Hackathon Group 2019

THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY: Hackathon Group 2019

PUPILS of St Augustine Girls’ High School (SAGHS) emerged winners of the Trinidad and Tobago segment of the Caribbean.Girls.Hack competition held on May 24 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba.

The young girls competed for the opportunity to present their tech-based innovative ideas to policymakers during the upcoming sub-regional preparatory meeting of the XIV regional conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. Girls from across Trinidad and Tobago showcased their own original technological solutions to gender-based violence and climate change.

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Having won the Trinidad and Tobago segment of the Caribbean.Girls.Hack 2019 Hackathon, SAGHS will be invited to present their prototype and exchange experiences with policy-makers, including the directors of the National Machinery for the Advancement of Women, during the sub-regional preparatory meeting of the XIV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, alongside the winners of the other national segments of the Caribbean.Girls.Hack 2019 Hackathon.


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