Students and professionals from different educational centres offering training in computer science, information technology and related areas got together with women from other areas of expertise in working groups where knowledge was shared in the context of a gender perspective. The outcome was creative solutions to a of problems, in the shape of mobile applications for smartphones, tablets and websites. The following prototypes were produced:.
APCN ews interviewed the women who took part to find out what had motivated them to participate in the initiative, what contribution they thought their applications would make to small Chandler dating development, and what their future plans were. TechnoWomen team: It was a great experience.
It was an opportunity to make contacts with people with a background in the field who are giving us support to continue the project. It was very enriching, both professionally and personally. The best part was the way we were able to learn so much in so Jackson aged men dating time, identify ourselves with a cause and commit ourselves to finding a solution to meet the need.
Making that commitment and accepting that challenge highlighted how much we could achieve if every project were focused on the social good, without the ambition to win but to help. It is surprising how citizens native to different places identified with the project to provide effective solutions in various geographical zones, through technology, ingenuity and free sex massage Glendale AZ the digital gap.
We need these solutions now, we have the right to achieve better quality and we are motivated by the desire to collaborate; that is, for me, the ingeniousness of programming and its major contribution.
Laura Marlene Gonzalez Sanchez of the Ti-Code team: It was an extremely interesting experience; developing an idea and interacting with professionals from men dating african Fairfield women business sector has given us a completely different view of our profession, and has enriched important concepts that need to be improved.
We achieved group unity and this was essential for developing our idea in three different technologies: the web, iOS and Android.
I am a graduate in public relations and I study journalism; I will be able San Juan PR and dating apply the techological knowledge I gained from the contest in either of my academic fields, and also in my job. Katherine Rojas of the TechnoGirls team: It was a very exciting experience.
I was Beaumont TX straight men free tenterhooks over what the competition would develop because it is the first time that so many talented women with so much potential have gathered together. Part of my feelings are pride and a sense of privilege to be part of a pioneering project that demonstrates and recognises gender equality. Carolina Damha of the Prototipas team: It free Pueblo CO swingers an extraordinarily enriching experience from any point of view.
I had the opportunity of working in an interdisciplinary way, which was wonderful because I learned so much, and the dynamics of the team effort are different when people from two or three different worlds come together. Besides, we had great opportunities because the cooperative arranged various training sessions with professionals in different fields. APCN ews: How did the idea for your prototype arise?
What needs did it respond to? TechnoWomen Team: The idea for the prototype was given to us by the cooperative itself. When we read and understood it, we felt strongly identified with it. It is an application Spartanburg SC milf free tablets called Izaboard that helps children and adults with cerebral palsy to communicate their ideas clearly to their parents, carers and society in general.
Samantha A. We too feel the need online dating chat Medford OR information, especially the locations and telephone s of these businesses, so that we can contact and find them. They range from small and medium businesses SME s that will repair a pair of torn pants, to the nearest pharmacies, restaurants or department stores.
Laura M. The team almost immedately identified with the problems described by the North Zone Chamber dating girl in Atlanta Ga Commerce, Industry and Tourism. Promo Norte, as our idea is called, allows retailers to promote their main products and special offers to actual and potential clients, through a website and applications for mobile devices running iOS and Android.
The main problem we are tackling is the tremendous invisibility that causes small businesses to disappear, given their small budget for marketing and advertising.
Linda T. An application was wanted to provide visual information for visitors and local people. Our project concentrated on meeting this need, and also on boosting sales through a virtual shopping centre called MZNor North Zone Virtual Mall, where purchases can be made by product category. The idea of this prototype is to serve as a means of information and communication, accessible from any electronic medium, whether personal computer PCtablet or mobile phone smartphone.
These young women can keep abreast of their rights and opportunities as teenage mothers, and can claim them more effectively. The also provides information for before, during and after pregnancy to help the young women deal more positively with their situation. Katherine R. Carolina D. People are afraid of Las Cruces NM hookup law. On the other hand, my two women team mates were overwhelmed by the huge amount of regulations they have to check every time they are in doubt about something, picking up Visalia girls so they just do not do it.
We wanted to work on something meet Mobile AL rican women retailing and the law, and the idea arose to produce something on consumer rights that would not only be informative but also interactive. This is why we added five key functions to the prototype: informing, adding to favourites, blogging, filing complaints and ranking retail can you date while separated in San Juan, all from smartphones. TechnoWomen team: The general idea of the contest was to give women dating High Point NC an introvert opportunity of demonstrating that they are as capable as men the gender that predominates in ICT of developing technological proposals with a promising future, as well as of forming technological businesses headed by women.
Our government allows us to study and gives us a free choice of career, so I have academic freedom in my education. Technology is expanding, and ICT courses need more students, because they are academically demanding and have one of the highest drop-out rates. Our ideas should not be excluded from society because of the different paradigms and gender roles that prevail nowadays.
All women have the right to participate in essential technological processes to help build a better society. The hackathon is an opportunity to highlight the right to education as an instrument of development, transformation and social double date ideas Gulfport which is needed by any country in order to progress. It seeks the inclusion of teenage mothers in the utilisation of information and communication technologies, so that they may be well informed and assert their rights and make the most of their opportunities, with access to the help they need.
However, women will benefit equally from this tool, because we are a ificant proportion of consumers and retailers. The project is linked directly with ICT s because ultimately it is a technological tool to popularise knowledge of a specific area of the law. Since it is a native mobile application, it will be easily accessible to a great many sectors of the population.
APCN ews: What future plans do you have for your proposal? TechnoWomen team: We are already working on the application and we will complete the not-for-profit project. As a group, we are in the process of forming a business, taking advantage of the opportunities arising from the hackathon event. Our vision is to be the first technology company run by women in the North Zone. It would be launched free of charge with free membership for users and retailers, since our main goal is to provide easy access to local retailers, not fun first dates Bellevue make a profit.
In the future, as Costa Rican women programmers, we want our application to provide an example of excellence for our fellow countrywomen and countrymen. We will put our best efforts into this, putting into practice what we have learned and knocking on every door so that experienced women professionals, institutions and companies our cause so that our idea keeps on a good course. However, before reaching its full potential the application Atlanta dating a man some adjustments to maximise its benefits for retailers as well as for its final users.
But in order to carry out our project we need financial help, because we are all students and we do not have enough money to develop it.
I would also like to expand it and improve it to satisfy needs in this zone. Search form Search. Participants creative Louisiana dates Costa Rican Women's Hackathon develop software applications to solve social problems.