The Arab Youth Center launches the “Arab Youth Hackathon", in partnership with the Crown Prince Foundation in Jordan, and in collaboration with regional and international institutions, in order to motivate Arab youth to submit their technical ideas and solutions tackling challenges the Arab world is facing today.
The first edition’s title will be "Youth’s role in times of Crises", which includes 6 different challenges: Education, Economy, Food Security, Social Responsibility, Healthcare, and Employment.
Participating in the Arab Youth Hackathon is not limited to experts in the field of technology and software development, any young man and woman can submit his/her innovative and capable idea that can turn into a project that serves their communities.
If your idea is shortlisted, you will be asked to commit to a one week of solution development with our trainers who will support you prepare your final pitch for the live pitching virtual event, where you will present your final solution in-front of a panel of judges (technical experts and decision-makers) that will assess it based on innovation, sustainability, social impact and relevance to the challenge.
Applications are open to every owner of an innovative idea or technical solution, whether you are a technical expert or an innovative individual with an idea!
Participation is open for:
Participants who are 18-35 years old
Participants with an innovative, clear, sustainable and actionable technical idea related to any of the 6 challenges
Participants with the appropriate experience to implement the idea or supervise its implementation as a solution to help the Arab community deal with one of the six proposed challenges
Fill out and submit the Application form
Share a presentation video that helps us understand your idea, inlcude an introduction about yourself/the team, about the challenge and explaining the idea (*The video should be in Arabic and should not exceed 2 minutes)
That the idea be is submitted before 12 pm from the date of June 18 2020
For inquiries and more information kindly contact Hackathon@arabyouthcenter.org