Grace Hopper Celebration (#GHC17) Why and How to Prepare for Hackathons

Thursday morning after a fantastic first day at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2017, I was elated to begin my day with “Why and How to Prepare for Hackathons” The panel of experts included: Moderator: Kaoutar El Maghraoui, Research Scientist, IBM Sana Odeh, Professor NYU Shaila Pervin, Research Staff Member, IBM Xiaodan (Sally) Zhang, Software Engineer, … Continue reading Grace Hopper Celebration (#GHC17) Why and How to Prepare for Hackathons

Grace Hopper Celebration (#GHC17) Day 1 Recap

With 18,000 conference attendees and a live-stream around the world, the “growing demand for this event really demonstrates that we have started a movement” said the host. “Individually, we are powerful; together we are unstoppable… You are part of a movement. And together we are changing the world.” She was followed by Dr. Fei-Fei Li … Continue reading Grace Hopper Celebration (#GHC17) Day 1 Recap

At Grace Hopper (GHC17): Find Your Inner Tech Talk in 60 Minutes

In one of the largest ballrooms in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Katerina Domenikou and Vedika Dalmia, Infrastructure Engineers at Bloomberg, gave an inspired talk on how to “Find Your Inner Tech Talk in 60 Minutes.” As someone unafraid of public speaking, seeking ways to have impact on the technical community, I couldn’t have chosen a … Continue reading At Grace Hopper (GHC17): Find Your Inner Tech Talk in 60 Minutes