Zensar announces sponsorship of the International Women’s Hackathon 2019
Press Release | 18 Apr 2019
Pune, India, April 18, 2019: Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, announced today it is an associate sponsor of the prestigious 2019 edition of the International Women’s Hackathon organized by HackerEarth (the world’s largest developer communities). The 2019 edition was launched on March 8th globally as part of International Women’s Day celebration.
Commenting on this occasion, Sandeep Kishore, CEO and MD, Zensar said, “One of the critical factors and the right way to fast-track growth in the technology space, is the need to develop future women technical leaders. A global industry-wide initiative like the International Women’s Hackathon helps in bringing new ideas, creative solutions to address real-life opportunities in future-oriented areas like Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Augmented Reality etc.to the fore.”
According to Sachin Gupta, CEO, HackerEarth Technology, “IWH is a platform for women to showcase their true talents and build ideas in all major sectors. Every year, we see thousands of women participating in the hackathon to create amazing solutions and take their ideas to the next level. We are thankful to Zensar for being a part of this revolution, eliminating the gender gap in tech positions in all small, medium, and large organizations.
Vivek Ranjan, Senior Vice President and CHRO, Zensar said, “We are excited to be a part of this pioneering event that creates knowledge sharing, futuristic oriented learning and gives our women employees a stage to showcase their talent. At Zensar, building women leaders from the technical stream is of utmost importance and it is our endeavor to support initiatives which help us fast-forward the process.”
Participants can form team of 1-4 members and create entries across the following themes. Themes include Voice Apps, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Enterprise Software, Financial Services, Blockchain and Distributed Economy, Open Innovation-Open Ended Theme.
Zensar’ s Diversity & Inclusion charter is leading this initiative and is open to all women Zensarians. This is an all-women hackathon that is designed to be an opportunity for women in STEM fields to display their unique capabilities and skills to generate new ideas addressing real-life problems. Participants consist of women developers, designers, ethical hackers, innovators amongst many others.