Join Us at the GHC 19 Communities Hall

Please join us in the Communities Hall to network, participate in professional development, collaborate with your peers, discuss future plans, and join a community of your choice. This dedicated space focuses on highlighting the skills, activities, accomplishments, and expertise of our Community Leader Volunteers and members of each community. Come by to spend time with our Community Hall Sponsors:

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We are looking forward to facilitating connections, building relationships, and providing a greater opportunity to grow all communities. Use #CommunitiesHall to Tweet your photos and experiences from these sessions.

Curated Programming

Wednesday, October 2

11:30 a.m. — 12 p.m. Networking ChaCha Slide
12 — 1 p.m. Peer Resume Reviews
1:30 — 2:30 p.m. Interview Coaching
3 — 4 p.m. DIY Pay Equity
4 — 5:30 p.m. Lightening Tech Talks: What’s Your Why?

Thursday, October 3

9 — 9:30 a.m. Networking ChaCha Slide
10 a.m. — 12 p.m. Pass It On Award Winner Presentations and Demos
1 — 2 p.m. How to Get Started as a Technical Entrepreneur
2:15 — 3:15 p.m. Empowering Men to be Allies of Tech Equity

  • Dr. Bushra Anjum, Senior Software Engineer at Doximity
  • Haile Owusu, SVP of Analytics, Decisions, and Data Sciences at Warner Media
  • Stephanie Tung, Community Operations at Uber; Community Leader for Silicon Valley
3:15 — 4:15 p.m. Get Involved with Systers
4:30 — 5:30 p.m. Women in Tech at the United Nations

  • Elahe Amani, Interim Director of Academic Technology at CSU Fullerton
  • Mirka Snyder Caron, Associate at Montreal AI Ethics Institute
  • Ursula Wynhoven, ITU Representative to the United Nations
  • Rose Robinson, Senior Director, Evangelist at

Community Fairs

Wednesday, October 2

11:30 a.m. — 1 p.m. Tokyo; Los Angeles; Silicon Valley; Iranian Women in Computing; Black Women in Computing; Latinas in Computing; Pakistani Women in Computing
1:30 — 3 p.m. Nairobi; Chicago; Washington DC; Japanese Women in Computing; Indian Women in Computing; LGBTQA in Computing; Worldwide Volunteers
3:30 — 5 p.m. London; Dublin; Houston; Systers; Systers Spain

Thursday, October 3

9:30 — 11 a.m. Amsterdam; Minneapolis; Northern New Jersey; Chinese Women in Computing; Systers IETF; Anita|Bees
11:30. — 1 p.m. Atlanta; New York City; Australia; Filipinas Women in Computing; Turkish Women in Computing; Best of Systers Blog
1:30 — 3 p.m Austin; Portland; New Zealand; Women in Cybersecurity; Vietnamese Women in Computing; Anita’s Quilt
3:30 — 5 p.m. Boston; Seattle; Arab Women in Computing; Systers in Government; Pass It On Awards

Meetups and Socials

Wednesday, October 2

11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Arab Women in Technical Roles
1 — 2 p.m. Jewish and Kyrgyzstan Women in Technical Roles
2:30 — 3:30 p.m. Indian Women in Technical Roles
4 — 5 p.m. Chinese Women in Technical Roles

Thursday, October 3

10:30 — 11:30 a.m. Pakistani Women in Technical Roles
12 — 1 p.m. Local Community
1:30 — 2:30 p.m. Native Women and Systers Spain in Technical Roles
3 — 4 p.m. Iranian Women in Technical Roles
4:30 — 5:30 p.m. Asian Women in Technical Roles