The 2013 version of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing was a big success. Living up to it’s billing as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, over 4,750 people from 53 countries attended this multi-day event. GHC was not only bigger but also better, receiving an overall quality rating of 4.52 out of a maximum of 5 and 95% of respondants rated it good or excellent.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Anita Borg Institute
Senior Vice President, Services Transformation, Cisco Systems
Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Chief Operating Officer, Facebook and Founder, Leanin.org
Colleen Taylor from TechCrunch interviews Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College on how they transformed their computer science program and increased the ratio of women. View the video here.
Colleen Taylor of TechCrunch gets the answer from GHC 2013 attendees. See the video here.
TechCrunch covers the job fair at the Grace Hopper Celebration and looks at why the hottest tech companies are looking to hire more female engineers. View the video here.
CBS This Morning did a segment on women in computing that featured Sheryl Sandberg and the Grace Hopper Celebration in Minneapolis this year. You can view it here.