Girls Do Hack – An all girls hackathon at the Adler Planetarium

Youth Hackathon at Adler Planetarium #hackforchange

This summer, the Adler also hosted a youth hackathon as part of National Day of Civic Hacking

On November 9th, the Adler Planetarium will be hosting an all girls hackathon for young women who are considering STEM careers called Girls Do Hack. This is the third hackathon in a series of hackathons that are being hosted by the Adler. Previous hackathons have included the Youth Civic Hack Day and Science Hack Day.

Participants will be divided in teams of four and paired with two mentors and will have the opportunity to explore a variety of things that can be done with a career in science and technology. These will include everything from hunting for exo-planets to mobile phone hacking.

High school students can register for the hackathon at the Adler’s website.  Registration is free, but space is limited. Additionally, the Adler is looking for mentors to help the teams. If you’re interested in becoming a mentor, you can register here.

You can follow this event on Twitter and learn more about the Adler by following them on Twitter @adlerskywatch.