Techfugees Unconference on coding courses for refugees on March 22nd

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On March 22nd, Techfugees and RediSchool are organising an unconference in the Paris office of Makesense. The event is for the representatives of coding schools in North America, Europe and the Middle East who provide courses specifically to refugees and internally displaced people. The unconference aims to gather this new generation of leaders to share […]

Opening the doors of startups to refugees in Paris

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Techfugees and Startup Safary collaborate together to open the doors of Parisian startups to refugees. For two days only, 16th and 17th of March, refugees interested in startups and job opportunities they offer, will get free exclusive access to the offices of a selection of Parisian startups and tech companies, as part of the Startup Safary two-days event. The […]

Techfugees France Hackathon: 10-12 March in Paris

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Date: Friday, 10/03/2017 – Sunday, 12/03/2017 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Paris time Location: Liberty Living Lab, Paris, France.  To register for the event online go to Eventbrite   The challenges Techfugees France is coming back with a hackathon in Paris to find tech & innovative solutions to challenges faced by refugees. Three main challenges will be presented […]

Techfugees Brisbane Hackathon: 17-19 March 2017

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Date: Friday, 17/03/2017 – Sunday, 19/03/2017 Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Location: RiverCity Labs, Level 2, TCBeirne Building, 315 Brunswick St, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia – View Map To register for the event online go to Eventbrite Following the success of the Techfugees hackathon in Melbourne and Sydney, it’s Brisbane’s turn! TechfugeesBNE Hackathon […]

Techfugees Adelaide Hackathon: 26-28 May 2017

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Date: Friday, 26/05/2017 – Sunday, 28/05/2017 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Location: TBC, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia To register for the event online go to Eventbrite Following the success of the Techfugees Australia Hackathons in Sydney and Melbourne in 2015 and 2016, it’s finally time for Adelaide to take part in this global initiative! The […]

#HacktheCamp: The creative marathon to find sustainable solutions to refugee issues in Greece

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By Lida Tsene After three intensive days of presentations and cooperation with their #HackTheCamp mentors, ten teams of programmers, refugees, designers, social entrepreneurs, humanitarian workers, educators, and artists competed with their proposals during the final phase of the hackathon creative marathon to find sustainable, scalable solutions for refugee issues in Greece. How can we improve […]

Catching up with promising startups from Techfugees Australia

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By Annie Parker With Techfugees chapters located in dozens of cities around the world, there’s a lot happening. We catch up with three of the most promising startups to grow out of Techfugees Australia. SettleIn SYD 2015 Winners   SettleIn creates psychologically informed goal-setting technology to help newly arrived refugees settle into their new country. Their […]