A Record-Breaking 5,000 Women to Attend the Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 18, the Largest Technical Conference for Women in Asia

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05 November, 2018: 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). For the conference highlights and detailed agenda of the conference click: https://ghcindia.anitab.org/ghci-18-schedule-overview/

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.

For more information please visithttps://ghcindia.anitab.org/

About the Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI)

GHCI is Asia’s largest technical conference for women in technology. The conference is co-presented by the AnitaB.org India and Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) India. AnitaB.org India has been successfully organizing this annual conference since 2010. GHCI focuses on the career, research and entrepreneur interests of women in technology. Presenters at the conference are leaders in their respective fields from industry, academia and government. The conference results in collaborative proposals, networking and mentoring for attendees. The conference also offers professional development through a variety of activities. Last year, GHCI 17 had 4000+ attendees, support of 46 leading technology organizations as sponsors, participation from 406 academic and corporate organizations, 74 sessions and 184 speakers.

About AnitaB.org: www.anitab.org

AnitaB.org connects, inspires and guides women in technology and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. Founded in 1997 by computer scientist Anita Borg, our reach extends to more than 87 countries. We believe technology innovation powers the global economy and that women are crucial to building technology the world needs. AnitaB.org is a non-profit organization registered as a section-8 Company under the Companies Act, 2013 in India.