The #YESWECODE hackathon at ESSENCE Festival was a tremendous success. I was honored to be a mentor and see the energy of the kids work on real world solutions. Below are 6 Inspiring photos from the ESSENCE Festival YESWECODE Hackathon.

You can read more about the YESWECODE Hackathon on thegrio.com.

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2014 ESSENCE Festival
Part 1: ESSENCE Festival 2014 New Attendee Record with over 550,000 attendees
Part 2: Interview with ESSENCE president Michelle Ebanks on Women and Innovation with Google Glass
Part 3: P&G Uses Behavior Change Technology and The Braxton Sisters For More “Gains” During ESSENCE
Part 4: Verizon Connects ESSENCE To the World
Part 5: An ESSENCE Fest with McDonald’s @mcdscene + #365BlackAwards
Part 6: Ford Empowers Culture during ESSENCE #fordup
Part 7: An interview with Anthony Anderson on Black-ish at ESSENCE
Part 8. An actor with a purpose, Nate Parker talks Beyond the Lights
Part 9: Can ESSENCE Festival be the SXSW for African- Americans?
Part 10: 6 Inspiring photos from the ESSENCE Festival YESWECODE Hackathon
Part 11: Nielsen’s Diversity Intelligence Data Will Make You Rethink Inclusion
Part 12: Photos From ESSENCE Festival 2014

Full ESSENCE coverage on SocialWayne.com can be found at: http://socialwayne.com/category/essencefest/

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