Codeathon: Coding for Women's Physical Activity

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Codeathon: Coding for Women's Physical Activity Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles. Ace Hotel, in partnership with the Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) and Jawbone present the second west-coast installment our health-based series. With a focus on women's physical activity, and building upon the "intersection of technology and data", the event aimed to spur innovation in the health and technology space, and to set standards for what a "healthy codeathon" environment should entail. This instance of Codeathon was supported by UCLA Business of Science Center and Equinox. The media partner for the event is SELF Magazine.

WiFi Info

Pass: Code1337

Times and Location


Segovia Hall at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
929 South Broadway Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Enter the hotel; just past the elevator there are stairs on your right. Walk up.

Presentation Day

Sunday January 18th 2015
4:00 PM, Free and open to the public
RSVP required



4:00 - Participant Arrival (registration, team formation)
4:30 - Finalize registration (salad time)
5:00 - Welcome (introductions, overview)
5:30 - Prompt Reveal (from Clinton Foundation)
6:00 - Wiki overview, logistics, open questions
6:10 - Start working
8:45 - End of day stretch with Equniox (15 min, approx)


09:45 - Groups arrive
10:00 - Light breakfast; start work time
01:15 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Back to work, buddy.
06:45 - End of day stretch with Equniox (15 min, approx)


09:45 - Groups arrive
10:00 - Light breakfast ~ work time
02:00 - Lunch - Turn in presentations to Jawbone
02:40 - Teams head to the roof, restaurant, etc - practice pitches
04:00 - Doors open to the public for final presentations
04:30 - Presentations begin

Teams & Products

Team 1 TBD
Team 2 TBD
Team 3 TBD
Team 4 TBD
Team 5 TBD
Team 6 TBD
Team 7 TBD



  • Design
  • Addressing the prompt: Women's Physical Activity
  • Creativity
  • Potential impact
  • Health of the team (sleep and steps tracked using Jawbone UP)

Special Guests

  • Karol Watson, M.D., Director, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center (keynote)
  • Tamara Horwich, Co-Director, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center (judge)
  • Suzanne D’Amato, Executive Editor, SELF (judge)
  • Jessica Matthews, Associate Professor of Exercise Science at Miramar College (judge)
  • Rica Rodman, Executive Director of the Wasserman Foundation (judge)
  • Maggue Vessey, track star and designer (judge)


Social Media

  • @acehotel
  • @jawbone and @JawboneDev
  • @SELFmagazine
  • @equinox
  • Hashtag #code4health


TBD. Could b U !!