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CoolTechGirls February Event: Path to Your First Hackathon!

CoolTechGirls has partnered with Ohio State University to offer you this exciting program.


Event Overview:

Venue: Ohio State University Campus, Dreese Labs, Room 280, 2015 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

Date: Saturday, February 10th

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 am

Target Audience: High School Girls only

In Spring of 2018, OSU branch of Association of Computing Machinery – Women’s Chapter (ACM-W) will be collaborating with CoolTechGirls to put on a three-month long series of workshops prepping high school girls for a high school hackathon in late spring.


Session 1 - A Guide to Getting Started on Your First Project


Overview of hackathons, overview of source code control options, introduction to IDE

The program will primarily focus on:


Creating a community of high school girls in computer science to develop their passion in CS


Prepare girls towards the goal of participating in High School I/O and build up their skills/ability as well as confidence level to create an awesome project


Establish mentorship and connection between high school and college girls


Allow girls to learn skills needed to apply concepts learned in CS courses and work on projects in their free time

This event is free of charge but seating will be limited. Please CLICK HERE to register for the event.