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The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is an annual conference for networking and professional development, sponsored by the Anita Borg Foundation.
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  • Play XBox games.
  • Hug Telle Whitney, President of the Anita Borg Institute.
  • Take pride in being a woman in technology.
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Advice for applying to scholarships, etc.

The Anita Borg Institute offers competitive scholarships to support students' attendance at Grace Hopper. Thus far, three Grinnell women have been awarded scholarships - a good track record! Grinnell will gladly support you with letters of recommendation and additional funding to complement a scholarship.

For advice on preparing your application , see 5 tips when applying to opportunities for women in STEM
 

Advice for getting the most out of GHC

  • "Lean in" - be eager to try new things!
  • Decide what you want to get out of GHC before you go. Read the conference program online. Watch YouTube videos of past talks.
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Grinnell students attended GHC in 2008, 2010, and 2011. We want to send a group to GHC 2012 in Baltimore!
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Grinnell students attended GHC in 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2013. We want to send a group to GHC 2014 in Phoenix!

If you've already participated in GHC, please feel welcome to add on to this advice.
 

Reasons why you should go to GHC

  • Build your networking skills. Meet diverse people with a wide variety of interests and experiences. There is no field of CS you can't find represented somehow. In 2011, Dilan found a group of Turkish computer scientists, and Lexy found a company right near her home.
  • Build confidence. Learn to talk about what you want and what you are interested in.
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  • Don't miss the keynotes!
  • Apply to present a poster of your research. The deadline is usually around March 15.
  • Apply for a scholarship to attend GHC. The deadline is usually around May 15.
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