Spectra is a brand-new women's hackathon in the west coast!

This is a unique event bringing together female college students and professionals from all around the world. Spectra offers participants a safe and inviting environment for women to experiment with technology at any experience level.

Every woman should have the opportunity to have an impact in computer science and strengthen her technical abilities. 

IMPORTANT: Winners will have to demo live and be ready for Q & A session. 



  • Anyone who identifies as female and is at least 18 years old can register to hack! 
  • Teams between 1 to 5 people are allowed. 


Please have one teammate sign up your team to enter for prizes! 

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1st Place

Every teammate will receive a Nexus 6p.

2nd Place

Each teammate will receive a Chromebook.

3rd Place

Each teammate present will receive a Chromecast.

Most Creative

Each teammate present will receive a Chromecast Audio.

Best Video-Related Hack

Each teammate present will receive Goggle tech VR glasses.

Best UX

Each teammate present will receive Bose headphones.

Best Beginner Hack

Each team member will get a YouTube water bottle.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

You must be present during the hackathon! 

Please post your project with all your team members! 


Kim Martin

Kim Martin
Software Engineer on YouTube Music

Maegan Clawges

Maegan Clawges
Software Engineer at YouTube

 Anjali Wheeler

Anjali Wheeler
Software Engineer on YouTube Player Infrastructure

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
    Show us how creative you are within Spectra!
  • Video-Related
  • Best UX Design
  • Best Begineer Hack

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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