The BlueHack hackathon against human trafficking was a major event organized by the Stevens Institute of Technology, IBM, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. The hackathon was held at Babbio Hall at the Stevens Institute of Technology from March 1-3, 2019. The event brought together experts from a range of disciplines, including technology, law enforcement, and social science, to develop innovative solutions to the global crisis of human trafficking.
Finalist teams at the BlueHack Hackathon
The hackathon featured a number of key challenges related to human trafficking, provided by the district attorney of Manhattan. Participants worked in teams to develop solutions to these challenges, using data, technology, and their expertise to drive progress in the fight against human trafficking. The hackathon provided an opportunity for participants to learn from each other, to collaborate, and to develop solutions that can make a real difference in the fight against human trafficking. The event was a major success, resulting in the development of a number of innovative technologies and approaches that can help to combat this global crisis.
Stevens Students Develop Technologies to Fight Human Trafficking
With support from tech giant IBM, the United Nations and Fundación Pasos Libres, Stevens Institute of Technology students have teamed up to develop technologies aimed at combating human trafficking.
OYW Ambassador hosts 1st hackathon against human trafficking in US
This blog was originally written by OYW Ambassador Sebastian Arevalo Sanchez. [node:field_blog_image:2] The Pasos Libres Foundation traveled to New Jersey from March 6 to 12 to run with IBM, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Stevens Institute of Technology, the first BlueHack against Human Trafficking in the United States.
UNODC and IBM organize Hackathon to identify tech-based solutions against human trafficking
25 March 2019 - During a hackathon co-organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 45 students of the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, USA, spent 32 hours designing innovative tech-based solutions to identify, increase awareness and enhance the use of information to prosecute human trafficking cases.