Become a Ambassador

Be part of something amazing

Ambassadors are an integral part of our global community. They play a key role in Strengthening local ecosystems and promoting innovation

What you get

Skills

Enhance your skills through experience like Event Planning, Community Building, Networking, Sales + more.

Networking

Build personal and professional relationships via outreach and networking. You’ll connect & interact with key influencers, leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, developers + more.

Get Showcased

Through our Ambassador Webpage, Social Media Channels, and Blog, we will showcase your writing contributions and series involvement.

Ambassador Retreat

Attend our annual invite-only retreat to workshop, connect, and receive some much needed R&R

Recognition

Be on the front lines for Maldives Kids Hack series shirts, sponsor swag, and goodies.

Swag

Be on the front lines for Maldives Kids Hack series shirts, sponsor swag, and goodies.

What you do

Building tech and start-up communities

Strengthening local ecosystems and promoting innovation

Bringing together passionate and motivated individuals

Organizing and running a kick-ass hackathon

Who should apply

Ambassadors come from all different backgrounds, professions, hackathon experience, and technology prowess. We’ve come to find if you encompass the following, you are most likely Ambassador material!

Interest in making connections and building relationships and communities

A Passion for tech, start-ups, hackathons, innovation, or event organizing

Dedication and Enthusiasm

Commitment & Availability

Chronic Craving for Pizza and Redbull

Featured Ambassador

Environment

Get Involved

Ambassador

You will learn how to learn, how to work as a team, how to manage a project from A to Z.

Mentor

If you’re an expert in any field and want to share your insights and know-how with our teams, sign-up as a mentor.

Sponsor

Let us know if your company is interested in supporting Kids Hackathon through sponsorship.

Become a Partner

Let us know if your company is interested in supporting Kids Hackathon through partnership

Mission

This online hackathon aims to boot innovation, creativity, idea-sharing, collaboration, team building, leadership, and problem-solving skills within the youth and develop island communities.

FAQ

  • What is a hackathon?

    A hackathon is a fast-paced event, where participants team up to create solutions and concepts from scratch in a short amount of time, addressing current problems. There are hackathons of various lengths and types, but one common characteristic of them is that they are centered around a specific theme.

  • Who can participate?

    Any Kid from any Island in the Maldives. You do not need to study in a programming related field.

  • How many team members can I have?

    Teams are limited to a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum number of 5 participants.

  • Do I need an idea to join?

    No, you don’t. **Maldives Kids Hack** offers the opportunity for participants to connect with kids from different Islands and develop ideas collectively.

  • What is the cost to attend?

    Free!

  • Which skills do I need?

    You do not require any skills to participate! We'll teach you new skills :)

  • Can I submit my project in Dhivehi?

    Yes, but try to use English as much as you can. If you have time, consider adding English subtitles to your final presentation video, for example.

  • When and where will the event be held?

    Maldives Kids Hack is held virtually on the virtual collaboration platform from 05 - 07 Dec 2020. Platforms will only be accessible by registered participants.

  • Who owns the intellectual property?

    Everything that you create belongs to you!

    We want to support our participants’ creative thinking and extraordinary approaches and therefore everything you do belongs to you!

  • Are there any prizes?

    Every Corporate posing a case will offer a prize for their respective case. These will not be announced beforehand, since your motivation is definitely not the prize but the amazing experience itself ;) There will also be an overall monetary prize for a winning team and the chance to showcase your project on stage

  • How about the evaluation criteria?

    Teams will be evaluated based on their idea, aligned to the theme of **Maldives Kids Hack

    Teams will also be evaluated based on these 4 elements: Innovativeness, Relevancy, Impact Feasibility, Execution & Design

  • Code of Conduct

    Code of Conduct

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