Founder, Democracy Earth Foundation
Database Engineer, Google (SPP '10)
Product Manager, Conde Nast (SPP '08)
CEO, Iris Health
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Investment Banking Associate,
Goldman Sachs (SPP '11)
Romulus Capital. Columbia Engineering
Rutgers Business School
Software Engineer, Columbia '21
Software Engineer (SPP '14)
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is where you have the opportunity turn your ideas into real projects. We'll provide skilled mentors, speakers, workshops, food, friends, & so much more.
Who can attend?
Any student in grades 7-12 is welcome to apply to attend.
What if I don't know how to code?
MakeSPP is the best place to start. We'll have beginner-friendly workshops and skilled mentors to help you build something amazing over the day.
What does it cost?
MakeSPP is completely free thanks to our sponsors. There will be food, snacks, drinks, and thousands of dollars worth of prizes.
What if I don’t have a team or idea?
Don't worry! There will be team formation & brainstorming sessions at the beginning of the event.