The first women hack is scheduled on January 7th 2017. The Hackathon is an online coding challenge exclusively for women to identify, support and encourage more women coders
DigitalOcean and Stockroom.io jointly announces to launch ‘Women Hack’, an online coding challenge for women. The event will consist of a series of challenging coding questions of various complexities. Participants are expected to solve these questions remotely in a given time frame. The top women developers who participate in the challenge will be featured and rewarded.
Speaking about the partnership, Prabhakar Jayakumar, Country Manager, DigitalOcean said, “We are happy to partner with Stockroom.io on the Women Hack initiative. We believe men and women are equally capable of being innovators in technology. In a progressive field like technology, events like these provide a good platform to foster innovation and we look forward to supporting women entrepreneurs and developers.”
Though this is a small step together by Stockroom.io and DigitalOcean to celebrate women in technology, we plan to host women only coding challenges more frequently and host it in a big scale going forward, the release said.
The first women hack is scheduled to happen on January 7th 2017. Every participant of the challenge will receive free cloud credits from DigitalOcean and the winner will get some cool swag, additional cloud credits and a cash prize from DigitalOcean.