International Women's Day Convention IWD 2020 [POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE]

GDG Kuwait
Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 9:00 AM (GMT+3)

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About this event

IWD Kuwait 2020 [Event postponed until further notice]

This year we are bringing you an exciting program that targets multiple audiences in an effort to advance technical skills in Kuwait and solve issues related to creating a sustainable environment.
Our main Sponsor KFAS will be where we meet, network, learn and innovate together! #eachforequal #gdg #wtm #iwd2020

IWD 2020 Co-organizers: GDG&WTM Kuwait City (all events), Women in Cyber Security Middle East WiCSME (Event 1), Cyber Talents (Event 1), CPES (Event 3)
IWD 2020 Main host and sponsor is: KFAS
IWD 2020 Strategic Sponsors: Trend Micro (event 1), NIU, AUB, Deloitte, Munjiza

Event 1:
Cyber Security Training (10th-11th March Training) target audience: 50 max. women in early stages of cyber security
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iwd2020-kuwait-cyber-security-training-tickets-90538343623 (priority for women)
&
CTF Competition (12th of March): Open to all!
1st place team get a fully funded trip to the National CTF Egypt.
Cash Prizes: 450 1st place, 300 2nd place, 150 3rd place.
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kuwait-national-cyber-security-ctf-2020-tickets-94104327577 (Free and open to all)

Event 2: Learn Django (13-14th March)
Learn how to develop a website of your own using Python, Django, HTML and CSS.
Audience: Open to all ages and backgrounds!
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iwd-2020-2-day-web-development-workshop-with-django-sponsored-by-kfas-tickets-90503772219

Event 3: Hackathon for Social Good 12 hour competition (28th March)
Come form a team and compete in a 12 hour Hackathon to offer solution for 3 non-profit organizations tackling environmental issues in Kuwait.
Cash Prizes: 450 1st place, 300 2nd place, 150 3rd place.
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iwd-2020-hackathon-for-social-good-sponsored-by-kfas-tickets-90516819243


Organizers

  • Zainab AlMeraj

    Zainab AlMeraj

    Kuwait University

    GDG Organizer

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  • Maryam AlMahdi

    Maryam AlMahdi

    Kuwait university, GDG Kuwait organizer

    GDG Organizer

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  • Hafsa ALmuhanna

    Hafsa ALmuhanna

    Kuwait University

    Organizer

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  • Umaima Eftikhar

    Umaima Eftikhar

    Organizer

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  • Fatemah Husain

    Fatemah Husain

    Kuwait University

    Assistant Professor

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  • Shorook Al-Sayegh

    Shorook Al-Sayegh

    Kuwait Informatin Technology Society

    Board Member

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