Building a better world,
By her for everyone.
TOP TWO WINNING TEAMS
23 OCT - 25 OCT
Built By Her is a 48-hour long online hackathon that focuses on empowering young women between the ages of 18 and 35 in building solutions for 12 developmental challenges that fall under the Asia Foundation’s key themes.
The two winning teams will
This amount will be divided between 2 teams
23 - 25 October
48 Hour Virtual Hackthon
Discord and Zoom support
LIVE ON FACEBOOK
Mitigating School Dropouts by Utilizing Technology and the Internet
Digitally Tackling the Mental Health Crisis
A. Increasing Female Economic Participation through Innovation
B. Digitizing Tourism and Culture
Expand Economic Opportunities
A. Innovating Access to Quality Healthcare
B. Technology Enabling Access to Education
Technology and Development
Books for Asia (Education for All)
A. Filling in the Education Gap through Digital Learning
Changing Attitudes Towards the Pandemic through Education and Technology
A. Improving Institutional Performance in Tackling COVID19 through Data
The Internet as a Tool for Civil Society and Government Partnerships in Relief Efforts
Increase Environmental Resilience
Promoting Sustainable Food Production and Sourcing through Data
Technology for Improving Disaster Management and Planning
Participants must be females between the ages of 18 and 35.
Participants will be competing in teams of at least 2 members each.
In case of teams made up of 5 or more members, 1 member may be male. The team lead however must remain a female.
Each team must select one Challenge from the list of 12 Challenge Sets.
Teams must base their solution on the respective solution they have chosen.
The solution can be web based, mobile app based, desktop based or hardware based (IoT).
Teams will be assigned tasks during the duration of the competition that they must complete in the given time frame.
Teams will be subject to a code-review following the event.
Frequently asked questions
I have signed up, when can I expect to hear back?
We'll be reaching out to accepted applicants with participation details a week before the Hackathon.
I am not a coder/programmer. Can I still take part?
My teammates aren't from the same city, will that be an issue?
Not at all. This is an online hackathon and as long as you can coordinate with your team you are good to go.
Do we have to stay online for the entirety of the 48 hours?
As a part of the Hackathon you will be assigned tasks and will have your progress monitored. We want you to be able to communicate with us whenever needed.