sponsorship events

*Girls Who Code (Ongoing)

In this outreach program, UNC CS brings middle and high school girls to the department to learn how to code from faculty and CS majors

*Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (Oct. 19)

This year, UNC CS will send 38 young women to the largest gathering of women technologists in the world

HackNC (Oct. 28-30)

National hackathon that attracts more than 700 participants

2016 HackNC Sponsorship Guide

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (Nov. 5)

As a regional site, UNC CS hosts talented coding undergraduate teams from universities throughout the Southeast

*Pearl Hacks (Feb. 2017)

National women-focused hackathon that attracts more than 350 participants

2016 Pearl Hacks Sponsorship Guide

Maze Day (May 3, 2017)

Outreach event that highlights enabling technologies for visually impaired children

2016 Maze Day Sponsorship Guide

Raspberry Jam (Spring)

All-day event where hardware hack enthusiasts share knowledge, learn new things, and meet other builders

 

*Events with an asterisk are part of the department’s diversity initiative to bring women and under-represented minorities into the field of computer science. Organizations wishing to further diversity goals may want to consider sponsoring one or more of these events.

Please check our Major Corporate Opportunities Calendar for more 2016-2017 academic year events.