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Liverpool first hackathon on UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Senegalese-British Tech Entrepreneur, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & UNICEF Innovation Award Winning Goalkeeper 2017, Mariéme Jamme is to launch iamtheCODE, the first African-led global movement for STEAMD (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, Arts and Design) Education for girls and women in Liverpool.

Unilever and iamtheCODE.org are joining forces to host a series of events related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The first of the hackathons across the UK will take place in Liverpool this Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of June 2018 at Unilever Offices at Wood St, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4UY.

To help address the STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, and Design) skills shortage in the most deprived communities in the UK, and to inspire the next generation of young women both organizations have invited girls and Unilever employees to ‘decode’ the Sustainable Development Goals;

Creating synergies between employees and young girls to decode the UN Sustainable Development Goals, not only inform but also educate. The events are aligned with Unilever’s vision of a new way of doing business – one that delivers growth by serving society and the planet. Together both organization aims to foster economic empowerment and inclusion through technology.