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The hack that will develop AI solutions for gender equality

Organised by: Silicon Vikings, Accenture, Vinnova och Nordic innovation house Silicon Valley Virtuellt Mon 29 Nov at 12:00 - Thu 16 Dec 2021

Welcome to sign up for a global norm-critical hackathon aimed at generating AI solutions that can contribute to increased gender equality.

This web page has been machine translated. If there are any uncertainties, please refer to the Swedish text.

Do you want to be part of creating AI solutions that promote gender equality?
Do you already have a commercial solution in mind or do you want to hack ideas with others?

Accenture, Silicon Vikings , Nordic Innovation House - Silicon Valley och Vinnova invites startups, companies, individuals, civil society and academics to a 3-week virtual hACTathon between 29 Nov - 16 December to create commercial and norm-creative AI solutions that promote gender equality.

Three winning teams are rewarded with a tailor-made prize for further developing the solution.

The hack focuses on AI solutions in six gender equality health, gender equality economy, gender equality power and influence, gender equality care work, gender equality education and men's violence against women.

Participants will be given the opportunity to work with norm-critical and norm-creative innovation processes through Vinnova's method tool NOVA - for norm-creative innovation and Stanford Universitys method tool Intersectional Design Cards - Explore, analyze and invent inclusive design solutionsThree winning teams will receive tailored support in developing their idea and solution further.

The winning teams will receive a tailor-made prize for further developing the solution.

Registration is open and it is possible to connect even when the hack has started.

Anyone with a burning interest in gender equality, criticism of norms and AI is encouraged to participate. You can be a researcher, entrepreneur, student or employee - everyone is needed! We demand expertise in computer science, gender equality, criticism of norms, business development and not least AI. Teams can be registered complete from the start, but it will also be possible to find team members via the hack platform by guiding process leaders.

Sometimes we photograph or video record our activities. If you don't want to participate in photos or videos, please let us when you arrive.


Moa Persdotter

Programme manager

+46 8 473 30 17

Sophia Ivarsson

Programme Manager

+46 8 473 31 60

Last updated 9 November 2021

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