The Raccoons / 48h virtual hackathon

20/04/08

Hack, create and learn coding skills in a 48-hour virtual hackathon!
NO PREVIOUS CODING SKILLS NECESSARY

With the sudden changes our world is facing, now it is more important than ever to facilitate a general knowledge of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills, as those are increasingly important to almost all fields.

The Raccoons is a platform that provides a 48-hour online hackathon and virtual workshops empowering students who are eager to learn. The community provides an environment where to explore, build, and create. More than 300 students will gather to learn more about technology and explore the realms of science and creativity.

Join the online workshops right now on our public Slack channel: bit.ly/raccoonsslack
Hackathon registration opens on April 20: www.theraccoons.org

🚀What to expect?

💻 The Raccoons is bringing hands-on content via free intro-courses explaining the basics of computer science/digital literacy principles to the online community of young professionals.
⚙️Online Hackathon is the final stage of the eight-week program. All the participants will build a creative digital project in teams showing off the skills gathered over the course. The tinkering and hacking will all happen online.

🤟Who can apply?
The event is aimed at students aged 18-25 with any level of experience from any country regardless of skills and background.

👀Good to know!
The first Raccoons hackathon will be held online on May 8-10.
The working language of the hackathon will be English. Hackathon is free of charge.