She Power is a virtual program comprising a Hackathon and a three-day summit to empower women tech startup founders and startups in India. The Hackathon aims to find woman-led technology solutions to solve critical issues faced by women in India. The three-day virtual summit aims to bring public attention to the topics relevant for Indian women. She Power is organized in association with the US state department and world learning, the implementing partner.
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This virtual hackathon is an attempt to find suitable solution in the areas of security, hygiene and re-skilling of woman in India. The hackathon is open to all startups/enterprises, established or cofounded by woman.
Who can Apply?
Applicants should be between the age of 18 and 55. They should at least have a viable product, prototype or a scalable idea to present on the following problem statements.
COVID-induced unemployment has reduced the income of the majority. Even if the pandemic gets controlled, old practices will be eliminated. It will be difficult to go ahead without upskilling or reskilling. Do you have reskilling platforms or solutions for women?
In public and cyberspaces, women’s safety is under threat. She is safe neither on the road nor at home. And, faces cyberattack on social media and cyberspace. Do you have simple security solutions to help her across all spaces?
Our country lacks clean toilets in public spaces and highways. Unhygienic situations create grave health issues among women. Are there economic and hygienic solutions for this?
How to Apply?
- Submit your proposal before 5pm, 15th December 2020, through digital application ‘Apply for Hackathon’.
- Shortlisted candidates will get a call for participating in the virtual Hackathon, which will be held on 20th December 2020.
- Committee will select the winner, first and second runner-ups.
- Winners will get virtual mentoring and incubation for further scale-up.
Women Summit: Webinars
As part of the Women Summit, there will be three webinars as follows:
December 16, 2020
11 am – 1 pm
Subject: Cyber Security and Countering Misinformation
December 17, 2020
11 am – 1 pm
Subject: Re-skilling women workforce after COVID
December 18, 2020
11 am – 1 pm
Subject: Technology Solutions for Women’s Security
Featured Talks & Speakers
Women’s Entrepreneurship & Empowerment
December 16, 2020, 11 am
U.S. Consulate General Chennai
Cyber Security and Countering Misinformation
December 16, 2020, 11 am – 1 pm
Manoj Abraham IPS
ADGP (HQ), Kerala Police
Nodal Officer, Cyberdome
N S Nappinai
Advocate, Supreme Court
Founder – Cyber Saathi
Head – Research & Operations
National Cyber Defence Research Centre, India
Founder, Social Media Matters
Manju Latha Kalanidhi
City Editor, The New Indian Express
Re-skilling women workforce after COVID
December 17, 2020, 11 am – 1 pm
K K Shailaja
Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Government of Kerala
Dr Saji Gopinath
Kerala University of Digital Sciences Innovation and Technology
Dr Saundarya Rajesh
Founder & President, Avtar Group
Business Analyst, TCS
CEO, Corefactors and Sales Enthusiast
Anjana P K
Technology Solutions for Women’s Security
December 18, 2020, 11 am – 1 pm
Padma Shri Arunachalam Muruganantham
The Padman of India
Dr P T Mohammed Sunish
The Gender Park
Senthil Kumar M
Geomeo Informatics Singapore
Co-Founder & Director
I Love 9 Months
Nisha Krishnan, journalist and founder of channeliam.com, has been awarded a grant for empowering women tech initiatives from the U.S. Department of State. This project grant is a result of Ms Krishnan’s participation in the Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES), held in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2019. The project involves a hackathon and virtual summit focusing on the safety of women in cyberspace and public, women hygiene solutions, and re-skilling opportunities for women in the post-COVID world.
Ms Krishnan will organize the ‘She Power’ Hackathon and Summit in association with the U.S. Department of State and implementing partner World Learning. The hackathon is open to startups which have been established by women and which aim to encourage women tech innovations in India. This hackathon is supported by the Kerala Startup Mission.
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