Last year more than 200 female-led teams battled it out to create solutions for some of Pakistan’s most pressing developmental challenges. We’re proud to announce that we are back with a new edition of the Built By Her Hackathon.


Built By Her 2021 is bigger and better! This time around female-led teams from Sindh and Balochistan will be tasked with creating solutions that tackle;

• Women Economic Inclusion
• Accessibility to Education
• Climate Change
• Tourism

The challenges are bigger but so is the prize! 3 teams will win seed money worth USD 5,000 each.


  1. When does the hackathon take place?
    This is a 48 hour long hackathon taking place from the 8th to the 10th of October.
  2. How does the hackathon work?
    Teams will be assigned tasks during the duration of the competition that they must complete in the given time frame.
  3. Who can participate?
    This is a team-based hackathon for females between the ages of 18 and 35 from Sindh and Balochistan. However, 30% of the team can be made up of male participants.
  4. Do you have to be a coder/programmer to participate?
    No, the best thing about Built By Her 2021 is that we will be conducting workshops before the hackathon to help participants prepare.
  5. Do you have to be a student to participate?
    No, the hackathon is open to all eligible participants as long as they are passionate about creating a positive impact.
  6. What type of solutions are we looking for?
    The solution can be web based, mobile app based, desktop based or hardware based (IoT).

To sign up, go to: builtbyher2021.com/apply