Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the Mecca for women in technology. Taking place in Houston this year, GHC will attract 15,000 attendees for three days jam-packed with hundreds of technical sessions, career talks, company events, and research presentations … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration

Highlights from the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

“You are building the future – build the one you want to live in.” Inspiration was rife and passion was tangible in the air at the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held this year in Houston, Texas. This … Continue reading Highlights from the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Trendy Techie’s Guide to Tweetworking: How to Master Conference Networking at a Large Scale

In an hall of 10,000 people, how do you get noticed? Networking is a skill that is fundamental to the success of your career, and it can be a difficult one to master, particularly for large-scale conferences and events with thousands … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to Tweetworking: How to Master Conference Networking at a Large Scale

GHC14 Day 2 – Megan Smith, Maria Klawe and Satya Nadella take the Stage

Summing up the morning keynotes in one emotion: awe. The surprise speaker that GHC had kept a secret until she walked out on stage was, as I expected, the new CTO of the United States of America, Megan Smith. What … Continue reading GHC14 Day 2 – Megan Smith, Maria Klawe and Satya Nadella take the Stage

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC14) Day 1

When I imagined going to Grace Hopper, I had no idea of the scale of the event. This year’s celebration brings a record 8,000 attendees from 64 countries to Phoenix, Arizona for a three-day women in computing conference. The attendees … Continue reading Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC14) Day 1