Grace Hopper Conference

Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is the world's largest gathering of women technologists with over 37,000+ women who came together, from over 115+ countries in 2020! Learn more here:

Each year, WiCS, FAS, and the SFU School of Computing Science offers grants, which may cover tickets, flights, and accomodation, to members attending the GHC.
To be eligible for a grant, you must be:
- An active student member of WiCS
- Or, a female student in SFU Computing Science

This is a really cool and unique opportunity! If this is something you are interested in, keep an eye out for GHC'23, happening on Sep 26-29, 2023! Grant applications willl close months prior to the event; subscribe to the WiCS mailing list so that you can stay up to date.


GHC'22 Participant Experiences  


Ashlee Yu

"Seeing all these women at different stages of their career was very inspiring. ... My favorite part was being able to connect with the other women there and learn through their experiences. ... I was able to learn a lot about the industry through the career fair and workshops that I had attended." - Ashlee


Video Link: Ashlee's experience



Lina Dang-Nguyen

"The whole room was full, and some of these women were incredibly accomplished, yet they were sitting next to me! It really put things into perspective for me." - Lina


Video Link - Lina's experience



Anna Tang

"The talks there were really inspiring, and Jessie J performed for the closing act! She performed all of her hits for us - including Bang Bang!!" - Anna


PDF Link: Daily Snapshots of GHC'22




Noble Tan

"This is where you’re able to network and meet like minded
people who share the same passions!" - Noble


* GHC 101.pdf
Noble shares a detailed guide on how to make the most out of GHC.


Diana Stephanie Wong

"I got to learn about the different opportunities in CS. I also got to listen to some interesting talks and cool workshops. There was always something going on at the conference - always something to see." - Stephanie


Video Link - Stephanie's experience