HackSmith is a virtual 24 hour Smith College hackathon run by Smithies in CS, Smithies in SDS, and the SDS Coalition of Color. HackSmith is an opportunity to try out new challenges, attend workshops, and meet new people. We aim to foster an inclusive space for interdisciplinary creativity. 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$1,360 in prizes

$200

The prize for best entrepreneurship project, courtesy of the Conway Center for Innovation

Echo Show 8

Courtesy of Audible, the prize for best use of Amazon Web Services

Design Thinking Inititave Kit

Including crafting supplies, an Arduino kit, and Design Thinking Inititave Swag among other awesome prizes, this kit goes to the best use of Design Thinking!

Life Q30 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Courtesy of MassMutual, The New Generation of Active Noise Cancelling Headphones! This prize is for the Best Use of Data

$25 Amazon Giftcard

For the best hack made by beginning programmers! (>=1 year of hacking or classroom experience)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Individuals over the age of 18. You must have registered with HackSmith prior to the event. If you are not registered through the Google Form that was available on our website, you are not eligible to participate.

Requirements

Projects should have some technical work, dimension, or characteristic and submissions should be a video no longer than 4 minutes in order to be judged.

Judges

Design Thinking Initiative

Design Thinking Initiative

Audible

Audible

MassMutual

MassMutual

Conway Center for Innovation

Conway Center for Innovation

Computer Science Department at Smith College

Computer Science Department at Smith College

Statistical and Data Sciences Department at Smith College

Statistical and Data Sciences Department at Smith College

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Functionality
  • Innovation

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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