JCT’s first women’s Hackathon a huge success!

Students from JCT’s engineering, business, and accounting joined forces to create 19 products designed to provide solutions to challenges presented by children’s hospitals, tech firms, retail and commercial sites, organizations working with people with disabilities, and more.

The hackathon, which took place in early June, was a first-time initiative of JCT’s Lev Tech Entrepreneurship Center. The center recruited tech companies including Intel, IBM and Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. to pose challenges for the participating coders.

An electronic bracelet to help with triage in multi-casualty incidents; an escape room enabling blind and seeing visitors to participate as equals; and a product that identifies threats to border security using image processing and machine learning were just a few of the incredible inventions brought to life!

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