TechTogether: New York
May 27th - 28th, 2023 @ St. John's University
Join us for a 2-day hackathon serving people of underrepresented genders (like women, trans, and non-binary folks) hosted by community leaders across New York. The event will take place May 27th-28th in the D'Angelo Center at St. John's University hosted in partnership with the Collins College of Professional Studies
Want to be part of the largest gender-inclusive Hackathon community?
Our mission is to open doors for ciswomen, transwomen, transmen, non-binary, agender and every other marginalized gender in the hackathon community. We want to create safe and inclusive spaces for you!
If you'd like to learn more about our TechTogether program and it's impact, visit our website. To join our community, simply come to one of our events!
Venue & Transportation
This event will be in-person in the 4th floor ballroom of D'Angelo Center at St. John's University: 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY 11439.
Enter through Gates 4 or 5 on Union Turnpike & 173rd Street and follow the path on the right, up the stairs to the D'Angelo Center.
Parking is free at Gate 6. Show the gate officer your registration confirmation for TechTogether New York or this email to get in.
St. John’s University is accessible via public transportation. MTA buses stop on Union Turnpike, near Gate 4 and Gate 5. Participants will need to arrange their own transportation to and from the event.
Participants can start arriving at 9:30 am on May 27th and the event will conclude at 3:30 pm on May 28th.
This hackathon takes place over a weekend from Saturday - Sunday. Here's what you can expect from the two days.
Meet our Partners
We're lucky to be supported by some of the world's top developer brands.
Want to join them? Let's talk.
Check out the fun challenges you can solve over the weekend for the chance to win a prize!
Best Use of Microsoft Cloud for Your Community
Bring your idea to life using the Microsoft Cloud - automatically build and deploy a full stack web app from a code repository, create and train a Machine Learning model, develop business applications with little to no code using Power Platform, and more! View our recommended popular solutions in the Education Hub at https://aka.ms/startedu. Build your hackathon project with the Microsoft Cloud that tackles a social impact issue of your choice, and have a chance to win a LinkedIn Premium 12-Month subscription and an XBox Ultimate 3-Month Game Pass.
Microsoft Passport Challenge
Are you ready to travel around the Microsoft universe? Complete the following three (3) activities to receive a TechTogether sticker pack and digital certificate! Submit your entry here once you're done with all the activities: https://hackp.ac/microsoft-challenge-submit
Stop 1: Sign up for Azure for Students! Navigate to the link above and sign up for Azure for Students. Students, get Azure for free courtesy of Microsoft Azure. Full-time college students are eligible for a free Azure account with $100 in credits. Stop 2: Create a GitHub repository! Navigate to GitHub and create a GitHub Repository. Stop 3: Deploy a Service to Azure! Using your Azure for Students subscription, deploy any Azure service. It’s incredibly easy to get started, with Quickstart Templates and user guides on Microsoft Docs. You can deploy any code you have from your Github repo directly into Azure as well.
For step-by-step instructions to complete this challenge, check out the Devpost page
Best Financial Hack with Capital One
Capital One would like to challenge everyone this weekend to create the best financial hack. Each member of the winning team will be awarded $250 Amazon gift cards. While it’s not necessary to use, Capital One also has an awesome API you can utilize for your hack this weekend! http://api.nessieisreal.com/
Check out all the challenges on Devpost!
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the most common questions we hear and their respective answers.
Have a different question? Check out the full FAQ here.