ABOUT THE STELLA AND CHRISSIE MOBILE DEV CHALLENGE
The female mobile developer challenge was created inorder to increase the number of women in the digital space. It's main purpose is to empower girls
to become innovators in different fields, leaders in their communities, and
builders of their own future through exposure to computer science and technology.We want to
give the next generation of female programmers and sofware designers the support and encouragement they need to succeed.
Lindani is a software developer for Red Hat Inc. and Linda is a medical doctor in the USA. They are both passionate
about digital innovation and getting more females in the digital space.
mHub is a unique open technology space in Lilongwe where students, fresh graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators
come to work on their ideas/ projects and turn them into viable business models.
mHub has a community made up of experienced mentors who provide both technical and business assistance to the upcoming entrepreneurs.
The hub hosts events, workshops, tech-fests, hackathons and networking sessions to promote collaboration/ partnership investments and financing.
All applicants must adhere to the rules and guidelines explained in the guidelines section
How to Enter
Participants can submit their idea of a Mobile Application through a Google Form
provided at this link
. After presenting the idea of the mobile app, the participant will
develop the application within a period of 8 Weeks. That application will then be submitted to mHub
through a link provided at the end of development period.
Timeline and Prizes
The competition will run from 1 June to 1 Decemeber 2015. The first 2 weeks is the period for submission of interest and idea pitches. The next 6 Months from 15 June to 1 December will be for development and submission of projects.
The final two weeks will be for our review panel to judge and crown the winner.The best mobile application(s) will be given prize money of $500 and will be nested at mHub’s incubator in Lilongwe.
Fees and Expenses
There is no registration fee to participate in the Challenge. Participants will be solely responsible
for their own out of pocket expenses incurred via participation
in the Challenge.
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RULES AND GUIDELINES
These are the rules and guidelines that every team or developer must adhere to, for her or them to remain eligible
and have a good chance of winning the competition. Some points in this section are stricter than others, some are just suggestions or advice.
Those that are stricter will be indicated.