Hackaholics 2.0, Girls Only Hackathon organized by IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group of University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) successfully concluded on 28th October, 2017 at university premises. The event was intended at uplifting the problem solving skills with creativity among female undergraduates of UCSC, so as to combat issues prevailing in today’s society in Sri Lanka.
The event was started at 7:30 am in the morning.
The 12 teams consisted with three female undergraduates per each, who were shortlisted through proposals, competed with each other for a span of 8 hours building and polishing their amazing ideas.
After the end of 8 hours, the evaluation round began with the participation of eight judges who examined the 12 teams in two separate panels.
Thereafter final presentations began where the final four teams expressed their solutions for an identified issue in the society in front of eight distinguished judges.
The three teams who ranked top were awarded with cash prizes and participants were received with certificates of appreciation for their commendable enthusiasm in this venture.
The event was delighted with the partnership of Fortude – Silver Sponsor, Hackathons.lk – Online Event Media Partner, Pehesara UCSC Blog as Official Digital Media Partner and IEEE WIE Sri Lanka Section.