To celebrate International Women's Day, Teens in AI in partnership with Microsoft is running a Hackathon to inspire girls aged 12-18 into Artificial Intelligence. We are on a mission to encourage young women to pursue computing & technology, & to promote diversity in this ever-growing field.
What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is an event that gathers people with a diverse set of skills(programming, design, entrepreneurs) to solve a real problem within a limited amount of time. Our teen hacks run on weekends, 9-5 pm.
CALLING ALL GIRLS AGED 12-18!
JOIN US FOR A 2 DAY EVENT OF FUN AND LEARNING ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
SOLVE A REAL PROBLEM AND CHANGE THE WORLD.
YES, IT TAKES ONLY 2 DAYS TO CHANGE THE WORLD FOR GOOD.
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
We use Artificial Intelligence all day, every day. Siri, Alexa, & Cortana are obvious examples of artificial intelligence, but AI is actually all around us. It can be found in vacuum cleaners, cars, lawnmowers, video games, Hollywood special effects etc...But how does AI really work & WHY should it matter?Join our unique hackathon & develop your own entrepreneurial project surrounded by the best of the Tech sphere!
What is Acorn Aspirations?
Acorn Aspirations is a social impact company, which aims to inspire young people aged 11-18 into the world of technology & entrepreneurship. We are on a mission to bridge the digital skills gap & nurture the next generation of digital talent to fill the jobs required by the tech industry.
What is TeensInAI?
Teens In AI exists to increase diversity andinclusion in artificial intelligence.We aim to democratise AI & create opportunitiesfor underrepresented talent through acombination of expert mentoring, talks,workshops, hackathons, accelerators, companytours & networking opportunities that giveyoung people aged 12-18 early exposure to AI forsocial good.Our vision is for AI to be developed by a diversegroup of thinkers & doers advancing AI forhumanity's benefit. For more info go to www.teensinai.com
What will I be learning?
Our curriculum is designed to give teenagers the chance to utilise AI & Machine Learning techniques to tackle global challenges in a holistic manner, giving an understanding of design thinking, strategy & business model development, ethics, social responsibility & pitching skills. We will be exploring the following:1. Human-Centred Design2. AI Ethics3. Machine Learning Tools such as Python, Tensorflow, Keras, Jupyter Notebook, OpenAI gym & more4. Expert talks5. Workshops in Pitching skills; Business Models & more
How much will that cost me?
This event is FREE to attend
Do I need to bring a laptop?
We do not provide laptops, so please bring your own.
Where will it take place?
At Microsoft HQ,11 Time Square, New York, NY 10036, USA
Do I need to know how to code?
No prior coding skills are needed. If you are a beginner in Python, that's great! Do not worry - we will teach you all the essentials. Trust your mentors - they will guide you through the entire process!