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Hackathon by Women in Engineering

We are happy to invite you to a Hackathon Day at our office!

You are welcome to our central Office at Brunnsparken, Södra Hamngatan 37, 411 06 Göteborg on Saturday 27th of May, 9:30 – 18:00 CET.

#LevelUp is a hackathon conducted as a part of the WiE (Women in Engineering) initiative of Capgemini Engineering. It is a fun activity that aims to inspire women and non-binary engineers to build visual simulations, network with fellow engineers, analyze and solve challenges together, and most importantly have fun. The event will be held completely in English.

It is a collaborative event and the participants will be combined into teams at the beginning of the event.

What to expect during the day:  

We will welcome you with an introductory speech from our WiE Ambassadors and then introduce the rules of the Hackathon. The theme of the hackathon is interactive visualizations and simulations. You will have the chance to network with the engineers at Capgemini and fellow participants throughout the event.

How to participate:

We invite all to apply for this event, using the linked form. The participation selection criteria will be:

  • Over 18+ years of age
  • Engineering Studies background, academic or other
  • Python Programming knowledge
  • Priority will be given to female or non-binary applicants

Deadline for application: 24th May, 2023

After applications close, you will be notified if you are in the list of participants selected for this event or if you are placed on the waiting list. The selected participants will receive an email with Agenda details and technical instructions on how to prepare.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please reach out to Christina Mylona, Team Manager and Ambassador for Women in Engineering at

Detailed Event Schedule

9:30-10:00 : Welcome Message: An inspirational talk and intro about the Women in Engineering initiative at Capgemini Engineering, by the Talent Manager Lotta Alm-Ek
10:00-10:30 : Introduction: We will introduce the concept of the hackathon, the rules and the assign teams.
10:30-12:00 Hackathon Session 1
12:00-13:00 : Lunch
13:00-15:00 : Hackathon Session 2
15:00-15:30 : Motivational Speech + Fika
15:30-17:30: Hackathon Session 3
17:30-18:00 : Presentations: The teams will present their prototypes and explain the features that they have built. The judges will parallelly score the teams and decide a winner.
18:00 : Winner Celebrations and Closing Speech.
*Lunch and refreshments will be offered to all participants.
Women in Engineering is a global Capgemini Engineering network of Ambassadors supporting the professional careers of female and non-binary engineers and increasing awareness on topics of gender, inclusion and equity.

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Thank you for your interest and for sending in your application! Applications close on April 25th, our team will then go through our applicants and update you if you are selected in the main participants list or if you are included in the waiting list.

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Applicants will be notified about participation status after the application deadline closes (May, 24th).

Please be notified that for participation you will need to prepare the following:

  • Bring your own laptop + charger with the latest version of Python installed,
  • Create a GitHub account (if not having one already),
  • Install an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) of choice, preferably Pycharm.
  • Create a Discord account, we will be sending out details of the group so you can join.