Community Blog

  • Native American Women in Computing (NAWiC)
    RoundhouseNative American Women in Computing (NAWiC)By Andrea Delgado-Olson Native American Women in Computing is a community that brings support and inspiration to indigenous women in technical fields across North and South America.  The NAWiC community was inspired by the women leading other communities of Underrepresented Women in Computing of AnitaB.org during the Grace Hopper Celebration in 2014.  Native women need a safe space to share their work, ideas, experiences, and accomplishments and get recognition for them.  There are native women currently in the ... Read the rest
    Source: GHC BloggersPublished on 28-09-15
  • GHC15: I’m Here Because Of GHC14!
    GHC15: I’m Here Because Of GHC14!By Andrea Delgado-OlsonAs I prepare myself for the busiest week of the year, I can’t help but look back at where this all started.  Last October was my first time attending a Grace Hopper Celebration and I asked all of the FAQs a first time attendee would…What do I wear?  How many resumes should I bring?  How do I network?  Imposter syndrome was in full effect as well, but I didn’t let that hinder me.  ... Read the rest
    Source: GHC BloggersPublished on 24-09-15
  • GHC15: Extended Deadline to Apply for Lunch Time Table Topic Leaders
    Do you have something you really want to talk to other women about at Grace Hopper Celebration next month? Whether you feel like an expert, or you want to learn from other women - please apply to host a table topic.Topics can be specific: "Entering Tech Later in Career", "iOS Game App Devs", "Switching from Technical to Management Track" - to more broad: "FOSS", "Security","Privacy", "iOS", "Traveling for work", "Working with Toddlers at Home", "Finding Sponsors" - etc. Note - ... Read the rest
    Source: GHC BloggersPublished on 23-09-15
  • Systers: Local Syster’s Meetups
    Did you know you can connect with Systers at the Grace Hopper Conference as well as in your home town?  Are you in Boston, Mountain View, Atlanta, Seattle, New York or San Francisco?  Then we have a meetup coming up for you!Boston, MA, Sept 29Mountain View, CA, Sept 30Atlanta, GA, Sept 30Seattle, WA, Sept 30 New York, NY, Oct 06San Francisco, CA, Oct 07Come meet other women in technology, talk about the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing and ... Read the rest
    Source: GHC BloggersPublished on 23-09-15
  • GHC15: Last chance to apply for Blogging, Note-taking, Speed Mentoring Mentor and Lunch Time Table Topics
    Hi again everyone!The applications for our communities volunteers closes TODAY, September 18!We are looking for people that can write blogs or take notes for at least 3 sessions, for video bloggers, for folks to lead lunch time table topics and for others to volunteer to be a speed mentoring mentor.If any of those things sound interesting to you, please make your way over to our Volunteer Website and fill out the relevant applications: http://gracehopper.org/volunteer/We are less than a month away!!See ... Read the rest
    Source: GHC BloggersPublished on 18-09-15
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