Let's change the direction of tech...Together!

Let's change the direction of tech...Together!

On Friday, September 28, 2018, Prof. Anita Hill joined us in Houston to speak at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC 18). Anita discussed the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, her own experience with accusing Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, and the importance of both GHC and the #MeToo movement. Many news reporters covered Anita's inspiring featured session — check out some of our favorite quotes from the media.

Niveditha Kalavakonda, Zahra Shamsi, and Negin Forouzesh wear their medals backstage after winning the 2018 ACM SCR at GHC 18

Inspiring Women

AnitaB.org Honors ACM Student Research Competition Winners at GHC 18

Congratulations to the six winners of the ACM Student Research Competition (ACM SRC). Learn more about the winners and their research.

Vidya Kabra: Anita's Quilt

Community Voices

Anita’s Quilt: Choosing My Paths to Success

Vidya Kabra broke Rajasthani family tradition when she chose to pursue computer science. Now she's a leader at HSBC Technology India.

Representatives from Blackbaud hold their 2018 Top Companies Award on the main stage at the GHC 18 Opening Keynote

Leading Organizations

Blackbaud’s Initiatives Create a Diverse and Inclusive Environment

Learn how Blackbaud's initiatives are increasing diversity and inclusion, and discover why we recognized Blackbaud as one of our 2018 Top Companies Winners.

News

  • AnitaB.org in the News
  • October 23, 2018

GHC 18 From a Speaker’s Point of View

What's it like being a speaker at GHC? Read about Zaina Afoulki's experience at GHC 18, and learn why she recommends others engineers apply to speak.

  • AnitaB.org in the News
  • October 22, 2018

The Impact of GHC on Individuals and the Industry

Sue Keay attended GHC for the first time. Read about her experience, and learn why she hopes to one day have a Grace Hopper Celebration in Australia.

  • AnitaB.org in the News
  • October 22, 2018

SMASH Academy Alumni Find Support at GHC 18

SMASH Academy is a free STEM-intensive college prep program for underrepresented high school students of color. We invited alumni to a reception at GHC.

About Anita Borg

Anita Borg combined technical expertise with a fearless vision to inspire, motivate, and move women in technology. Learn how her legacy continues to touch and change the lives of countless women in the fields of computing and beyond.