At Booking.com, we don’t just talk about gender diversity in technology, we are actively seeking new ways in which we can bring women and tech together. That's why we're partnering with iamtheCODE to launch a hackathon in Uganda. iamtheCODE is focused on empowering 1 million women and girl coders by 2030 - an initiative close to our heart. We’re now inviting the most creative minds in Uganda to join us and help turn tech into an even more inclusive environment.
Date: TBD - the week of 17-26 Nov 2017
Booking.com is partnering with iamtheCODE to organise a hackathon in Uganda. IamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement that aims to build a generation of 1 million women and girl coders by 2030.
The challenge will be to use your programming/designing skills, along with your creative thinking, to develop a process to 'decode' the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs). It's up to you what technology stack and device you choose - mobile, web, plugins, wearables, it's all fair game. You will have access to the Booking.com API, but don’t feel limited to using only this API.
Some of the best innovation comes from integrating multiple services to create something new, radical and creative that solves a problem for travelers. Think about how transport, activities, events, social media and other devices can be combined to help improve sustainable tourism. The Booking.com API gives you access to over one million properties ranging from hotels to homes, castles, and everything in between.
The event will take place in Uganda, date and venue TBD (week of 17-26 Nov).
We're looking for the brightest talents in back-end, front-end, full-stack and product to put their heads together and hack on our Booking.com API. The aim is to create multi-functional teams, working together as an actual product team.
For those interested in the hackathon, please apply by uploading your CV and portfolio. We will review your profile and get back to you as soon as possible. Ideally, you have relevant experience and a commercial mindset.
If you are selected, you will receive an official invitation from Booking.com with more details.
During the event, if you're interested in working for Booking.com in our Amsterdam HQ, our team will be happy to speak to you about the roles we have available - full relocation will be provided if selected for a position.