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Tech for Inclusive Health Hackathon

Saturday, April 29, 2017

$5,000 1st Place Prize!

Diversity IT Network
ALPFA Boston

$5,000 1st Place Prize!

Tech for Inclusive Health focuses on building mobile applications that advance mental health, self-care, and emotional resilience of adults.


The goal will be to produce software, in the form of mobile applications, that meets the needs of adult males and females who want to improve and maintain their self-care, mental health, and emotional resilience.

Hackathon Special Considerations

Research Based

Take into account existing research in cognitive behavioral therapy, emotional quotient/intelligence, and coaching methodologies

Access to Professionals

Provide access to professional help as needed by the app user


Demonstrate inclusiveness in all stages and areas of app development, from UX to content to methodology


Protect the privacy of app users, same as doctor-patient privilege

Our Sponsors

Advoqt Technology Group
The Boston Foundation
State Street

Diversity IT Network is a social enterprise and leadership development program that advances the careers of multicultural technology professionals via training in leadership, emotional intelligence, conversational intelligence, as well as peer-to-peer mentorship and career coaching.