The Womensphere Global Codefest is a global movement to empower the next generation of women to code solutions to humanity's greatest challenges and to help achieve Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 

This is a global initiative of the Womensphere Innovation Lab which pioneers, incubates, and scales innovative approaches of empowering women and girls to create the future, and New Champions WIN (Womensphere Incubator Network), a global initiative of the Young Global Leaders community and the Womensphere Foundation to accelerate gender parity and inspire, train, and empower 1 million women and girls by 2020. In partnership with NASA, ACM Women, IEEE Women, Arab Women in Computing, and the United Nations.

We invite the participation of all women currently enrolled in universities and colleges around the world, across all majors, fields, and disciplines, to participate in this global coding competition and celebration.

Schedule & Timeline:

Online Virtual Education Sessions: June - September 2017

Interscholastic Global Artfest Competition:  October 7-13, 2017

Announcement of Global Artfest Winners: December 2017

Global Award Ceremonies: March 2018

Exhibit & Media on Finalists & Honorees: January - June 2018