Annual SXSW Hackathon Exposes Students to Tech Possibilities

This weekend sixty-five high school and undergraduate students from across the country will converge on Austin, Texas for the chance to develop a mobile app.

The second annual

hackathon will take place as part of the MVMT50 Experience during this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival. For two days, the young people will work alongside 40 of the world’s premiere software developers, designers and tech professionals to problem solve.
Autumn Cavinesss is the interim director of the W.E.B. DuBois Honors program at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin.