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Hedhi Help Project Successfully Tested in Uganda
Last year’s Senior Design Project, “Hedhi Help,” was tested successfully in Uganda by Rose Academies, a partner organization of the Frugal Innovation Hub. The project is an app that helps to eradicate the stigma associated with menstruation in young women and men. The app was part of Rose Academies' story published in a special edition for "Violence Against Women" in the digital publication, Ananke. Special shout out to the project advisors Silvia Figueira and Michele Parker, the computer engineering students Sarah Pagnani, Kelsey Pasco, Sarek Sotelo Jimenez, Brandon Smith and the Engineering World Health students Arbelina Bebla, Elizabeth Smith (both Public Health Science) and Mira Diwan (Public Health Science and Psychology) and to the computer engineering graduate student Hairong Wang who got the app ready to be tested last month in Uganda.
Santa Clara University Hacks for Humanity at Third Annual Hackathon
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Santa Clara University’s Association for Computing Machinery chapter will host its third annual hackathon, Hack for Humanity, from Feb. 27 through Feb. 28, 2016. The 24-hour hackathon takes place from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday at the Locatelli Center.
Silicon Valley College Students Aim To Help The Most People, Not Make The Most Money, With Their Tech Inventions
Published at 10:01 PM PDT on Jul 30, 2015--The mission of Santa Clara University's Frugal Innovation Lab is to create technology that will help the world's poor live a better life.
Institute to teach app coding