22.-23. November 2013
Successful LanParty Girls only – more than 100 girls wanted to join the game
Together with the Forum Beruf, Karriere, Zukunft e.V., CRC MAKI organized the “cool Internet night for girls only” in the Piloty building at Technical University of Darmstadt at the end of November – a LAN party with added value for technophile young women.
Because it wasn't just about gambling: in numerous workshops and competitions, the girls were able to find out about IT studies and even take their first insight into the world of programming, for example to develop their own smartphone app. The aim of the event was to inspire more young women to study IT and to break down fears of contact with classic “boys” topics – says MAKI spokesman Ralf Steinmetz. “The internet of the future concerns us all,”
There is also a short film about the LanParty 2013 here: