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August 10-11, 2019 @GitHub HQ SF

VIOLET HACKS 2019 INFO

LOCATION: GitHub (San Francisco)

DATE: Saturday, August 10th at 10AM to August 11th at 4pm

Violet Hacks is a 2-day event for female & non-binary people who are in the first 10 years of their tech career. People from engineering, product, design, marketing, sales, and more will come together to come up with a product idea, build a prototype, and pitch to tech leaders for a chance to win awesome prizes!

WHAT TO EXPECT
👩‍💻 Jumpstart the weekend with an inspiring keynote from a female founder
💡 Work in a cross-disciplinary team to bring a unique idea to life
🥑 Keep going all weekend with healthy catered meals & delicious snacks
👩🏾‍💻 Network with our partner companies looking to hire passionate and driven people like you
🎨 Participate in educational workshops, illuminating talks, and fun activities
🏆 Demo your creations to judges for a chance to win awesome prizes

ITINERARY

08/10

10AM-10:30AM Registration (+breakfast)

10:30AM-11AM Opening Ceremony & Keynote (+breakfast)

11AM-11:30AM Team Formation Activity

11:30AM-12PM Improv Workshop

11:30AM-12:30PM Intro to Web Dev

12:30PM-1:30PM UX Design Workshop

1:30PM-2:30PM Product Management Workshop (+lunch)

2:30PM-3:30PM Tech Executive Panel

3:30PM-4:30PM Sponsor Spotlight

4:30PM-5:30PM Design Thinking Workshop

5:30PM-6:30PM Startup Founder Panel

6:30-7:30PM #IAmRemarkable Activity (+dinner)

7:30PM-8:30PM Intro to Blockchain Workshop

8:30PM-10PM PPT Karaoke & Board Games

08/11

10AM-11AM Breakfast

11AM-12PM Pitch Practice

12:30PM Submissions Due

1PM-1:45PMScience Fair Style Demos (+lunch)

2:00PM Top 10 Teams Announced (+lunch)

2:15PM-3PM On-Stage Demos by Top 10 Teams

3PM-3:30PM​ Attendee Break & Judge Deliberation

3:30PM-4PM Closing Ceremony & Keynote

SPONSORS & SPEAKERS!

PANELISTS

WORKSHOP LEADERS

JUDGES

Senior Director of Product Management at Care.com

Senior Product Manager at One Medical

Senior Director of Product Management at Docker, Inc

UX Designer for Data & AI at IBM

Product Manager at Zeus

Principal Product Designer at Nyansa

Co-Founder/CMO at Hiii

Founder & CEO at VeriSIM Life

CEO & Founder at Empowerly

Head of Strategy at Uber

Growth at Atrium

CEO & Founder at Nommery

Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research

Founder at Monett

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Co-Founder at Modern Health

OPENING KEYNOTE

Founder at Mirra

Founder & CEO at Elsi Beauty

Founder at a Stealth Startup

Co-Founder at Vibely

Vice President of Customer Success at Jumio

Entrepreneur In Residence at Brown University

Head of Operations at Forethought

Product Manager at Splunk

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

IS THE EVENT FREE?

No; your ticket includes connections to dozens of companies, 10+ founders and investors, 5 meals plus snacks, 4-6 workshops, and potential for prizes worth hundreds of dollars!

WHEN IS IT? CAN I STAY OVERNIGHT?

You cannot stay overnight at GitHub; the event is Saturday, August 10th at 10am-10pm and Sunday, August 11 10am-4pm. Between 10pm Saturday and 10am Sunday, please arrange your own stay outside of the office.

CAN I COME IF I'M IN HIGH SCHOOL?

This is an 18+ event, no minors will be allowed, sorry!

DO YOU OFFER TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT?

No travel reimbursement is available for this event.

WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF PARTICIPATION?

Terms of Participation can be seen here. In non-legalese, it means everything that you make at this event is your property to keep working on after the event, but we are allowed to share materials you create over the weekend for promotional purposes.