SOURCE: Anita Borg Institute

Anita Borg Institute

October 17, 2012 13:00 ET

Registration Opens for Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 17, 2012) - Registration opened today for the 3rd Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India (GHCI). The annual conference, presented by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) and the Association of Computing Machinery India (ACM India), is the largest gathering of women in computing in India. The Grace Hopper Celebration India will take place on December 12-14, 2012 at the Lalit Ashok Hotel, Bangalore, India. This year's theme "Beyond Boundaries" recognizes that innovation in technology arises from the willingness to cross boundaries in technology and the culture of technology.

The Grace Hopper Celebration is designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today's technology fields, including computer science, information technology, research and engineering.

Highlights of the Conference will include Women Entrepreneur Quest, a Career Fair for Students, and a Hackathon, in addition to the core conference sessions with over 120 speakers, presenters and workshop leaders. To register for the event go to gracehopper.org.in

All GHC India attendees are invited to submit their resumes into this year's resume database. The resumes submitted will be available to GHC India sponsors for onsite interviews at the conference.

The Grace Hopper Celebration in Computing India has 27 sponsors to date, including Founding Sponsor Google; Gold Sponsors Cisco, Microsoft, and NetApp; and Silver Sponsors ACM India, Amazon, CA Technologies, eBay, IBM, Symantec and Thomson Reuters. In addition to sponsoring the conference, these companies are Anita Borg Institute partners. Additional conference sponsors can be found on the website.

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India is a program of the Anita Borg Institute. For more information on registration or sponsorship go to www.gracehopper.org.in.

About the Anita Borg Institute (ABI)

The Anita Borg Institute provides resources and programs to help industry, academia, and government recruit, retain, and develop women leaders in high-tech fields, resulting in higher levels of technological innovation. Our programs serve high-tech women by creating a community and providing tools to help them develop their careers. The Anita Borg Institute is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 charitable organization. ABI Partners include: Google, HP, Microsoft, Amazon, CA Technologies, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, First Republic Bank, IBM, Intel, Intuit, Juniper Networks, Lockheed Martin, Marvell, National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, NetApp, Salesforce.com, SAP, Symantec, Thomson Reuters, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Broadcom, EMC, Neustar, Raytheon, and Yahoo! For more information, visit www.anitaborg.org.

About the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

ACM, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. ACM's recognition of India as a leading player in the computing area led to the establishment of ACM India to advance all aspects of computing in India. For more information, visit india.acm.org

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