Hello friends of Girls in Tech!

Are you a software engineer, designer, or UI/UX expert? If you are available in the Vancouver area on either May 4 or 5, we need you to help be a technical mentor for our Girls in Tech Vancouver Hacking for Humanity event!

The Request

What? Be a technical mentor to Hacking for Humanity hackathon participants that are going to create a demo-able app for social good!
Where? At DevHub in beautiful Downtown Vancouver! (#600 – 401 West Georgia)
When? Saturday, May 4 or Sunday, May 5. Choose your own 2-hour timeslot here: https://volunteersignup.org/9BAXW

 

How Do I Sign Up?

  1. Fill out the Mentor Information form here https://forms.gle/ysuPQsoYb7zfjWZM6
  2. Sign up for any 2-hour mentorship slot here https://volunteersignup.org/9BAXW (Note that you can sign up for more than one 2-hour slot! We thought that 2-hours shifts would make it easier for mentors to volunteer since mentors can have a lot going on in their schedule.) 

Perks as a Mentor

  • Mentors will receive a Girls in Tech Hacking for Humanity t-shirt!*
  • Free meals if you are around during lunch or dinner time.
  • Give back to your community by helping hackathon participants with their project that could impact humanity.

Skills Recommended

  • A few years of coding experience would be awesome!
  • UI/UX designers are also needed
  • Experience being able to set up your own coding environment
  • Experience with Github or similar version control application
 

Questions?

(*subject to availability as we have limited quantities for t-shirts)