PixelHacks

The Bay Area's First All-Female Hackathon

PixelHacks

The Bay Area's First All-Female Hackathon

Statistics

100% Female

Our mission at PixelHacks is to promote diversity in technology and encourage high school women to see the fun behind computing & technology.

100% Female

Our mission at PixelHacks is to promote diversity in technology and encourage high school women to see the fun behind computing & technology.

24 Hours

24-hours of hacking, overnight.

24 Hours

24-hours of hacking, overnight.

$19,572 in prizes

Prizes include scholarships, 3D pens, gift cards, free company licenses, and a variety of other cool stuff!

$19,572 in prizes

Prizes include scholarships, 3D pens, gift cards, free company licenses, and a variety of other cool stuff!

About

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an event that gathers programmers with different abilities to "hack" and create a  project in a limited amount of time. 

What is PixelHacks?

PixelHacks is the Bay Area's first all-female high school hackathon! It is a 24-hour, overnight hackathon as attendees work to build a software project that addresses a real-world problem. Our mission is to encourage women to pursue computing and technology and promote diversity in this ever-growing field.

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is PixelHacks?

PixelHacks was held on 1/28-29, 2017 at 3350 Thomas Rd, Santa Clara 95054. The date and location for PixelHacks 2018 will be announced soon.

How much will PixelHacks cost me?

This event, including all food, swag, and prizes, is completely free!  

Who can attend?

Any female high school student may apply and attend.

How do I form a team?

You don't need to have a team formed beforehand - you can form teams during the hackathon. Each team can have 1 to 4 individuals.

Do I need any programming experience?

It will definitely be helpful to know the fundamentals, but there are no specific skills required. There will also be workshops where you can improve your skills, mentors throughout the hackathon to help you personally, and you can also learn from other students!

What should I bring?

  • Laptop and chargers 
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries, toothbrush, etc.

Contact Us

For all questions and sponsorship inquiries, please email us at info@pixelhacks.com.

PixelHacks

3350 Thomas Rd, Santa Clara, California 95054, United States