Daxx is pleased to support the EastCode 2021 national contest as a Partner, at which our teammate, Jean Lakosnyk, will be a mentor for one of the winning teams. Read on!
EastCode 2021 is a national contest of IT solutions for communities in Eastern Ukraine. The winning projects will receive financial and mentoring support to bring their innovative ideas to fruition in the communities of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
We’re happy to share that Jean Lakosnyk, Engineering Manager at Daxx, will be a mentor for one of the winning projects. Jean has profound expertise in the cybersecurity domain. Together with 29 other mentors from different fields, she will share her knowledge, consult the team, and help them bring their idea to life. As they say, the best way to learn is to learn from the best!
Are you eager enough to join the contest and submit an application? You still have time to do it. Please find the F.A.Q. information below.
Who can participate?
The EastCode contest is open for change-makers from all over Ukraine, ready to offer innovative digital solutions to solve the current problems of local communities in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
What are the main topics?
- Good governance and citizen involvement.
- Environmental protection, sustainable development, and responsible consumption.
- Availability of public services
What is the prize fund?
The prize fund is $150,000. The winners will receive up to $ 20,000 in grant support to implement their ideas or rapid prototyping in specific communities from the United Nations Peacebuilding and Peacebuilding Program, grant application support, mentoring from organizers, and valuable prizes from partners.
When is the deadline?
The contesters have to submit their application by July 15, 2021. Hurry up!
Please check all the details here.
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Apply today. Let’s build communities together!
Want to learn more about the good deeds Daxxers do? Read about their visit to an animal shelter “V Dobri Ruky” here.