Collaboration Architect

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  2. Hackweeks /
  3. Hackweek Planning /
  4. Hackweek Roles /
  5. Collaboration Architect

Collaboration Architect

The Collaboration Architect is experienced in developing community-building strategies that amplify inclusion, co-mentoring, and collaboration. They identify the barriers that inhibit engagement and contribution, and they develop structured interactions that enhance the participant’s learning experience.


  • Reduce the degree of overwhelm and social anxiety that emerges when learning and practicing new skills with new people in a compressed timeframe.
  • Foster inclusive and generative teamwork.
  • Encourage and support early career participants to step out of their comfort zone to take on leading a project team.

Specific Activities


  • Facilitate collaborative discussions about the portfolio of tutorials and their content.
  • Train/coach Project Coordinator and Helpers.


  • Facilitate participant interaction.
  • Facilitate participants moving through the project formation phases i.e., ideation, pitching, co-shaping/scoping, and selection.

Post Hackweek

  • Gather feedback, insights, and ideas from the organizing team, participant focus group, and survey responses and identify areas for improvement.