Hacking for Humanity Sponsored by Marsh

AZ CoWork, Scottsdale
From Nov 9th 2019
To Nov 10th 2019
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Our Hacking for Humanity competition is a social innovation code-a-thon that tackles local challenges at a global scale. Developers, designers, scientists, students, product developers, entrepreneurs, educators and NGO’s will gather to collaborate on a project for the Arizona Sustainability Alliance and tackle our recycling crisis in AZ. This event gives participants the chance to flex their skills, work with fellow hackers, and learn something new. Mentors are present to guide attendees on the project chosen for the event.

Registration covers all meals, snacks, beverages and swag. Please note that registered attendees are asked to commit to full participation on both days. 


Please arrive at 7:30 for check-in 

Saturday, November 9th: 7:30am to 5pm

Sunday, November 10th: 8am to 5pm


Parking available on side of building (80 open spots)

If you're under 18 years of age, please have your parent/guardian fill out our digital photo/video release https://forms.gle/xWGjYmRmQhohEz647

What does registration cover:

Food, drinks & snacks for both days




Each participant will get an invaluable experience of working with innovative entrepreneurs in the community 

Who should attend:

Anyone ages 16+

Entrepreneurs, current and aspiring

People with an interest in community involvement or sustainability

All genders welcome

All industries welcome

What a participant will gain:

Hands on experience developing technical application skills

Networking and building relationships with like-minded people in the local community

Participate in group pitches in front of the local business leaders


Who will be there?

Developers, designers, business backgrounds (HR, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, etc), scientists, students, product developers, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, educators and the like

Does someone need technical skills?

NO. Hackathons are a chance for everyone with any background to contribute. You don't need any technical skills to contribute. 

Will there be help?

Yes, Mentors will be present to guide the attendees all through out. 

Can companies send delegations?

Yes! have them register with their company emails

Who forms the teams?

The Girls in Tech Phoenix team will form the teams to ensure it's multidisciplinary. If delegations or friends want to stick together, let us know at the beginning of the event!  

What does someone bring?



Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue over US$15 billion and 75,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading firms: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman.

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