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    Video Postcard: Inside ‘Hack the Gender Gap’

    by Alexa Ard
    October 26, 2015
    A "Hack the Gender Gap" participant tries out virtual reality with Google Cardboard. Video still.

    A week before I attended Hack the Gender Gap, I was given the assignment to create a video/audio postcard by my videography professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. I instantly knew I wanted to document my time at my very first hackathon for the project.

    I’m all about female empowerment, so it was inspiring to be a part of something that did just that.

    "I’m all about female empowerment, so it was inspiring to be a part of something that did just that."

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    More coverage:
    > Relive the ‘Hack the Gender Gap’ Women’s Hackathon on VR at USC, by Sonia Paul
    > Women’s Hackathon Takes On Gender Gap In Tech, Media and Business, by Alexandra Reed

    Alexa Ard, is in her last year at the University of Nevada, Reno where she majors in journalism with a minor in photography. Her work has been published in USA Today, the Reno Gazette-Journal, News21 and Reno Public Radio. Find her on Twitter @Alexa_Ard

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