London //13-14 April 2019

Athena is a free event that provides a platform for the industry to Champion, Encourage and Inspire women within technology.


ShowCode have partnered with, our event host, Queen Mary University LondonJ.P. Morgan and the Institute of Coding in order to help close the digital skills gap within the UK. Our aim is to boost equality and diversity in technology-related education and careers from early contact through to employment.

Our hackathon, coding workshops and talks with leading women in the industry will create an exciting and interactive weekend of technology.

  • Athena challenges Europe’s women to showcase their talents.

  • Athena wants to Encourage the students not studying STEM and those interested in coding

  • Athena wants to Inspire the next generation of coders

Athena Event Schedule

Saturday 13/04/19
08:00     Hackers Breakfast
09:00     Athena Hack Introduction
10:00     Athena Opens

10:00     Coding Workshops Open
11:00     Talks Begin
18:00     Evening Drinks Reception

Sunday 14/04/19
08:30     Hackers Breakfast
09:00     Hacking Resumes
11:00     Hack Pitches Begin
14:00     Hack Finalists Announced
15:00     Hack Final Pitches
18:00     Hack Winners Announced!


Queen Mary University

Mile End Campus

Mile End Rd

London E1 4NS