Amazon & Pharrell Launch New Music Competition “Your Voice Is Power” (@Pharrell)

The American multinational technology company Amazon has joined forces with singer, rapper, songwriter and record producer Pharrell Williams to launch a new music remix competition called “Your Voice Is Power.” This contest was created to inspire students to pursue Computer Science.

The first round of the competition will run from ​January 19th through ​March 12​th, while the second round will run from ​March 15th​ through ​June 4th​. Winners will be chosen based on the quality of music, complexity and organization of their code; as well as their inclusion of thoughtful messaging and calls to action about the importance of racial justice.

“Your Voice Is Power” is open to​ all middle and high school students in both Canada and the United States. Click here for additional information.

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