We started this to get more women into tech. Coders, tech strategists, newbies, nerds, and the curious are all welcome! Hundreds of women gather for a day of friendly learning and hacking.
Coverage from previous hackathons:
- Tech Lady Hackathon and DC’s community of women coders, Technical.ly DC
- The Second Tech Lady Hackathon was Tremendous, Shannon Turner, Hear Me Code
- I am woman, hear me code, FCW
- Tech Lady Hackathon: Civic Hacking for Women in Tech, Tech.co
- Tech Lady Hackathon: 'A really open community for women', FCW:
- 18F's Leah Bannon has a message: The tech field is for everyone, NextGov
What to expect at the event
Training: We offer training and mentoring workshops all day. No prior knowledge of code is necessary. Some examples of classes are: Intro to... APIs, Python, GitHub, html/CSS, and data viz.
Hackathon: This is a civic hackathon, and we usually work on projects from Code for DC, but you're welcome to bring anything and pitch it.
New to hackathons? Not sure what to expect, bring, or do? Check out this post: What to expect at a hackathon.