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Estée Lauder Companies Accessible Beauty Hackathon Welcome!

Welcome to the ELC Accessible Beauty Hackathon!

Here are some important details you should know before you dive in.

Tech Track

What to Create

Develop a functional application for an inclusive technology solution to help tackle accessibility challenges in the beauty industry. Solutions can address online or in-person shopping experiences, accessibility in UX design, equal access to beauty products, and more.

What to Submit

  • Utilize any relevant developer tool and build a project 

  • Include a link to functional code repository

  • Include a demo video (around 5 minutes) 

  • Text Description - describe how your solution addresses an accessible beauty challenge  

  • Please see the Official Rules for full details

Idea Track

What to Create

Create an idea for an inclusive technology solution to help tackle accessibility challenges in the beauty industry. Ideas can address online or in-person shopping experiences, accessibility in UX design, equal access to beauty products, and more.

What to Submit

  • Include a pitch deck explaining how the idea addresses accessible beauty

  • Pitch Deck can include the following:

    • Value Proposition    

    • Problem you are solving

    • Solution to the problem

    • Target customer

    • Competitive landscape

    • Business Model

    • Milestones

    • Marketing Strategy

    • Estimated Cost

    • Hackathon Team details – Meet the team 

  • Include a presentation video of your idea (around 5 minutes)

  • Text Description - describe how your solution addresses an accessible beauty challenge

  • Please see the Official Rules for full details

Just a reminder that submissions will be opening on Feb. 4th at 12pm ET and the submission deadline is March 20th at 5pm ET.