Snap has announced that it will host a special Lens Studio workshop in India on March 8, International Women’s Day. The company says the workshop has been inspired by the DIM’s global theme of “Choose to Challenge.” To reach more women and make the workshop accessible, Snap has partnered with Lean In India, Navjyoti India Foundation, and Digital Empowerment Foundation. The main objective of the workshop is to introduce Indian women to augmented reality (AR) and its skills.
The Lensathon workshop will be streamed live on the Lens Studio YouTube channel from 7 pm to 8 pm Workshop participants will have two weeks of time to create and submit their augmented reality experience designs using Lens Studio, the desktop app. free from Snap. The winners of the contest will also have the opportunity to win prizes of a prize pool of Rs 3 lakh. , extras, and appear in the app’s Lens Explorer.
The designs will be based on ‘From Dreams to Success’, the words of Kalpana Chawla, the Indian-born NASA astronaut and aerospace engineer who died in 2003 in a space shuttle disaster.
Here’s how you can register for the workshop and enter the contest:
# Go to skillenza.com/challenge/snap-international-womens-day-lensathon.
# On the right, you will see a green “Register” button, click on it.
# You will need to register with your Facebook, Google, Microsoft or any other account.
# Now, click on the “More about you” section and fill in all the required details. The questions also include whether you are a Snapchat user or not.
# You can RSVP for the event which will be hosted by Snap Senior Lens Studio Community Specialist Kaitlyn Benitez-Strine and Juhi Bhatnagar, who leads Snap Business & Strategy Development in India.
There are also some terms and conditions that one must meet before registering. The participant’s age must be over 16 years old. In case the participant is not an adult, the consent of the parent or legal guardian is required. Participants can submit up to five lenses. If the participant exceeds the limit, the last five submissions will be considered judged.