HexHacks 2019

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Event

HexHacks 2019 | Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

Join Hexagon UX NYC and General Assembly for HexHacks 2019, a design hackathon focused on bringing our minds together to create solutions focused on uplifting our community of women and non-binary individuals! Team up, pick a challenge, and design a solution over the course of a day while learning from experts in the field through skill building workshops.

Design Challenges:

  • Unconscious Bias: Create unique, technology-driven solutions that can help anyone learn about how to identify, understand and improve the influence of unconscious bias in the workplace and in our social spheres.
  • Access to Opportunities: Design solutions to help people of different backgrounds get access to equal opportunities in our community and society.
  • Accessibility: Conceptualize solutions that can address the needs of specially-abled people with different cognitive and physical abilities.
  • Schedule 9:00AM: Doors Open & Breakfast 9:30AM: Welcome & Opening Remarks 9:45AM: Skill Building Workshop 10:15AM: Team Formation & Morning Working Session (suggested timing as follows) 10:30AM: Problem Identification 11:00AM: User Research (Interviews & Surveys) 11:30AM: Research Synthesis (Forming Hypothesis and Insights from Research) 12:00PM: Lunch 12:30PM: Skill Building Workshops 1:30PM: Afternoon Working Session (suggested timing as follows) 1:30PM: Mock-ups and Prototyping 2:00PM: Testing 3:00PM: Synthesis of Findings, and Presentation Prep 4:00PM: Presentation Submission 4:30PM: Presentations and Q&A with Judges 6:00PM: Judge Deliberation 6:30PM: Closing Ceremony & Prizes

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