September 11-12, 2020 | Online
ABOUT THE EVENT
The FedEx Institute of Technology is uniting with tech organizations to bring the first women’s hackathon to Memphis. ATHENAtechne, hosted online by the FedEx Institute of Technology, is a hackathon designed to cultivate a positive environment for women in technology from across the region.
The event encourages women interested in the possibility of technology to come together, collaborate on projects, and compound the opportunities for women in technology. The event is free and open to women of ages 13 and up.
ABOUT THE HOST
FedEx Institute of Technology
The FedEx Institute of Technology is an advanced technology and research organization that serves as the front door to the research infrastructure and innovation capabilities of the University of Memphis. It functions as a catalyst for interdisciplinary research and innovation in emerging technologies by supporting cross-campus research innovation clusters. The Institute is also home to the University's intellectual property and patent repository which is the focal point of technology transfer and licensing operations. The Institute enjoys a unique innovation partnership with FedEx, which sponsors the Institute for advanced research purposes. The Institute is the central hub for efforts to maintain a cutting-edge innovative environment in the Mid-South region.