<div>hackathon is the only youth and diversity-focused annual hackathon where Millennials of Color draft, develop, and pitch a workable mobile app for the chance to win a grandprize. <div>hackathon is 100% organized and 100% operated by students of Huston Tillotson University.<div>hackathon’s mission is to assist Millennials of Color in recognizing that they can be more than consumers of technology—they too can be creators, innovators, and disrupters of today’s technology.
<div> hackathon welcomes professionals and academics with a passion for youth, giving back and uplifting the next generation of industry thought leaders to become mentors for the two-day hackathon. Particular interest in business, education, entertainment, health and fitness, or STEM is appreciated and expertise or experience in the technology, media, creative, start-up or innovation sector is needed.
We are committed to being a part of the solution to the technology pipeline diversity issue and we hope you'll join us in our efforts by empowering the next generation of thought leaders.