This year marks MetroHacks’ third 12-hour hackathon for female students, the first Metrohacks Women event to take place in New York City. New York City's Metrohacks Women III will be hosted by Microsoft at the company's Times Square Microsoft offices. Metrohacks is devoted to bringing more female students into STEM fields. During the 12-hour event, students will learn about new technology in various workshops, collaborate and create projects with each other, and compete for prizes. Girls aged 13-18 can attend. The event is completely free, and meals are provided for all participants.