Our event is completely free—food, swag, and prizes included—and will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Symantec World Headquarters in Mountain View, CA.

We have a ton of cool prizes lined up--including Kate Spade merch, free Sketch App licenses, and more! 

Check out our website for more information. 

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,150 in prizes

Advancing Women's Rights Grand Prize

Kate Spade Handbags

Advancing Social and Civil Rights Grand Prize

Kate Spade Handbags

Advancing Women's Rights Runner-up

Microsoft $75 Gift Card

Advancing Social and Civil Rights Runner-up

Electric Imp Developer Kits and Sketch Licenses

Best Beginner Hack

Make School Partial Scholarship

Best iOS Hack

Make School Partial Scholarship

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


High school girls in the Bay Area are welcome to attend XXHacks. No experience is required, however, having prior programming experience will be helpful. There will be workshops for you to learn new skills and mentors throughout the hackathon to help you personally. 


Nina Vir

Nina Vir
Founder of Daily Dress Me​

Nikki Bayar

Nikki Bayar
UC Berkeley, Sophomore​

Alice Meyer​

Alice Meyer​
Senior Global eCommerce Program Manager at Symantec

Ayesha Khan

Ayesha Khan
Foothill WiSTEM President​

Aihui Ong

Aihui Ong
Founder and CEO at Love with Food

Judging Criteria

  • Pitch to judges (less than or around 3 minutes)
  • Market Research and Feasibility
  • Creativity and Originality
  • UX/UI
  • Technical Difficulty

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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