BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 6th Annual BE Smart Hackathon, hosted by American Airlines, will be produced as a completely live-streamed, virtual experience from October 9-10, 2020. This year’s hack, “Tech Super Heroes UNITE!,” brings together teams of more than 200 students, from nearly 30 Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCUs), to compete for prizes from American Airlines and other leading technology partners supporting the event.
The BE Smart Hackathon provides HBCU students with valuable opportunities to network and build relationships, gain mentorship, engage in career preparation, and add meaningful experience to their resumes in anticipation of pursuing employment in a tech industry eager to recruit more diverse talent. Students will also benefit from virtual workshops on the latest technologies—including artificial intelligence, data analytics, and natural language processing—from key employees at Microsoft, IBM, HP, and many other tech companies.
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