International Women’s Day Hackathon 2016

Event Date : 27.03.16

Event Venue : Maditssia Hall Madurai

Event type : Full Day Event

Event Description : The objective of the event is to conduct a regional pitch event for Technovation challenge 2016 participants in this region. The event provides opportunity for all students to pitch their idea.

Event Agenda:

  • 9:30 to 10:00     Registration
  • 10:00 to 10:15    Welcome Note
  • 10:15 to 11:15       Panel Discussion
  • 11:15 to 12:15        Competition
  • 11:30 to 12:30      Chief Guest Speech
  • 12:30 to 1:15         Interactive Games & Quiz
  • 1:15 to 2:00           Lunch
  • 2:00 to 3:15           Design Sprint
  • 3:15 to 3:30           Tea & Networking
  • 3:30 to 5:00         Technovation School Pitch
  • 5:00 to 5:30          Result & prize distribution
  • 5:30 to 5:45          Photos session
  • 5:45 to 6:00         Thanking Note

Event Tag:      #gdgmdu

Event Banner:  Poster

Registration Form URL:

Event Site:

Speaker Details:

  • Mrs: Anantha Soruba Santhi Principal of  Sethurajan Padma Higher Secondary School
  • Ms. D. Thajun Nisha Proprietor of Dream East Company
  • Dr. R . Madhu Meena Owner of Madhu Meena’s Stop and Shop Collections
  • Ms. Sana RJ Suryan FM
  • Mr. Balaji Babu Validation Engineer at UST Global
  • Mr. Senthil Kumar Senior Research Engineer Qualcomm

Few statistics:

# Online Registration 46
# Participants Invited 100
# On Spot Registration 72
# Women Participants 83

Event Report:

  • We invited 70% School Students and 30% Professional developers,
  • We had 70% Women Participation.
  • We were live with Hash tag:  #gdgmdu on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
  • We have shortlisted 19 school teams for International Womens Day Hackathon 2016 participation.
  • We formed Individual Drawing/ Painting Competition for participants on the theme of Women in Technology.
  • The winners and runners of Drawing/ Painting Competition got the swags and goodies
  • We formed 12 groups for design sprint and asked the students and developers to come up with a story board and prototype for Swachh bharat Abiyan, The response was fantastic
  • The event provides opportunity to 17 technovation teams from various schools to pitch their idea.
  • We gave swags and goodies to 17 technovation teams.
  • The winners of the Quiz got the swags and goodies

 Design Sprint:

Drawing Competition Theme – Women in Technology



Edited by  – Andal Mariappan



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