Digital Women Code Camp is a 24-hour hackathon at Iowa State University. Check out our full event schedule here.


You must be enrolled at a college or university institution to attend the Digital Women Code Camp. 

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$2,270 in prizes

Diversity and Inclusion at Iowa State

This award focuses on the hack that helps promote diversity and inclusion within the student body, specifically geared toward Goal 4 of the university strategic plan: "Continue to enhance and cultivate the ISU
Experience where faculty, staff, students, and visitors are safe and feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued by the university and each other."

This award will be given to the team that works to achieve Goal 4, or any of the sub-goals of Goal 4 listed in the Strategic Plan:

Prizes: Amazon Echo, Iowa State Blanket, Stilo stylus pen, and board games

Intel Edison/Arduino

Best use of the Arduino or Edison to improve healthcare and well-being.

Prizes: SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Intel® Edison

For Women, By Women

This award is for the best hack that achieves Digital Women's purpose statement: to support and encourage women.

Prizes: Wacom Bamoo Spark, Sarah's Scribbles Comic Books

The Greatest Good You're Ever Gonna Get

The best hack that fights evil - like Frozone. Whether it's illiteracy, unclean water, systemic injustice, or the patriarchy, your hack makes peoples' lives better.

Prizes: Fjallraven-kanken backpack, NRG Premium Genuine Wood In-ear Noise-isolating Headphones

Code Camp Champs

The stars of Code Camp are the first-time hackathoners who are passionate about learning and growing! This award is for the best hack from a team where Code Camp is their first hackathon.

Prize: Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kit

Best Domain Name from Swag Bags


Prize: Hack Harassment Battery Packs
Category Prompt: Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment
Category Language: Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Diane Rover

Diane Rover

Bhim Khanal

Bhim Khanal
Nexteer Automotive

Gabriel McCoy

Gabriel McCoy
Nexteer Automotive

Deane Wichelt

Deane Wichelt
Nexteer Automotive

Judging Criteria

  • Code Camp Judging

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