Little sprints. Big impact.
30.5K Blog Views. 10 Workshops. 25 Hackathons. 250.3K Twitter Impressions. 1.7 Civic Hackers Supported. 14 Public Appearances. 1,283 Laughter Sessions. 355 High Fives. 3 Podcast Seasons. 21 Audio Chapters. 3 Book Ideas. 100 Percent Passion. 33 Years to Go. 1 Mozilla Grant Achieved.
First-ever life science hackathon in Austin
66.7% learned about interoperability for the first time
91.7% validated the hackathon format to solve challenges
Increased Awareness - on the challenges in open science, biotechnology, and bioeducation.
Increased Opportunity - graduate and undergraduate students can understand in-depth industry struggles and can develop cross-functional skillsets to tackle:
And countless emerging fields
300+ students hacking 6 challenges for accessibility and inclusion
Increased Awareness - on the challenges around accessibility, product design shortfalls, and engagement with marginalized community
Better Human-Centered Design - interviews with the challenge experts provided a real, human-centered design experience for the hackathon projects
Increased Awareness - on the challenges around affordability to diversity & inclusion
Increased Knowledge - sets the amount of space between each navigation link.
8,000 Humans <18 Years of Age
502 Civic Design Ideas Submitted
More minds engaged with STEM - hides the template specific (non-social icon block) social icons links.
Diversity in STEM fields - Working at UT Girl Day is a powerful way to provide diverse talent to the industry down the pipeline
Greater economic mobility in workforce - We want to inspire our future engineers, designers, and scientists to reach their potential professional and personally.
92.6% of 40 High School Students scored the workshop as an “A” experience
Increased Awareness of Design Thinking - teaching and then walking the students through hands-on activities sparked their imagination
Increased Awareness of Social
Entrepreneurship - sharing the story of Experimental Civics and these workshops triggered students to imagine other career paths