COVID-19 Update: All queer_hack events for Fall 2020 will be held virtually for the safety of all participants.
queer_hack 2020
A beginner-friendly hackathon for LGBTQ+ students
Friday, Dec 4 - Sunday, Dec 6


queer_hack is one of the first hackathons in the nation run by and for LGBTQ+ students in tech. Join us December 4-6th for a weekend of connection, community, and learning. There will be workshops, panels, social events, a career fair, and a coding competition with exciting prizes. You can meet new friends, mentors, and recruiters from across the nation and even the globe. Together, we will make the tech industry more inclusive of and accessible to LGBTQ+ people.


We are excited to have you here!



Friday Dec 4

10:00am Opens Social Gather
4:00pm - 5:00pm Find a Team Social Gather + Zoom
5:00pm - 6:00pm LGBTQ+ in Tech: Panel of UNC Alumni Workshops Gather + Zoom
6:00pm+ Game Night Shindig Social Gather + Zoom

Saturday Dec 5

10:00am - 11:00am Opening Ceremony Gather + Zoom
11:00am Hacking Begins
11:00am - 12:00pm Beginner Hacker Workshop Workshop Gather + Zoom
12:00pm - 12:30pm Find a Team Social Gather + Zoom
1:00pm - 2:00pm Let's Git Started: Intro to Git Workshop Gather + Zoom
1:00pm - 3:00pm Sponsor Fair Career Brazen
3:00pm - 4:00pm A Panel with Epic Games Workshops Gather + Zoom
4:00pm - 5:00pm Intro to Unreal Engine and Getting Hired in the Game Industry Workshops Gather + Zoom
TBD Angular Workshop with CapTech Workshops Gather + Zoom
9:00pm+ Game Night Shindig Social Gather + Zoom

Sunday Dec 6

1:00pm Hacking Ends; Submissions Due, Judging Begins Devpost
5:00pm - 6:00pm Closing Ceremony Gather + Zoom



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