George Hacks | 2nd Annual Medical Solutions Hackathon

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The time has come for the second annual George Hacks Medical Solutions hackathon. This year, we are expanding to include new pitch development tracks featuring mentors and sponsors from a diverse group of healthcare organizations.
You are the heart of our organization; not only do we rely on you for your ideas and skills but, more importantly, we also work to encompass the broad spectrum of represented disciplines and mindsets you all represent. As such, we hope to see you back at the upcoming event on January 26th, 2019 in the same location, SEH B1.
We are excited to see what we can do together this year. Please contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas you want to see realized at the event. Sign up here.
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George Hacks | Lantuun Dohio Human-Trafficking Hackathon

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For this one-time special event, George Hacks is working with Lantuun Dohio, a human trafficking prevention non-profit based in Mongolia. Students will compete to overcome barriers in providing adequate resources for child-trafficking victims in rural Mongolia. Both graduate and undergraduate students will work in small teams over the course of three weeks to solve issues ranging from solar panel optimization in the face of air pollution to tracking long-term wellness of migrating children. We are very grateful for the opportunity to work with Lantuun Dohio to identify new approaches in tackling these pressing challenges in global health & human trafficking.

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George Hacks | Inaugural Medical Solutions Hackathon

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George Hacks’ Inaugural Medical Solutions Hackathon will gather GW students and other undergraduate students from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to compete for over 24 hours to develop assistive medical devices.

The weekend of March 24th, students will develop solutions to challenges presented by various GW departments and outside sponsors, ranging from prominent consulting firms to non-profits. The theme of this inaugural competition is Medical Solutions. Over the course of this 24 hour event (YES, there will be coffee!) you will address real-world challenges in medical and health-related fields through an interdisciplinary lens, meaning that ALL MAJORS are more than welcome.

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