what is SheHacks?
SheHacks is the in Southwest Ontario, hosted by the Women in Technology Society at Western University. Our focus is the technology industry regardless of: gender identity, background, major, or experience.
SheHacks makes technology accessible for all, attracting hundreds of diverse attendees and corporate leaders at the forefront of progress. More than just technical skills, our teams leave with genuine industry connections, a fortified sense of community, and inspiration to lead.
“What is a hackathon?”
A Hackathon is a coding and design marathon with a clear goal: ideate and bring to life a solution. Teams consist of 2-4 members, and have 12 hours of build time to respond to the challenge. Hackers rapidly gain exposure to ideas, skills, and possibilities.
"SheHacks was a great opportunity to participate in . Since I had , I was to join a Hackathon…. After SheHacks, I felt more and since have been taking courses and workshops to improve my coding skills!"
"SheHacks was an . I've always been a fan of hackathons but this is and I absolutely loved working with girls of . SheHacks provides an to practice our ideas, , and make friends. Walking away from the event with definitely helped with my confidence and desire to participate in more hackathons in the future."
"SheHacks was such an incredible, experience! It was so inspiring to be surrounded by . What really stood out to me was how inclusive the event was – every member of my team came from a . Over the course of the day, I attended workshops, learned new coding skills, and met a bunch of amazing people I now call my friends."