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Ignite National Technology Fund and Code for Pakistan jointly organizing SDG Hackaton

SDG Hackaton is an event which is taking place in The National Incubation Center Islamabad on 19th and 20th August. This event is Co organized by Code for Pakistan and is hosted by Ignite- National Technology Fund.

Ignite National Technology Fund which was known as National ICT R&D Fund Company is a VC Fund and its main focus is on fourth industrial wave of technology and on ecosystem development startups to complete its mission. The mission of Ignite is to create knowledge economy in Pakistan. Ignite also aims at turning 150 people inside and around Rawalpindi/ Islamabad into hackers. The training of the individuals will be conducted during the inaugural event. This will be 36 hours long and it will be focused on the sustainable Development Goals.

The event co-organizer is Code for Pakistan (http://codeforpakistan.org/). Code for Pakistan is a technology focused non-profit, building a non-partisan civic innovation ecosystem to improve the quality of life across Pakistan, thus improving the living standards.

You should attend this event if:

  • You know how to fix things,
  • You like working with other companies or intelligent people,
  • You possess the ability to develop mobile applications, design, map, do quantitative and qualitative data analysis or research,
  • You have any expertise or experience of civic space or SDGs,
  • You want to reach and innovate into government information and services at a higher level.

If you have any of the above qualities, then you are the one the hosts are looking for. This event is going to be very successful as many individuals are interested in knowing and learning the art of hacking. You can join or apply the technology you have to lead Pakistan and to help it lose the label of under developed country. If, not anything, you can join the program and make Pakistan proud of you.

Send in your entries latest by 12th August at the address islamabad@codeforpakistan.org. For more information visit the link https://www.facebook.com/events/186206428585001/

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