2018 Challenge Schedule
All female students who will attend middle school or high school during the 2018-19 school year are eligible. Registration officially closes on Friday, August 31, 2018. (Closed)
8:10am - 8:40am Registration (Check-in at Nichols Hall)
8:40am - 9:10am Contest Setup
9:10am - 11:10am Contest
11:20am - 12:00pm Keynote Speech (Professor Brunskill)
12:00pm - 12:40pm Lunch
12:40pm - 1:20pm Keynote Speech (Dr. Yinglian Xie)
1:30pm - 2:30pm Panel Discussion: Women in STEM and AI (Hui, Haiying, Avanti, Sonu, Garima)
2:30pm - 3:00pm Awards
Yinglian Xie, PhD, Founder & CEO at DataVisor
Emma Brunskill, PhD, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford
Hui Wang, PhD, VP of Global Risk & Data Science at PayPal
Haiying Huang, Director of Engineering at Oath
Avanti Shrivakumar, PhD Candidate at Stanford
Sonu Ratra, Co-founder and President at Akraya Inc.
Garima Thockchom, Founder & CEO at Akasia
Contest Rules & FAQ
Students will participate in either the Novice or Advanced division. In each division, the contest will consist of 9 algorithmic programming problems of varying difficulty to be solved in 2 hours. Example problems and solutions can be downloaded from http://www.tiny.cc/gpl_challenge_samples.
Solutions to the problems must be coded in Java, Python or C++.
Input and Output
All input and output are sent to and received from the the following specific consoles:
Java System.in / System.out
C++ cin / cout
Python sys.stdin / sys.stdout
Internet Access and Communications
Only one laptop maybe used per team during the contest. During the contest, you may not use or view any code that has been written prior to the start of the contest. Only these websites and their subdomains may be referenced:
Top three teams in each division will get awards and trophies. Top 10 teams in each division will get certificates.
AI4ALL Community Impact Grant
The Harker School Computer Science Department
Unity Women at PayPal