A High School Civic Hackathon in New York!

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!

Founded 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! 

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: Integrating Technology
with Environmental Conservation (ThinkOcean Global and Sustainable United Neighborhoods)

5:30 PM - Sustainability Kahoot Activity

Sponsors and Partners:

 

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Eligibility

1. You must be a high school student at the time of the event to participate.

2. You must create a project relating to the themes of environmental conservation, education/awareness, or sustainability.

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