Elevate Hacks is an international virtual hackathon for female-identifying and non-binary high school students coming from August 13th to 15th by Elevate Tech. We welcome students all with a variety of different skills and backgrounds from all over the world to come together and attend engaging workshops, learn new technical skills, and create impactful projects. 

Visit our website for more information and the schedule! https://elevatetech.codes/elevatehacks


  • Github code repo
  • Video pitch (under 3 minutes)
  • Attend at least 2 workshops/events to be eligible for prizes 

Hackathon Sponsors


$8,700 in prizes

Best overall hack

Apple Airpods

Second best hack

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet

Best social impact hack

Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera with film

Most innovative hack

Amazon echo dot (4th generation) with lightbulb

Black Remote She prize (2)

• iPads
• Continued internship at Black Remote She
• Professional mentoring & resumé building

Third best hack

Hydro flasks

Best mobile app

ImagiCharm, a smart accessory that you can program to look different every day by using the imagiLabs app

Best Web App with Qoom

1-year Pro Plan with a free domain name
Opportunity to be invited to Qoom Creator Group, 12-week apprenticeship program
Selected projects will be featured on the Qoom website.

Best Design

Figma Swag bag

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Uditi Sharma

Uditi Sharma

Carine Chang

Carine Chang

Mariah Ann Villalon

Mariah Ann Villalon

Sakshi Bhandarkar

Geetanjali Purohit

Geetanjali Purohit

Isabel Abonitalla

Isabel Abonitalla

Smaranjit Ghose

Smaranjit Ghose

Jasmine T. Jacobs

Yash Patel

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Did this hack do something new or take a new approach to an existing solution? How original is the concept and execution of the hack?
  • Practicality
    How practical is the hack? Does it solve a real-world problem?
  • Design
    How user friendly, intuitive and accessible is your hack?
  • Complexity
    How technically complex was your hack? Did you face difficulties implementing it
  • Presentation
    How did you present your app? Did you explain the technical complexities while also making it easy to follow?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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