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WhyHacK Hackathon- Women and Business Better Through Technology #Each For Equal on International Women's Day 2020

WhyHacK Hackathon- Women and Business Better Through Technology #Each For Equal on International Women's Day 2020

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Kerala Startup Mission had organized an exclusive 24 hour Hackathon, "WhyHacK ' which thrived to address women-specific problems using technology. The event was held at Integrated Startup Complex, Kalamassery on March 8, 2020.

The problem areas identified were: ‘Menstrual Hygiene and Awareness’, ‘Health Education and Monitoring Women in Workplace & Work Culture Improvement’, ‘Safety and Cyber Risk Awareness’, ‘Mom to Be – Guidance and Monitoring’ and ‘Geriatric Care’

WhyHacK, witnessed participation from various educational institutions across the State, with more than 60% Women innovators. Out of 50+ teams registered,  31 teams were shortlisted (with an average team size of 6) and a total of 150 students attended the Hackathon. These teams were mentored by experts identified by the KSUM's Community Partners ( TinkerHub, Pehia and Girlscript Kochi ).

Winner of the Hackathon: Team Aarogyam.

A brief of their solution and team members attached. 


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