Over 5,000 Women to Attend the Grace Hopper Celebration India with nearly 50 global technology organizations coming together to sponsor GHCI 18, demonstrating their commitment to growing the careers of women in technology
AnitaB.org India, a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in technology today announced that a record-breaking 5,000 women from across the world are expected to attend the 9th edition of the Grace Hopper Celebration India 18 (GHCI).
GHCI is Asia’s largest technical conference for women. The conference will be held from 14-16, November 2018 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC).
AnitaB.Org India also announced the distinguished women business leaders, Lori Beer, Global CIO of JPMorgan Chase & Co & Vaishali Kasture, Founder of Sonder Connect as the keynote speakers for GHCI 18.
“Technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of our life, be it professional or personal. In our world that is dominated by technology it is imperative for women who make up 50% of our population, to have equal representation and opportunities. GHCI is a platform that brings individuals and organizations in technology together, highlighting the need for inclusion in all aspects that are important for women in tech such as pay equity and equal job opportunities, said Geetha Kannan, Managing Director, AnitaB.org India.”
The highlights of GHCI 18 include sessions on the latest technologies with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing, Emerging Technologies, Design in Tech, Trends in Platform Engineering and Tech for Social Impact.
Attendees at GHCI 18 can also look forward to the Career Fair (Exclusively for Women in Technology), Poster Session, Career360 Track, Women Entrepreneur Quest (WEQ), Speed Mentoring, TechTalks and Expert Meetups. A huge attraction at GHCI 18 will be the new Tech Expo, which will showcase some of the latest technology products and solutions, from the world of startups and large organizations.