EGHI Global Health Hackathon

Founded in 2006, Emory Global Health Institute (EGHI) works with students, faculty, and partners to bring into focus the health challenges faced by individuals and underserved communities around the world. The principles that guide EGHI’s work include equity, innovation, and commitment to delivering global health programs. EGHI’s mission harnesses the power of a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and solving current and complex global health issues. With a focus on cultivating the next generation of global health leaders, catalyzing evidence-based data into action, linking global health stakeholders, and sharing Emory’s scientific eminence with the world. EGHI looks forward to continuing the important work of uniting learners and leaders to improve health equity worldwide. 

The EGHI Global Health Hackathon is an exciting educational and entrepreneurial experience that provides Emory University and Georgia Tech students with a competitive forum to develop product and technology solutions that address current global health challenges. The contest unities students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, including engineering, health sciences, law, business, and the humanities.

The Impact of Your Gift

“Because of the EGHI Global Health Hackathon, I’ve had the opportunity to expand my passion for creative entrepreneurship in the realm of global health and technology.”
Jay Desai was on the first-place winning team in the 2022 EGHI Global Health Hackathon that focused on product-based solutions to problems caused by extreme weather and natural disasters. He graduated from Emory College of Arts and Sciences (2022) with a BS in Biology and is currently conducting clinical research in cytopathology and rehabilitative medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine.

Dooley’s Undergraduate Programs Challenge
Congratulations to the following funds who won the Dooley’s Undergraduate Programs Challenge. 1st place - $2000: Oxford College Scholarship, 2nd place - $1500: Emory College Scholarships, 3rd place - $1000: Oxford College Library, 4th place - $500: Student Well Being Fund
Rank Prize Undergrad Academic and Campus Programs Donors
1 $2,000 Oxford College Scholarship 50
2 $1,500 College of Arts and Sciences 21
3 $1,000 Oxford College Library 17
4 $500 Student Well-Being and Experience 16
5 School of Nursing 11
Top Donors - Departments, Centers, Programs, and Networks Leaderboard
Congratulations to the following 10 funds that won the Top Donors Leaderboard among departments, centers, programs, and networks! 1st place - $1800: Black Law Student Association, 2nd place - $1600: Youth Theological Initiative, 3rd place - $1400: Emory College Scholarships, 4th place - $1200: Volunteer Medical Interpretation Services, 5th place - $1000: Emory Crew, 6th place - $800: Student Well Being Fund, 7th place - $700: Young Democrats of Emory, 8th place - $600: Christian Life, 9th place - $500: Student Well Being Fund, 10th place - $400: Oxford College Library
Rank Prize Departments, Centers, Programs, and Networks Donors
1 $1,800 Emory Black Law Student Association 77
2 $1,600 Youth Theological Initiative 68
3 $1,400 College of Arts and Sciences 55
4 $1,200 Volunteer Medical Interpretation Services 51
5 $1,000 Club Sports 49
Graduate Programs Challenge
Congratulations to the following funds that won the Graduate Programs Challenge. 1st place - $2000: Youth Theological Initiative , 2nd place - $1500: Master of Divinity Scholarship, 3rd place - $1000: Laney Graduate School Fund for Excellence, 4th place (tie) - $250 each: Rollins School of Public Health Scholarships -and- School of Medicine Alumni Scholarship Fund
Rank Prize Grad Programs Donors
1 $2,000 Youth Theological Initiative 21
2 $1,500 Master of Divinity Scholarship 15
3 $1,000 Laney Graduate School 8
4 $500 School of Medicine 5
5 Rollins School of Public Health Scholarships 5
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