We spent the weekend with 60 girls at Norwich High School and carried out our very first school-based hack. We always aim to have a laugh at our Hackathons and the weekend of 27th and 28th September was such a hoot! The girls had chosen to come along on their weekend to dabble in the programming world, they spanned across all year groups and they all had differing levels of tech knowledge. Norwich High School are partnered with a school in Ghana and are due to travel to visit them next year, we were tasked with running a hackathon for […]

At Stemettes, we always enjoy our hackathons and our latest Scripting Hackathon hosted by Skimlinks was no exception. Just over 50 people joined us during the 2 days at their swanky Old Street offices to enjoy the endless supply of food, drinks and JavaScript. The office common space was taken over by beanbags, tablets and girls as we begun each day with the signature Stemettes icebreakers, overview of the day and intro to Skimlinks. Then we broke up into three groups: Dance Elite, Dance Strategy and Don’t Dance. The first two groups stayed on the sofas and grabbed a tablet – […]