Hacking Good Toronto is challenging 100+ participants to design and deliver innovative, tech-based solutions that address UN SDG #4, quality education for all and the promotion of lifelong learning.

Hacking Good Toronto is a hackathon challenging participants (high-school and post-secondary students) to use digital skills and tools to create innovative solutions in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal #4. Our vision is a world where young people feel equipped and empowered to tackle the world's greatest social challenges through the power of technology. The event is powered by Pledges for Change and Cisco Canada.

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Eligibility

Participants: Individuals between 13-23 years of age. 

Team Size: 3-4 members

Requirements

Please submit any prototypes you've designed/created during the hackathon that you'd like to demo during the pitch session. 

Judges

Julia Deans

Julia Deans
CEO, Futurpreneur Canada

Claudio Rojas

Claudio Rojas
Director, Hurt Capital

Alexander Bezzina

Alexander Bezzina
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Government of Ontario

Andrea Niles-Day

Andrea Niles-Day
Director, Project Governance and Performance Management, RBC Capital Markets

Judging Criteria

  • Addresses Challenge
    How well does your solution address this year's challenge? Have you fully understood the problems that need to be addressed, and has that been reflected in your idea?
  • Innovativeness
    How unique is your idea? Have you created a solution that is out-of-the-box?