This is our first time we have presence at GHC and we are excited! See the schedule below and please join us at some of our events.
Time: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Location: South Building South Ballroom
Times: 10:00am, 12:00pm, and 5:15pm
Topic: Indian Girls/Women, Neetu Jain (IBM)
Time: 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm
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)
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.