About Elevate Hacks

Elevate Hacks is an international virtual hackathon for female identifying and non-binary students coming from August 20th to 21st 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 20

Event Time (PST)
Opening Ceremony 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Team Matching 10:00AM - 10:15AM
Intro to Web Development 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Intro to App Development 11:45AM - 12:45PM
Intro to Design 1:00PM - 2:00PM
College CS Panel 2:15PM - 3:15PM
Pitching Basics & Submission Requests 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Women in Tech Panel 4:45PM - 5:45PM
Intro to JavaScript 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Time (PST)
Research in High School & College 9:30AM - 10:30AM
AI for Social Good 10:45AM - 11:45AM
How to Build an NPO in High School 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Submissions 3:00PM
Closing Ceremony 5:30PM



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 👩🏻 👩🏼 👩🏽 👩🏾 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 ☕️!
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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First Place

4 x Refurbished iPad Minis

Second Place

4 x Apple Watch Series 3

Third Place

4 x Airpods 2nd Gen

Best Social Good Hack

4 x Kindle Paperwhite

Most Edtech Hack

4 x Drones

Best Pitch Hack

4 x JBL Speakers

Best Beginner Hack

4 x Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen

Best Design Hack

4 x Hydroflasks

Free Swag (For All Participants)



Community Partners


Meet the Team

Uditi Sharma

Lead and Sponsorships Director

Lily Meng

Director of Technology

Aanvi Koolwal

Director of Outreach and Marketing

Mahitha Thippireddy

Director of Sponsorships

Joy Zou

Graphic Designer

Clarice Harijanto

Content Writer