SaudiArabiaPR.com, Online Press Release from Saudi Arabia,Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Meccca and Medina
 
Competition(Entertainment)
Filter PR by
  
Dar Al- Hekma Team Bagged Fourth Prize in MENAISC 2017 HACKATHON
Dar Al- Hekma Team Bagged Fourth Prize in MENAISC 2017 HACKATHON

Riyadh, November 28, 2017-  Dar Al-Hekma University students emerged as the winners of the fourth place in the MENAISC 2017 Hackathon competition held recently on the sideline of the fifth annual information security conference for the Middle East and North Africa region in Riyadh.

The main objective of the Hackathon was to give students a chance to prepare them for future roles in the field of information security and protection of information infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

A total of 64 students from 10 universities across the Kingdom took part in the competition. The Hackathon provided students with the platform to go from the “idea formation stage” to the “implementation stage” in a short span.

Dar Al-Hekma University won for its app 30,000 SAR in addition to a training program at STC with an employment opportunity.

Dr. Suhair Hassan Al Qurashi, the president of Dar Al-Hekma University lauded the efforts of her students, she said: ‘’ We are all extremely proud to see our students translate their interdisciplinary knowledge they have learned in the classroom into ideas that are useful to the society.’’ 

As the only female university to be among the top four winners, Al Qurashi added “These students have shown a thirst for knowledge and strong interest to be part of the development process for a more advanced and prosperous future.”

Members of Dar Al-Hekma fourth place team were Sarah Al-Ammari, Zainah Adwan, Elaf Shah, Rowida Al Haddad and Eman Mohamed.

The Hackathon is a free dynamic competition aimed at Saudi public and private university students, serving as a platform for their inspiration and exploiting their technical talents through a competition in which they attempt to penetrate a model of a smart city.

Posted by : Saudi Arabia,Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Meccca and Medina PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 2068 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Tuesday, November 28, 2017  4:44:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of SaudiArabiaPR.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Emma Stone 2018 Met Gala Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination [16994-Views]
Meet the FOREO family as they share their top tips for radiant skin during the holy month [16162-Views]
Elemis Super Food Skin Care Range [16072-Views]
Healthy Hair with HASK [15408-Views]
Marchon Eyewear – Press Event [15010-Views]
MAC - Prep + Prime Fix + [14194-Views]
Highlighting Powder Collection [13694-Views]
New ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix [13616-Views]
Palladio Beauty - a Professional Line of Botanical & Vitamin-Infused Cosmetics [13263-Views]
Chloé Evokes the Wild Spirit of the Desert In the New “Sierra” Sunglasses [12894-Views]
Do Explore More with Pandora [12632-Views]
Spring/Summer 18 Collection [12333-Views]
OPPO unleashes the new Selfie Expert F7 with a 25 MP AI powered selfie camera [12263-Views]
Michael Kors Unveils Ramadan 2018 Capsule Collection [12120-Views]
Glambeaute.com's Special Ramadan Beauty Packs [12066-Views]
LOOTAH Perfumes launches four new springtime fragrances for Him and Her [11669-Views]
ELEMIS Dynamic Resurfacing Facial Pads Stunningly Smooth Skin [11599-Views]
Eid- Al- Fitr Gift Guide 2018 [11525-Views]
Introducing Bee My Love Collectable Bracelets [11324-Views]
Three Trends to Try with Palladio Beauty [11287-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories