Join us for a weekend dedicated to filling the gender gap, exploring technology, and building the next big thing! Our mission is to support and nurture women* in tech by hosting Rutgers' premiere hackathon addressing issues of the gender gap in technology. Expect a weekend full of workshops, mentorship, tech talks, social activities, and more! No experience is necessary, you just need passion.
In its ninth iteration, over 500 students will come together for 24 hours to create with code and turn their ideas into reality. HackHERS is organized by Rutgers Women in Computer Science.
What to Submit
Please provide a video demo of your project as well as a GitHub link.
$2,876 in prizes
Best Overall Hack
Samsung Computer Monitor / Galaxy Tab A8
Major League Hacking Fellowship Fast-track Interview
Best Environment Hack
Nintendo Switch Lite
Best First Time Hack
Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
Best UI/UX Hack
Graphics Drawing Tablet
Best Failed Attempt Hack
Amazon Echo Dot
Best Social Good Hack
Fitbit Inspire 3
Best Al Hack
Chromecast with Google TV
Best Financial Literacy Hack - Vanguard Challenge
Interview with Vanguard
Most Creative Use of Twilio
Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using a web service API. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe you'd like to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any Twilio API for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box & GameGo Console! Get started with $50 in free credit.
Best Domain Name from Domain.com
Register a .Tech domain name using Domain.com during the weekend for your chance to win a Domain.com branded backpack for you and each member of your team! Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. The more creative the domain the better!
Best Accessibility Hack Sponsored by Fidelity
Fidelity Branded Wireless Charger
At Fidelity, accessibility is viewed as a major key to the success of their business, which is why they are challenging you to come up with innovative ways to make tech more accessible! We want you to use your hacking skills to find and build solutions that put opportunities and resources within reach to all communities. The team with the best accessibility hack will win a Fidelity branded wireless charger for each team member!
1st Place: $50 Shoprite Gift Card and Air Fryer Per Person
2nd Place: 8 cup French Press Per Person
Best Payment Hack - Fiserv Challenge
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Rutgers Grad Student
Hayet Bensetti Benbader
Director of CS LLC
CS Grad Mentor