Become a frontend developer in 48hrs!

When

10am-10pm, Weekends of 1,8,15,22 Aug, 2020

Where

Online, DISCORD

About The Event

Come in a novice, leave a frontend developer!

QikPik is hosting a series of hackathons with committed and outstanding mentors, to assist college students in India with their dream of becoming a frontend developer.

There are four sessions on four weekends. Each session may have several parallel tracks.

Sessions are as follows: 

1,2 Aug: Kotlin/Native Android development (CLOSED)

8,9 Aug: Vue.js frontend development (CLOSED)

15,16 Aug: Flutter frontend development (CLOSED)

22,23 Aug: iOS frontend development (CLOSED)

Note: To afford a diversity of coverage, we have an acceptance cap of two students per institution. Further applications will be put on a waiting list.

Partners


Mentors

Our MENTORSSUPPORTING MENTORS and CO-ORDINATORS are all volunteers, selflessly offering their weekends to help spread knowledge and learning skills to the general public!

This event would not happen without the kindness and selflessness of the following people:

Click on the profile images for their personal url/bio - if any.

Supporting Mentors


SPEAKERS


Aruna Sankaranarayanan

Topic: My journey to Open Source

 Researcher at MIT, where she tries to understand why we buy into misinformation and disinformation on the Internet. She primarily uses techniques from machine learning, cognition, and visual perception to dissect this issue. In the past, she's worked with maps and participated in and led several open source projects. She cares deeply about the ideals of freedom and inclusion in open source communities, and strives to change the world in measurable ways.

Divya Rani

Topic: Opportunities in Open Source

I'm an open source enthusiast, currently working at Hackerrank. I'm contributing to Kubernetes currently. In past I worked as a Google summer of code student developer at CERN and as an outreachy intern in the past.

Niyas Ashraf

Topic: introduction to digital product design

A curious product guy and who loves to work with communities which enables tech learning, currently working as an android developer at ClusterDev Technologies.

Sruthi Chandran

Topic: I want to contribute to Free Software.. Where to start?

A feminist, a librarian turned Free Software Advocate and a Debian Developer. Actively mentoring new comers to Free Software through numerous free software and Debian events throughout India. Also working towards reducing the gender gap inside the free software community.

TEAM


Abraham RAji

Creative Design

I'm a maker. I design and build solutions to problems that fascinate me. I consider myself a minimalist who believes in sensible and intuitive design that is beautiful both on the outside as well as under the hood.

Sreepriya Radhakrishnan

CoMMUNITY CO-ORDINATOR

Community geek, STEM enthusiast, leading Pehia Foundation, a supporting community of women and transgender community in technology since 2017.