Blog Posts by Lichun Zhan

  • Women in Computing — Grace Hopper Celebration 2012

    photo by Terrikograce_hopperPhoto by Flickr user Terriko

    On Oct. 2-6 2012, I attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Woman in Computing Conference which was held at Baltimore, Maryland. It was a very exciting trip and a great experience for me.

    This annual celebration is presented by Anita Borg Institute for Woman and Technology and it is one of the world’s largest conferences for woman in computing. 3600 people from 42 countries attended this year, and it was a great opportunity to meet many intelligent women who work as company executives, fellows, engineers, professors, teachers, and students.

    This year's theme, “Are We There Yet?”, was supported by many great keynotes, plenary sessions, and technical tracks. The conference also hosted many workshops on career mentoring, technical expert and leader brand building. Leading researchers presented their current work, special sessions focused on the role of women in today’s technology fields, including computer science, information technology, research and

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