Oct 02, 2015
Oct 04, 2015

Cal State L.A. Fight the Ladykiller Codeathon

California State University L.A. | University Student Union

At the invitation of The Clinton Foundation, The Women’s Heart Alliance and California State University, Los Angeles, the best student minds in tech and design will come together and compete at the Cal State L.A. Fight the Ladykiller Codeathon. Hosted in partnership with the Ace Hotel, the codeathon will challenge Cal State L.A. students and other area student developers and designers to build original and innovative prototypes to help young women decrease their risk of developing cardiovascular disease.


Codeathon Schedule (Codeathon Participants Only):

Friday, October 2nd: 12pm – 7pm
Saturday, October 3rd: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, October 4th: 10am – 6pm

Location: California State University, Los Angeles in the University Student Union

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Closing Ceremony & Judging Panel:

Sunday, October 4th: 3pm

Location: Student Theater of the University Student Union at Cal State L.A., 5154 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Codeathon Event Information

Are you a future designer, developer, or entrepreneur with a passion for health and social change? Apply below to participate in the Cal State L.A. Fight the Ladykiller Codeathon.

Building upon the powerful intersection of technology and social impact, this codeathon will challenge Cal State L.A. students and other area student developers and designers to build original and innovative prototypes focused on women’s heart health. Students will build unique digital prototypes that will aid in the fight against heart disease—the number one killer of women in the US.

Industry leaders from the tech, design, and health fields will mentor participants and select the winning prototype after each team presents its ideas at the close of the event. The winning team will have an opportunity to hone its prototype and develop it with the help and guidance of the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative, The Women’s Heart Alliance, and staff and faculty from Cal State L.A..

The Codeathon will also incorporate healthy-living principles during the event by providing nutritious food options and stretch and exercise breaks led by Cal State L.A. athletics.

The codeathon will end with each team presenting its prototypes to a panel of expert judges working in the fields of technology and social innovation. The winning team will receive:

  • Free tickets to see the Los Angeles Lakers

  • A complementary night at the Ace Hotel

  • A trip to attend the 2016 Clinton Health Matters Activation Summit, an annual event that showcases ways in which individuals, corporate leaders, athletes, and health and wellness experts can contribute to solutions that positively impact health and well-being for people and communities across the country. 

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Closing Ceremony

You can help make the Cal State L.A. Fight the Ladykiller Codeathon an exciting success by inviting your colleagues and friends to join us for the closing codeathon presentations.

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For more information on codeathon events please contact [email protected].

About California State University, Los Angeles

At Cal State L.A. we believe that compassion and caring for one another are at the heart of a quality education. Founded in 1947, our University serves a diverse community of more than 24,000 students and 240,000 alumni. We are committed to the well-being of our city and our region and focused on becoming a powerful engine of social mobility. We also recognize that without physical and mental wellbeing there is no student success. Through our Mind Matters initiative, we are elevating awareness of the need for total health by offering wellness opportunities to the University community.

Thank You to Our Partners

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