Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon

Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon

10 May 2023


About Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon:

With the Engineering Equity hackathon, Virtusa is creating and enforcing the change you want to see – with a one-of-a-kind Virtusa global initiative calling out to all the talented women coders to take charge of their careers. Virtusa aim to incorporate tech solutions to resolve gender equity issues. With this contest, Virtusa intend to drive gender equality by empowering women to enhance their engineering prowess and boost talent.

Eligibility Criteria for Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon:

  • Degree: Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology pursuing 2nd to 4th Year, Master of Engineering / Master of Technology / Master of Science pursuing 1st or 2nd Year, Bachelor of Science – Sophomore / Junior / Senior or Master of Science pursuing 1st or 2nd Year
  • Passout years: Graduating in 2022-2025
  • 60% (6 CGPA on a 10-point scale)
  • Branches: Applicable to all specializations (majors)

Note: All applicants are required to complete a coding exercise to be considered

Important Timelines for Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon:

  • Registrations Open – January 27th, 2023
  • Registrations Close – February 12th, 2023
  • First Level Coding Assessment – February 17th, 2023

Link to Apply: Please check link at the bottom of this page

Benefits of Virtusa Engineering Equity Hackathon:

  • The opportunity to participate in a live project/internship
  • Mentorship from industry experts and exposure to powerhouse female talent
  • Access to hands-on training and learning platforms
  • A chance to compete with women students across the globe
  • Help build solutions to bridge the equity gap
  • Kickstart your career with full-time employment opportunities
  • Significant cash prizes, multiple awards, and more

What's in it for you:

  • Over a week of hands-on learning: From coding basics to understanding the challenges with gender equity in tech
  • A dedicated woman mentor from the tech space
  • Stage 1: 4 hours of continuous individual coding (February 17th)
  • Stage 2 (Grand finale): Individuals will then be grouped into teams to collaborate for 4 consecutive days (March 8th-11th)

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