2018 Senior Women’s Program FAQ

What is the Senior Women's Program?

The Senior Women’s Program (SWP) is an event designed to reignite the passion and address the varied needs of experienced women technologists attending GHC who are on the cusp of the C-suite. Attendees will gain inspiration, a participatory experience for leadership development, networking opportunities, and insight from leading women in tech. Program participants will leave with actionable inspiration to advance, expand their career goals, and shift the ever-changing culture for women in technology.

When is the Senior Women's Program?

The Senior Women’s Program will take place on Thursday, September 27, 2018, as a part of the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in Houston, Texas.

Can I obtain a GHC registration through the Senior Women’s Program?

No. To be considered for the Senior Women’s Program, you must already be registered for GHC.

How do I get selected for the Senior Women's Program?

The Senior Women’s Program is an invitation only event. You may be considered by being nominated through the partner nomination process reserved for AnitaB.org Partners, or by obtaining a GHC 18 registration pass and expressing interest in the Senior Women’s Program. To be considered for the program, you must be a senior level career woman making contributions to the field of computing and technology. Please see who should attend below.

Who should attend?

AnitaB.org invites senior career women to participate in this program. See our description for senior career women as defined by AnitaB.org’s Top Companies for Women Technologists program.

What is the nomination process?

Each AnitaB.org Partner will have the opportunity to submit two (2) nominations for the Senior Women’s Program. Nominees should be nominated by members such as those on the executive team or board of directors. The partner nomination process does not guarantee admittance into the Senior Women’s Program. It will, however, allow for our AnitaB.org Partners to provide guidance on who should attend from respective companies. AnitaB.org will make the final decision on all program participants.

Complete the Partner Nomination Form by Monday July 23, 2018, 5 p.m. PT. We cannot accept nominations after this date.

Can I self-nominate?

Nominations should be completed by someone other than the nominee. For senior career women who wish to attend the Senior Women’s Program but are not being nominated, please complete the Senior Women’s Program Interest Form.

If I am not being nominated by a partner, how do I attend?

If you are a senior level career woman but are not being nominated, please complete the Senior Women’s Program Interest Form by Monday, July 30, 2018, 5 p.m. PT. We will review all submissions, and will send status updates Friday, August 24, 2018.

If I am not being nominated by a partner, how do I attend?

If you are a senior level career woman but are not being nominated, please complete the Senior Women’s Program Interest Form by Monday, July 30, 2018, 5 p.m. PT. We will review all submissions, and will send out status updates Friday, August 24, 2018.

If I've attended the program in previous years, am I still eligible?

Space is limited for the Senior Women’s Program. If you have attended in the past, you may still be nominated or complete an interest form. Acceptance for participation is not guaranteed. You will be notified of your status on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Can I be placed on a waitlist?

Yes. A waitlist will be available once the Senior Women’s Program registration is full. We will contact GHC registrants should space become available

What is on the Senior Women's Program agenda?

The Senior Women’s Program will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018. Check back in mid-August for the complete schedule. Check out the past Senior Women’s Program agendas here.

When will I know if I've been invited to attend the Senior Women's Program?

Friday, August 24, 2018.