9-12 April, 2020

Fighting a Global Crisis

3 billion people in lockdown. Let's hack the future and never go through this again.

Overview

Overview

The Global Hack is a global initiative which unites the Hack the Crisis movement and the 40+ hackathons organized in the frames of this movement. This is truly a global effort and movement involving communities and organizers from all over the world. The Global Hack happened 9-12 April and was created battle the problems we are facing globally in the midst of the crisis as well as creating solutions for the post-crisis world.

The Global Hack results>
Crisis is far from over

Crisis is far from over

How will we deal with the changing relationships in the economy, the future of work, healthcare and a world transformed, perhaps, beyond recognition? We need to come up with solutions that will help us fight future pandemics, and all crises for that matter, more effectively.

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Global tech community leads the movement gathering over 53 countries, over 5000 ideas and hundreds of professionals over the world. We fight against coronavirus. We work on solutions. We do it to change the world.

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Track leads

Achim Steiner

Administrator, UNDP

#solidarityinaction

Achim  Steiner

Ami Hasan

ADCE President, Chairman of hasan & partners Group

#education

Ami Hasan

Anab Jain

Designer, filmmaker, and co-founder of Superflux

#solidarityinaction

Anab  Jain

Anne-Marie Slaughter

CEO, New America

#governance

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Billi Tai

Venture Capitalist & Chair of ACTAI Global

#environment

Billi Tai

Brad Feld

VC at Foundry Group & co-founder of Techstars.

#crisisresponse

Brad Feld

Charles Nader

CEO of Doc.com

#mentalhealth

Charles Nader

Carmen Kass

Supermodel/Entrepreneur

#mentalhealth

Carmen Kass

Christopher M. Schroeder

Global Investor, Internet/Media entrepreneur

#media

Christopher M. Schroeder

Dr. Noah Raford

Futurist in Chief @Dubai Future Foundation

#governance

Dr. Noah  Raford

Enrico Giovannini

Director of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development

#solidarityinaction

Enrico Giovannini

Garry Kasparov

Former World Chess Champion, Avast Security Ambassador and Author of Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins

#work

Garry Kasparov

John Robb

Musician, writer, activist, author of 9 books on pop culture, founder of Louder Than War website

#creativity

John Robb

Karen Kornbluh

Director GMF digital

#mentalhealth

Karen Kornbluh

Khaliya ´

Public health specialist, neurotechnologist and humanitarian

#mentalhealth

Khaliya ´

Leslie Goh

Senior Technology Advisor

#governance

Leslie Goh

Manal Rostom

Nike ambassador, marathoner & Surviving Hijab community leader

#empowerment

Manal Rostom

Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Former President of Estonia

#governance

Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Mitch Sinclair

Executive Design Director, IDEO

#creativity

Mitch  Sinclair

Mona Hamdy

Director, Harvard Arab Covid Response fund

#economy

Mona Hamdy

Nicole Patrice De Member

Founder INDAIS

#economy

Nicole Patrice De Member

Paul Bennett

Chief Creative Officer IDEO

#solidarityinaction

Paul Bennett

Payal Manan

Head Hack the Crisis - India, South Asia Head Robotex International

#crisisresponse

Payal Manan

Reid Hoffman

Co-Founder of LinkedIn

#education

Reid Hoffman

Robert C. Wolcott

Professor of innovation Northwestern University, University of Chicago

#education

Robert C. Wolcott

Sam Altman

CEO of OpenAI

#health

Sam Altman

Samantha Cristoforetti

Italian European Space Agency astronaut

#education

Samantha  Cristoforetti

Sebastian Thurn

Stanford Professor, Google X founder, CEO of Udacity

#education

Sebastian Thurn

Sophia Bush

Actress, Activist, Podcast Host

#media

Sophia Bush

Stephanie Hannon

Core team US Digital Response

#crisisresponse

Stephanie  Hannon

Steve Jurvetson

Co-founder of Future Ventures. Board Member of SpaceX and Tesla

#economy

Steve Jurvetson

Thomas Ermacora

Futurist & Founder of Recode Institute, Board Member of LA Cleantech incubator

#crisisresponse

Thomas Ermacora

Organising partners

Garage48
AccelerateEstonia
Guaana
Hack for Italy
Latitude59
UN SDG Action Campaign
Brand Manual
Code11
Devpost
Emergence
Hackies Online
Hmmm Creative Studio
ITK Norge
Mooncascade
Nexta
onde alte
Start Up Europe
Tbilisi Impact Hub
Tehnopol
Zoom

Global partners

Supporting organisations

EU for Digital
NEW AMERICA
RASK Attorneys-at-Law
Ecdc
East West Digital News
Art Directors Club Europe
Blockchain
Business Finland
EIB
H4bc
Hackathons International
HUB iEX
Ideo
Innoland
Innovation Centre Kosovo
SEE
TMW
Studyportals
Universal Music Group
World Bank
World Cleanup Day
World Food Programme