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AT&T Hackathon in Las Vegas before CES

Hey hackers, are you coming to compete at the AT&T Hackathon at the Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas? We are and you should too. Participants will have two days to build and code their mobile app solution with help from a roster of top sponsors and access to top notch technical experts while they compete for their share of over $100K available in cash and prizes. The top three teams will win the chance to live pitch during the AT&T Developer Summit Conference Keynote on the 4th and 6th of January for their chance to win our grand prize of $50,000. Here’s our Coding FTW team competing at the AT&T hackathon in Las Vegas January 3rd and 4th: (wish us luck)!

Elen is a back end developer who was born in Eritrea. Her experience in North East Africa gives her a unique perspective on what it means to work with the underprivileged. She is passionate about technologies that advance human rights, and bridge the education gap in places where technology is not common place.

Sarah may not have the story of overcoming poverty or moving internationally, but Sarah has worked hard to be one of the winningest hackers in the Bay Area. She was SAP’s Hacker of the year in 2013. She appeared on Bravo’s Startups: Silicon Valley reality series. Sarah has been a key player in raising millions of dollars of funding for multiple startups and charities.

Caitlin is an ambitious twenty-“nothing” who doesn’t eat her vegetables. She’s a casual hackathon hacker. New York City bound by way of Michigan. Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2006.

Peera is a designer who is passionate about supporting girls in tech. She is empowering women in tech by putting her design skills to work at hackathons to raise money for charity. Previously at Apple, she now designs for Hulu.com when she’s not on her mission for inclusion in tech.

We are building a WeMo hack on the Belkin WeMo to automate classrooms for kids with Sensory Sensitivity. Stay tuned.

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