About Elevate Hacks

Elevate Hacks is an international virtual hackathon for female identifying and non-binary students coming from August 13th to 15th by Elevate Tech. We welcome students all with a variety of different skills and backgrounds from all over the world to come together and attend engaging workshops, learn new technical skills, and create impactful projects. Over the course of a weekend, teams will work together to code something awesome, allowing them to network with other like-minded individuals and gain experience in the tech field.


August 13th

Event Time (PST)
Zoom Opening 4:30PM
Opening Ceremony + Theme Declaration 5:00PM - 5:30PM
Team Formation 5:30PM - 6:00PM
Hackathons 101! 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Time (PST)
Creative Coding with Python - ImagiLabs 9:15AM - 10:00AM
Intro to GitHub 10:15AM - 11:15AM
Intro to Web Development (Qoom) 11:30AM - 12:30PM
AI Ethics with Ria Cherevu 12:45PM - 1:45PM
Women in Tech Panel 2:00PM - 3:30PM
College Tech Leaders Panel 3:45PM - 4:45PM
Intro to iOS Development 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Intro to Android Development 6:15PM - 7:15PM
Pitching Basics 7:30PM - 8:00PM
Event Time (PST)
Zoom Reopens 8:00AM
Submissions Due 9:30AM
Submission Validation 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Intro to LinkedIn & Resume Building 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Social Hour & Game Period 10:45AM - 11:45PM
Awards and Closing Ceremony 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Zoom Opening

Zoom Opening

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is an event in which a large group of programmers, innovators and designers come together to work on projects and solve problems using technology!
Do I need any prior experience in coding?
Nope! This is the perfect event for you to get started with CS! ALL levels of previous coding experience are welcome. Our workshops and mentors will teach you everything that you need to know! If Elevate Hacks is your first hackathon, you will be eligible for our Beginner Award!
How many members can there be in a team?
Teams can have upto of 4 individuals πŸ‘©πŸ» πŸ‘©πŸΌ πŸ‘©πŸ½ πŸ‘©πŸΎ to be eligible for prizes!
Is project submission compulsory?
No! If you cannot work on a project, we encourage you to attend workshops and panels. Prizes can be won just by attending workshops!
How much does ElevateHacks cost?
Thanks to our amazing sponsors, ElevateHacks is completely free! We will provide awesome swag, prizes and more!
Who can attend?
We welcome female and non-binary high school and college (undergraduate) students from anywhere in the world to attend.
What do I need to bring?
All you need to attend is a computer, your enthusiasm, and of course some β˜•οΈ!
What if I don’t have a team?
You can find a team through our Devpost, and through the team formation channel on our Discord! We will also host team formation sessions during the event! This is an amazing opportunity to meet other girls interested in tech and build new connections.
How do I apply?
The application process is easy! Click on the "Register to attend" and fill out the form. It should only take 5-10 minutes!
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Best Overall Hack

Apple Airpods

Second Best Hack

Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet

Third Best Hack


Best Social Impact Hack

Fujifilm Insta Mini 11 Instant Camera

Most Innovative Hack

Amazon Echo Dot (4th generation)

Best Web App with Qoom

1-year Pro Plan with a free domain name

Opportunity to be invited to Qoom Creator Group, a 12-week apprenticeship program

Selected projects will be featured on the Qoom website

Best Mobile App

ImagiCharm (Sponsored by ImagiLabs)

Best Design Hack

Figma Swag Bag

Free swag (for all participants)

1 Month Replit Hacker Plan

Free .xyz Domain


Community Partners

Meet the Team

Uditi Sharma

Lead and Sponsorships Director

Natalyah Cadiche

Director of Operations

Lily Meng

Director of Technology

Aanvi Koolwal

Director of Outreach and Marketing

Sine Watana

Director of Graphic Design

Ananya Thakur

Ambassador Program Lead

Chu Yi Lei

Graphic Designer

Claudia Valeria Pillot Melendez

Operations Officer

Vivian Zhao

Web Developer

Amina Tajammal

Content Writer

Emma Pardue

Outreach Officer

Alejandra Arias

Social Media Officer

Birate Sonia

Content Creator