Hyderabad– March 18, 2019: InfosysHyderabad Development Center in partnership with HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association)successfully concluded the second edition of sHeACKATHON, the women only hackathon. The hackathon was organized on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Aligned to the UN theme ‘Innovate for Change’, the hackathon was ideated, conceptualized by Infosys and HYSEA with inputs by Zonal Commissioner of GHMC and was actively led by Infosys Hyderabad Diversity Council. The objective of the hackathon was to provide a platform to women technologists to collaborate & create innovative game changing technical solutions around the theme of sustainability.
sHeACKATHON received overwhelming response from women technologists in Hyderabad. As part of the competition, over 100 women participated. The hackathon was divided into three rounds. Following two rigorous rounds, 17 teams qualified for the 36-hour long finale organized at Infosys campus. The event was well covered in the print media.