Join 200 all-female and femme non-binary students from across the country at Queens College to uncover the magic of technology in just 36 hours.

Come to TechTogether New York to bring your ideas to life! With the help of workshops from industry experts across a variety of disciplines and 24-hour access to mentorship, you will leave this once-in-a-lifetime experience with new skills, friends, and confidence.


Anyone who defines themselves as female, women, non-binary, from high school to college students are welcomed! We definitely look forward to seeing FIRST TIME HACKERS! However, minimum age for participation is sixteen (16).


There is an infinite number of opportunities to contribute to a project. From design to project management, well-rounded teams need individuals with a variety of skill-set. So if you're a new hacker, don't sweat it. Whatever your skills or skill level, there is a place for you at our hackathon.

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$8,900 in prizes

Best NYC Hack (2)

Awarded to two teams with the best NYC Hack.

Best hack to help New York City.

Best Health Hack

Create a hack to give patients/citizens a healthier lifestyle (can include mental health and/or physical health)

Best High School Hack

Awarded to a team of high school students with the best hack

Best Failed Hack

Awarded to the team that showcases the best growth and learning experience throughout the event.

Best First Time Hack

Awarded to a team of first-time hackers with the best hack!

Best Environmental Hack

Create a solution that helps citizens adapt to environmental changes.

Best Transportation Hack

Create a solution that helps citizens (in New York or elsewhere) get to work/school more efficiently.

Best Solo Hacks (2)

Awarded to the 2 best solo hack.
Awarded to the project(s) that present a solution to any problems.

Best Financial Hack

Any hack that is financially related (i.e. stocks, investments, banking, etc.) or if your team uses the nessie api (

Best Educational Hack

Best Hack for Social Good

Best Gaming Hack

Best use of MongoDB Atlas

Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus per team member.

Best use of Google Cloud

Google Home Minis for each team member.

Best Domain Registered with branded backpacks for each team member.

Best Automation Hack with UiPath

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and DROCON Drone!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




Judging Criteria

  • Best NYC Hack
  • Best Healthcare Hack
  • Best Environmental Hack

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