Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.04
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Tufts University
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Shoshana Blank
Education and Outreach Program Administrator
Office of Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

This event in October 2018 was a Tufts-led Hackathon student competition focusing on climate change problems. The event was attended by about 100 students. Participants addressed sustainability issues including climate change-related disasters during the 5th and 6th annual IDHACKs. IDHACK is a 24-hour hackathon in which participants solve problems that NGOs face in the international development sector.

Event Description:
IDHack 2018 is a 24-hour hackathon where participants work towards solving problems that organizations and initiatives face in the international development sector. This event is co-hosted by Tufts University CS Exchange and Harvard College Developers for Development.


IDHack 2018 will provide a platform for you to expand your horizons in the intersection between tech and international development. Learn more from organizations and initiatives about what’s happening on the ground, gain new knowledge from our mini-workshops/speaker sessions, hang out with our awesome partners and sponsors, and connect with like-minded peers!

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Engagement
Air & Climate
Coordination & Planning

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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