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Hosted by Partnership with Boston University and BU Spark!

PreHacks is designed to give high schoolers an introduction to hackathons, coding, and a career in STEM.

PreHacks is a free two-day program co-hosted with Boston University and BU Spark! for women (cis and trans) and non-binary high schoolers to learn more about career paths in STEM and learn coding fundamentals. The goal of this program is to get you the resources and information you need to thrive at your next hackathon.
At PreHacks Seattle, 100% said they would recommend PreHacks to a friend and 84% said PreHacks increased their confidence in attending future hackathons.
This program is designed for those in the Eastern Time Zone (EST). If you need help converting the time difference, please use this resource.

Frequently Asked Questions

No coding experience is required to attend. The point of PreHacks is to teach you the skills you need to build projects for hackathons and learn coding fundamentals.
You can attend as much of as little of the event as you'd like. We understand that not everyone can dedicate a full-weekend to the program.
All you need is a laptop and access to wifi. If you don't have one or both of these resources, please email us at [email protected]
PreHacks is not a hackathon, but a program to help prepare you to attend future hackathons.
No, PreHacks is specifically for high school students only. However, we will have similar beginner-friendly workshops and activities at all of our gender-focused hackathons that you can attend.

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