MARCH

7-9

2023 HACKATHON

PRODUCED BY

ROCKY HILL
COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

2023 TOPIC: HEALTH

United Nations Goal for Sustainable Development 3 aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all.

The world needs innovative solutions to a myriad of challenges threatening the health and well-being of citizens around the globe. This year, students in grades PreK through 12 will collaborate to develop cutting-edge designs addressing health challenges in our community, our nation, and our world!

WHO?

In 2023, Hack for Global Good welcomes students in Lower, Middle, and Upper School!  All working together to identify a solution to UN Goal 3: Global Health and Wellbeing. No prior Hackathon experience required.

WHERE?

Rocky Hill Country Day School.

THE PITCH

Teams have just 5 minutes to present and share on stage using PowerPoint, video, posters, art, music, a physical prototype, a working model, 3D rendering, or any other method to explain their idea/solution.

Teams must be ready to clearly articulate the following before a panel of industry Judges:

1. The Problem
2. The Solution
3. The Impact

3 Winning Categories

Moonshot Idea

The “Moonshot Idea” award is given to the team with the most audacious and groundbreaking idea, impacting RI and the world (does not have to be possible in the immediate present). This teams shoots for the moon!

Global Impact

The “Global Impact” award is given to the team that presents a bold and broad solution, capable of impacting the most amount of people on planet earth.

Best Pitch

The “Best Pitch” award goes to the team that best articulates the problem, identifies a clear solution, and delivers a powerful presentation or “pitch” to the Judges.

3 Winning Categories

Moonshot Idea

The “Moonshot Idea” award is given to the team with the most audacious and groundbreaking idea, impacting RI and the world (does not have to be possible in the immediate present). This teams shoots for the moon!

Prizes

Behind-the-scenes tour of Johnson & Wales University state-of-the-art food labs The Fix (Food Innovation Nexu) and The FIDL) Food Innovation Design Lab

Virtual Internship with Clean Ocean Access

VIP Zoom with World Economic Forum Chef David Hertz

Global Impact

The “Global Impact” award is given to the team that presents a bold and broad solution, capable of impacting the most amount of people on planet earth.

Prizes

A Behind the Scenes Tour of the RI Food Bank global

Behind the Scenes tour of Matunuck Oyster Farm, a RI sustainable aquaculture farm, with owner Perry Raso global

Exclusive "Pitch" to Lee Scheider, Founder of FutureX Podcast Series and Red Cup Agency, award-winning podcast

Best Pitch

The “Best Pitch” award goes to the team that best articulates the problem, identifies a clear solution, and delivers a powerful presentation or “pitch” to the Judges.

Prizes

Pitch your BIG IDEA to Social Enterprise Greenhouse's Food Accelerator

Behind the scenes tour of RI's state-of-the-art food Farm Fresh RI

Special access to the Museum of Culinary Innovation

There were an estimated 241 million malaria
cases
worldwide in 2020.  This represents about
14 million more cases compared with 2019

UN GLOBAL GOAL 3
Progress: Infectious Diseases.

HACK STUDENT LEADERS

Jayci Izzi

Event Director

Lexi Cote

Event Co-Chair

Cole Brown

Event Co-Chair

Alex Lehouiller

Co-Chair
Production

Katie O'Neil

Co-Chair
Production

Jillian Pogacar

Co-Chair
Marketing

Cece Tamburini

Co-Chair
Marketing

Ben Lawson

Co-Chair
Biz Dev

Hadley Wheeler

Co-Chair
Biz Dev

Carter Holubesko

Co-Chair
Tech+UX

Sea Liu

Co-Chair
Tech+UX

Koray Kokturk

Co-Chair
Tech+UX

HACK GALLERY