Devex Global Impact Hackathon 2020

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https://pages.devex.com/devex-world-2020-hackathon.html

Highlights: Organized by ASU and Devex. 

Engage 20-30 universities from around the globe to engage in 2-stage Hackathon (local and worldwide). 

Local winners will display their videos and will compete in the Online Devex World Conference 2020 in December 10th. 

Estimated 800,000 online-members during the conference. 

Challenges divided in 5 questions (post-Covid frame).

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Challenges

Business Transforming Development Hackathon Challenge

Are there spaces, places, materials or systems in a city you know well that you might redesign, rethink, repair or repurpose in ways that add social, natural or economic benefits? How can your solution help your community leapfrog into truly innovative spaces? How will your solution advance progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 11: make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable? (Circular Economy)

Communicating for Impact Hackathon Challenge

Can you design a knowledge network to combat misinformation and disinformation in social media? Can you design the network to be equitable, inclusive and interoperable, and enable it to function across borders at local, regional and global scales? How can your solution help your community leapfrog into truly innovative spaces? How will your solution advance progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 16.10: ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements?

Data Revolution Hackathon Challenge

Advances in sensors, analytics and the proliferation of internet-of-things devices have created data-rich and potentially valuable opportunities for decision-makers and citizens. Can you design an application that uses such data for societal good while simultaneously guaranteeing the privacy of individuals? How can your solution help your community leapfrog into truly innovative spaces? How will your solution advance progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 16.7: ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels?

Innovation at Scale Hackathon Challenge

Can you design an innovation in an education system —in learning processes, pedagogical practices and social relevance —that would make it more equitable and inclusive? How would you go about including the system’s stakeholders, to ensure change is co-created? How can your solution help your community leapfrog into truly innovative spaces? How will your solution advance progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 4: ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all?

Future of Development Finance Hackathon Challenge

In light ofCovid-19 and the climate crisis, can you design a cash transfer system that could provide resources rapidly, efficiently and equitably in emergency situations? How can your solution help your community leapfrog into truly innovative spaces? How will your solution advance progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 1.5: build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters?

Benefits of participating:

  • DevexPro Membership/access to online event (all winning student teams).
  • Meeting with an Expert –opportunity to meet with an expert in each of the challenge areas (winners of each challenge question).
  • Professional Development courses –supplied by PLuSuniversities (tied to challenge problem).
  • Global Visibility for participating universities. 
  • Global networking opportunities/career opportunities. 
  • Developing of Entrepreneurial competences.
  • Proof of participation certificate by ITESM.

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