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AND HERE WE GO, TIME FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL IDHACK!

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IDHack 2018 is a 24-hour event that requires participants to work specifically towards solving problems that organizations and initiatives face in the international development sector. This event is co-hosted by Harvard College Developers for Development, and Tufts University.

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IDHack 2018 will provide a platform for you to expand your horizons in the intersection between tech and international development. Learn more from organizations and initiatives about what’s happening on the ground, gain new knowledge from our mini-workshops/speaker sessions, hang out with our awesome partners and sponsors, and connect with like-minded peers!

If you identify as an enthusiastic hacker, thinker, problem-solver or designer, then we welcome you to join hundreds of fellow IDHackers! All academic backgrounds and skill-level are encouraged to apply.

Find more information on our website:

idhack2018.com

View full rules

Eligibility

Any Boston based hackers with an interest in working with NGOs, making the world a better place, and winning cool prizes.

Requirements

In order to be eligible for grading please include the following with your submission:

  1. The MIT license
  2. A link to a github repo containing your project

More detailed instructions can be found here.

PLEASE follow these guidelines or you will not be eligible for prizes!

Judges

Laney Strange

Laney Strange
Tufts Professor

Megan Monroe

Megan Monroe
Tufts Professor

Ashirul Amin

Ashirul Amin
Senior Associate at Bankable Frontier Associates

Judging Criteria

  • Satisfies Requirements
    The project completes the request provided by the NGO in a reasonable manner.
  • Technical Competence
    The submission shows technical skill and effort in Computer Science.
  • Design Excellence
    The project is visually appealing, easy to learn, and easy to use.
  • International Development Applicability
    The project is designed in such a way that it can have an impact with the target community.