November 16, 2018 08:00AM - November 17, 2018 05:00PM
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
New York, NY
Bridging Gaps Through Innovation
Hackathons are typically dominated by tech people solving a problem or creating something new and improved. Given the AABE mission of addressing energy-related issues that disproportionately impact people of color and promote diversity and inclusion among energy companies, the AABE Hackathon is a new way to affect change. The questions are - what role should technology play in innovative energy solutions and how should we ensure diverse inputs are included? While complex problem solving certainly isn’t new, addressing issues in the framework of a hackathon, with diverse participants while applying principles of human-centered design certainly is! For more information visit https://www.aabeevents.org/.