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: https://ghc.anitab.org/
GHC'23 is coming on Sep 26-29, 2023 in Orlando, Florida!
FAS is offering grants to 2 members attending the GHC. This grant will include a ticket to the conference and $1400, which can be put towards travel costs (e.g. flights and accommodations).
To be eligible for a grant, you must be:
- An active student member of WiCS
- Or, a female student in SFU Computing Science
Check out this page for more information, including the application deadline and process!
GHC'22 Participant Experiences
"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
"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
"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
"This is where you’re able to network and meet like minded
people who share the same passions!" - Noble
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