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AWS & Tamkeen’s MENA Region Hackathon

Tamkeen announced on December 5, 2020 that it is hosting a region-wide MENA Hackathon from the 5th to 7th of January 2021, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and with the support of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and Etijah Coaching and Consulting Services.

The virtual hackathon invites high school students ages 14-18, and university students and fresh graduates ages 18-25, to innovate cloud-based solutions for challenges in the health care, tourism, and smart cities sectors. Applications are already open and can be submitted through, for teams of 3-5 people.