Friday, May 4, 2018 — 5:00 PM to Sunday, May 6, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

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Equithon is a student-run hackathon where participants create solutions for a variety of social equality issues. Our goal is to create an inclusive environment where all attendees feel comfortable learning, sharing their ideas, and making something amazing that can improve the lives of many.

photo of students at first Equithon

Join Equithon 2018!

We plan to have 500 hackers participating in Equithon 2018, at which the categories will be:

  • Women empowerment
  • LGBTQ+ rights
  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities
  • Access to education

Equithon 2018 will take place at at the University of Waterloo. All students of any gender in any academic field from any university can participate!

Register today

Registration is free. Sign up as an individual, or in groups of up to four people.

Schedule

Equithon 2018 will be held from Friday, May 4 to Sunday May 6, 2018 in the Science Teaching Complex and the Quantum Nano Centre.

View the schedule.

Staying in touch

Make friends with Equithon on Facebook or follow Equithon on Twitter or Instagram!

Read about Equithon 2017

Waterloo’s first gender equity hackathon, an article by Candace Harrington about the first equithon

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