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SheTrades Global Hackathon
|Jun 24, 2021 - Feb 15, 2022 |Online,Global

SheTrades Global Hackathon

ITC SheTrades, the International Communications Union (ITU) and Dubai Industries and Exports invite you to apply to the SheTrades Global Hackathon for a Sustainable Future.

We are calling on the creatives, innovators and future thinkers around world to come together to take on the challenge of building a more sustainable and greener future.

Are you up for the challenge?

Participants are invited to hack the challenge: How can women entrepreneurs leverage technology to accelerate the transition to an inclusive and green economy?

Deadline to apply: Monday, 12 July 2021

Submit your application here.


  - Each team must have the participation of at least 1 woman (we encourage diversity through mixed teams of men, women and/or other gender identities)
 - Team members should have working proficiency in English
 - All team members must be located in the same country
 - One team member must be available to attend the on-site event in Dubai (17-19 October)– contingent on final selection*

*Cost of travel, visa, accommodation and on-site expenses will be paid by the participant.

Applying teams must have members demonstrating the following skills:

  - Experience with mobile and web development
 - Experience with social-media APIs and web services
 - Understanding and knowledge of business culture
 - Understanding of challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
 - Knowledge of green economy

Teams from the following countries are eligible to apply: Argentina, Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Vietnam, MENA: (Egypt, Morocco United Arab Emirates) 

How will participants benefit?

  - Cash prize of $10,000
 - Recognition as the winner of the SheTrades Global Hackathon (press release, video interviews, social media etc.)
 - Engagement with ITC’s experts and technical team to integrate the solution on SheTrades online platform
 - Receipt of meals on Day 1 and Day 2 and free pass to Expo 2020 – limited for participants attending the on-site  event
 - Certificate of participation (signed by ITC and ITU’s Executive Directors) awarded to all teams
 - Opportunity to contribute towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals

For more information visit the application page here, or contact the SheTrades Global team at 

  • Date Jun 24, 2021 - Feb 15, 2022
  • TypeOthers
  • SectorA-Agriculture, forestry and fishing, B-Mining and quarrying, C-Manufacturing, D-Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, E-Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities, F-Construction, G-Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, H-Transportation and storage, I-Accommodation and food service activities, J-Information and communication, K-Financial and insurance activities, L-Real estate activities, M-Professional, scientific and technical activities, N-Administrative and support service activities, O-Public administration and defence; compulsory social security, P-Education, Q-Human health and social work activities, R-Arts, entertainment and recreation, S-Other service activities, T-Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of households for own use, U-Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
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  • WhereOnline,Global

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