MediaShift’s “Hack the Gender Gap: Women’s Makeathon”

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What: MediaShift’s “Hack the Gender Gap: Women’s Makeathon”
When: April 1-3
Where: West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media

MediaShift’s “Hack the Gender Gap: Women’s Makeathon” is a weekend is designed to help female students develop tech and entrepreneurial skills critical to the journalism jobs of the future and gain hands-on experience with the Internet of Things — smart-objects to beacons, sensors and augmented reality.

The weekend will include focused talks and training as well as teamwork in building solutions. Teams will have a mix of students with strengths in tech, editorial, design and business. The climax of the weekend will be pitches to the judges and a winning team! Faculty and professionals from around the country will serve as team facilitators and mentors. No coding experience required!

You can learn more about the Makeathon here.
You can register here.