen Sets, 4x $300 Magoosh Credit, 4x Bubble Production Plans, and 4x LearnToMod License Keys.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
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.
Founder and President - ThinkOcean Society
Executive Assistant/Special Projects - Make School
NYC Director - BlueStamp Engineering
Founder - Life3
Project Manager - Rialto Markets
Co-Founder - Sustainable United Neigborhoods
Music Producer & Founder - Pure Heat Entertainment
Millie Verastegui Hester
Founder & Creative Director - Mooneye
Co-Founder - Oko Farms
Academic Advisor - Crimson Education
Olalékan Abou Bakar
Principal Data Scientist & NY Facebook Developer Circle Lead
R. Miles McCain
Developer - Politiwatch
Growth - Bubble
Engineering Manager, iOS - JOOR
- Social Good