Chinese Women in Computing

Community Booth

The Asian Women in Computing community booth will be open on these dates and times at the Grace Hopper Conference.

Wednesday 4:30-10:00 pm

Thursday 10:00 - 5:30 pm

Friday  10:00 - 2:30 pm

Come visit the booth to meet our members.

Wednesday October 8 2014

Newcomers Session 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Location: North Halls A-D

Join the conference leadership in recognizing and thanking the volunteers who helped create GHC 2014. The leadership team will then give attendees a glimpse of what to expect the next few days and how to navigate the conference to design “your” perfect experience.


Thursday, October 9, 2014

General Speed Mentoring 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: South Ballroom

During this interactive session, attendees share their professional backgrounds and business goals, allowing both mentor-mentee to network and connect along a common axis – be it along their technical interests or career aspiration.


Lunchtime Table Topics 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Location: North Halls 1-6

Connecting Chinese Women in Computing in U.S., Asia and Around the World

Moderator: Qian Lin Mao


Friday, October 10, 2014

Lunchtime Table Topics 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Location: North Halls 1-6

Growing Chinese Women in Computing Discuss and brainstorm how to grow Chinese women in computing as a community, what are unique challenges Chinese women in computing face, and how can we support each other to advance career?

Moderators: Qian Lin Mao & Wei Lin


New Systers Communities Panel 5:15 pm – 6:15pm

Location: North 229 A-B

Expanding Reach for African and Asian Systers and Women in Computing EVERYWHERE

Newly formed ABI Communities, African Women in Computing (WiC), a sub-community of Black Women in Computing and Asian Women in Computing with 3 sub-communities, ChineseWiC, Filipinas in Computing and IndianWiC, share why they started their communities, the challenges their specific groups face and their plans and initiatives to recruit and retain women into IT fields.  Recognizing, women in their groups are living and working around the world, panelists from each of these communities discuss their initiatives to help other African and Asian women everywhere. 

Panelists: Rose Robinson (Moderator), Jean Njoroge (AfricanWiC), Qiao Lin Mao (ChineseWiC), Elizabeth Bautista (FilipinasIC), Roshni Chandrashekhar (IndianWiC)



Location: West 301 D

Hangout with our community members, network with fabulous Syster and hear from Entrepreneurs on how their community is helping women in startups, Student ResearcHers in research interests, Peace Corps representative partnering with Systers on open source projects, Systers GSoC student about her experience this summer, and a PIO award recipient on how she used her award funds to impact her community.