by TEAM PARIS SOCIAL DIARY, photography by COURTESY | 12 May, 2017

Gucci’s CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign will organize on 10th and 11th June, the CHIMEHACK 4 hackathon at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California alongside Global Citizen, Facebook and Kleiner Perkins to develop technological solutions that promote gender equality. CHIMEHACK 4 will bring promising developers, experts and leaders of non-profit associations and technology leaders to design solutions that take advantage of the global presence of Facebook platforms to provide access to education for youth refugees.

CHIMEHACK has always sought to address the biggest challenges faced by girls and women around the world, whether it is fighting violence against women or facilitating access to medical care” “This year we look forward to exploring how technology solutions can improve the lives of refugee youth in this critical time.”    – Susan Chokachi, CEO of Gucci America.

CHIME FOR CHANGE global campaign, was founded by Gucci in 2013 to raise funds and public awareness of the problems faced by girls and women around the world. It’s series of hackathons, has brought together more than 400 experts and IT enthusiasts alongside leaders of non-profit associations to create innovative solutions for girls and women.

Today, more than ever, we must join forces to remove barriers to education, equality and security for all girls and women,”  “CHIME FOR CHANGE and CHIMEHACK offer us an incredible opportunity to contribute thanks to the passion and skills of developers and engineers who create technological solutions for the empowerment of women around the world.” –Juliet de Baubigny, Partner Senior at Kleiner Perkins.