sponsorship events

Carolina Data Challenge (Sept. 16-17)

Data science hackathon competition for undergraduate and graduate students in the Triangle region. Students solve real-world problems using data science techniques and tools. 2017 Sponsorship Guide 

*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. 4-6)

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

HackNC (Nov. 2017)

National hackathon that attracts more than 700 participants

2016 HackNC Sponsorship Guide

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (Nov. 11)

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

*Pearl Hacks (Feb. 2018)

National women-focused hackathon that attracts more than 350 participants

2017 Pearl Hacks Sponsorship Guide

*Women in Tech Week (March 2018)

This week-long series of events – including games, a lobby wall for students, faculty and staff to post their comments, a poster session and panel discussion – furthers the conversation about ways to support women in tech and make the tech environment a more open and inclusive community.

Maze Day (May 2, 2018)

Outreach event that highlights enabling technologies for visually impaired children

*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 2017-2018 academic year events.