The Harvard Arab Alumni Association (HAAA), the Harvard College Society of Arab Students and the Harvard Arab Students Association are organizing a unique, two-day Hackathon, called "Hack A Vision". The objective of the Hackathon is to develop prototypes of a digital platform that will provide users with the opportunity to imagine a vision for the Arab world in innovative ways and identify solutions to the most pressing issues in the region" The winning prototype will be developed into an operational platform and hosted by HAAA to be used by people interested in the future of the Arab region. 

When: March 4 -5, 2017

Where: Harvard College Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH) - 59 Shepard St, Cambridge, MA

Who should participate: If you are a pioneering designer, an innovative software developer, a digital product innovator or a regional thinker and dreamer who wants to be involved in creating a platform dedicated to developing visions for Arab World then you should come join this great pool of talent and skills.

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,000 in prizes

HAAA Grand Award

This prize is to be given to the First Team provided:

A/ It Passes the HAAA Jury Benchmark
B/ A commitment to finishing the project and launching it towards the region. HAAA will take care of the hosting and domain costs.

The Award will be given upon the fulfillment of this commitment.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:




Judging Criteria

  • Target Audiance
    How well does the project Target the Arab World?
  • Execution
  • Originality
  • Design

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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