The event also witnessed First All Women Hackathon in Dubai on 14th and 15th January at the Canadian University. 30 women participated from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe and UAE. They divided themselves in 4 team and developed working prototypes of mobile gaming apps. They were mentored by Jieyi Long Co-founder MadSkill Game Studios and Claudia Galvan President at Society of Women Engineers, who came all the way from Sillicon valley.
The winning team members were Feda Abdulah Almajed (Saudi Arabia); Leanne (Dubai); Somyah (Saudi Arabia); Nujood (Saudi Arabia); Muneerh M Alkhudhair (Saudi Arabia). The name of their winning game was Unique Hand.