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Bangalore, 28 August, 2015: The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computer science and engineering will be organizing Tech for Good 2015, the exclusive women-only hackathon for students and industry professionals from computing and technology backgrounds. This hackathon is intended to challenge experienced coders, while also providing a learning opportunity to young students. Participants of the hackathon will code and work on ideas and projects that will have a social impact.The hackathon in Bangalore is being sponsored by Accenture and 10,000 Startups (a Nasscom initiative) is the ecosystem partner for this initiative.

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For more information on the hackathon and to register please visithttp://gracehopper.org.in/tech-for-good-2015-hackathon/                 

Date & Venue:

Saturday, 29th August 2015
Nasscom 10000 Startups Warehouse,
Tower D, 5th Floor, Diamond District, Old Airport Road, – Bangalore

The hackathon will be held as a contest over two rounds. The first round will be conducted in five different cities (Bangalore, Hyderabad, Madurai, New Delhi and Pune). The top finalists selected from the first round will present their applications at the grand finale to be held at the largest technical conference for women in India – the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India (GHCI) 2015 in Bangalore during 2-4 December, 2015. The winning teams will be chosen by a panel of judges at GHCI 2015.