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Mois : octobre 2013

Grace Hopper Celebration 2014

Grace Hopper Celebration 2014

GHC 14 is over. See our GHC 16 photos.

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How Harvey Mudd College Changed the Ratio

Colleen Taylor from TechCrunch interviews Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College on how they transformed their computer science program and increased the ratio of women.  View the video here.

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What You Love About Programming

Colleen Taylor of TechCrunch gets the answer from GHC 2013 attendees.  See the video here.

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Why Tech Companies Want More Female Engineers

TechCrunch covers the job fair at the Grace Hopper Celebration and looks at why the hottest tech companies are looking to hire more female engineers.  View the video here.

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Grace Hopper Celebration Featured on CBS

CBS This Morning did a segment on women in computing that featured Sheryl Sandberg and the Grace Hopper Celebration in Minneapolis this year.  You can view it here.

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Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned. You Have Every Right to Be Upset. Here’s how to take action

We at, are disheartened and dismayed by the United States Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a landmark ruling that enabled the right of an abortion to people around the nation. brings together allies and champions across every sector to advance intersectional gender equity in technology. The technologists we support are also people impacted by targeted oppressive and unjust laws including laws that restrict reproductive rights. Not only do we empower technologists through our year-long programming but, we also advocate for better systemic solutions for the workforce and for their humanity. 

In response to the Supreme Court ruling, we are joining to elevate the calls to action of our social justice colleagues and community partners. 

If you feel called to do something today or in the next coming days, here are some action steps:  

  • Support and donate to Repro Legal Defense Fund, which is a national organization that covers bail and funds strong defense for people who are investigated, arrested, or prosecuted for abortion. Because no one should be behind bars for ending their pregnancy or helping someone else do so.
  • Support and donate to Plan C, an educational resource for learning about how people in the US access abortion pills.
  • Support and donate to your local Planned Parenthood, independent abortion clinics, and abortion funds.
  • Go to the streets and join a protest near you. Most protests are happening today at 5 PM at the federal courthouses or state capitols. is also launching a political advocacy series, Power to the People, with our first event on July 20th. The first event of this series, Power to People: Abortion Rights and Digital Privacy, will elevate the voices of abortion advocates and the risks emerging with digital rights and privacy. This event will empower you to take additional action regarding abortion rights and data privacy. Stay tuned for more information about this upcoming event. 

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