To celebrate International day of a Girl and Ada Lovelace Day, Teens in AI in partnership with Microsoft is running a Hackathon to inspire girls aged 12-18 into Artificial Intelligence. We are on a mission to encourage young women to pursue computing and technology, and to promote diversity in this ever growing field.
For more information: https://girlsinailondon.splashthat.com
What is a Hackathon?
A hackathon is an event that gathers people with a diverse set of skills (programming, design, entrepreneurs) to solve a real problem within a limited amount of time. Our teen hacks run on weekends, 9-5 pm.
CALLING ALL GIRLS AGED 12-18!
JOIN US FOR A 2 DAY EVENT OF FUN AND LEARNING ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
SOLVE A REAL PROBLEM AND CHANGE THE WORLD.
YES, IT TAKES ONLY 2 DAYS TO CHANGE THE WORLD FOR GOOD.
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
We use Artificial Intelligence all day, every day. Siri, Alexa, and Cortana are obvious examples of artificial intelligence, but AI is actually all around us. It can be found in vacuum cleaners, cars, lawnmowers, video games, Hollywood special effects etc...But how does AI really work and WHY should it matter?Join our unique hackathon and develop your own entrepreneurial project surrounded by the best of the Tech sphere!
Learn more & RSVP: girlsinai.splashthat.com
What is Acorn Aspirations?
Acorn Aspirations is a social impact company, which aims to inspire young people aged 11-18 into the world of technology and entrepreneurship. We are on a mission to bridge the digital skills gap and nurture the next generation of digital talent to fill the jobs required by the tech industry.
What is TeensInAI?
Teens In AI exists to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence. We aim to democratise AI and create opportunities for underrepresented talent through a combination of expert mentoring, talks, workshops, hackathons, accelerators, company tours and networking opportunities that give young people aged 12-18 early exposure to AI for social good. Our vision is for AI to be developed by a diverse group of thinkers and doers advancing AI for humanity’s benefit. For more info go to www.teensinai.com
What will I be learning?
Our curriculum is designed to give teenagers the chance to utilise AI and Machine Learning techniques to tackle global challenges in a holistic manner, giving an understanding of design thinking, strategy and business model development, ethics, social responsibility and pitching skills. We will be exploring the following:1. Human-Centred Design2. AI Ethics3. Machine Learning Tools such as Python, Tensorflow, Keras, Jupyter Notebook, OpenAI gym and more4. Expert talks5. Workshops in Pitching skills; Business Models and more
How much will that cost me?
As with all events, Acorn Aspirations is committed to reducing the diversity and inequalities gap and we actively encourage young women from disadvantaged backgrounds to experience the event for FREE. If you are in receipt of FREE SCHOOL MEALS, please send evidence (letter from school confirming FSM, Income Support etc) to Monica: bW9uaWNhICEgY2hhdHVydmVkaSB8IGFjb3JuYXNwaXJhdGlvbnMgISBjbyAhIHVr
Do I need to bring a laptop?
We do not provide laptops, so please bring your own.
Where will it take place?
At Microsoft Reactor London on 13th & 14th of Oct'18.
Do I need to know how to code?
No prior coding skills are needed. If you are a beginner in Python, that's great! Do not worry - we will teach you all the essentials. Trust your mentors - they will guide you through the entire process!