Hackathons hosted 400 students in Ismailia, Cairo, Alexandria and Suez, where Microsoft Egypt partnered with UNDP to empower youth to create innovative solutions using technology to help solve youth problems in Egypt. The Hackathons were 2 day events where students learned coding for advanced and beginner levels. Over 11,000 youth also followed the events on social media channels. Many students learned coding for first time in their lives, learning basic computer science and the TouchDevelop tool, while advanced attendees developed Universal Windows Apps on Windows 10. The main themes for the developed apps in the events were: Youth Development & Leadership, Women Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Employment.