GHC 2015 Houston, Texas

BWiC @ GHC

Black Women in Computing’s presence at GHC grows every year. Our goal is to increase our visibility in the tech community and to be successful, we need all the help from our community to participate and volunteer for opportunities at the conference.


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Saturday, October 10, 2015

HBCU Tech Inclusion Workshop

  • 3 morning panels discussing Tech entrepreneurship, Tech landscape and industry opportunities, and the State of Black Computing
  • Afternoon break out sessions for career workshops, tech resources and professional development
  • Networking reception

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Receptions

Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Location: North 200 Level

Black Women in Computing Reception sponsored by Google (Ballroom of the Americas Level 2 Hilton Americas)

Community Booths

Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Location: Community Fair

Systers and sub-communities such as Black Women in Computing/African Women in Computing


Thursday, October 15, 2015

Panel

UWiC Panel: U-Turns, Detours and Roadblocks: Navigating Your Career as an Underrepresented Women in Computing

Time: 10:30pm – 11:30pm

Location: 332C Level 3 GRBCC

Configuration: Talk host style

Lunch

Women of Color lunch Sponsored by Facebook

Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

Location: Lanier Grand Ballroom L-I, Level 4, Hilton Americas

Note: All committee members and invited speakers on Guaranteed Entry List.

UWiC Speed Mentoring Sessions

Times:

2:15pm – 3:15pm Session 1

3:30pm – 4:30pm Session 2 (Repeat)

Location: North Building 120 B-C (Capacity 630)

Community Booths

Time: 10:00am – 5:30pm

Location: Community Fair

Systers and sub-communities such as Black Women in Computing/African Women in Computing


Friday, October 16, 2015

Black Women in Technical Roles Lunch

Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

Location: Ballroom of the Americas A, Level 2, Hilton Americas

Keynote: Debora Plunkett, National Security Agency (left) and Speaker: Jennifer Jackson, CapitalOne (right)

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Panel

UWiC Panel: Bringing Your Whole Self to Work as an Underrepresented Women in Computing

Time: 10:30pm – 11:30pm

Location: 332C Level 3 GRBCC

Configuration: Talk host style

Community Booths

Time: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Location: Community Fair

Systers and sub-communities such as Black Women in Computing/African Women in Computing


Saturday, October 17, 2015

Black Women in Computing presents Pathways to STEM Gaming Workshop in Houston at Prairie View Northwest Houston Campus

  • Sponsors GoDaddy, Intel, Arizona Community Foundation
  • Beta Team from New York delivering workshop
  • Prairie View Northwest Houston Campus providing facility
  • 30 students (20 males, 10 females, 12 Hispanics, 18 Blacks)
  • Providing Parent Panel Pathway to STEM

https://sites.google.com/site/bwicgamingworkshop/

 

There is more information about BWiC speakers at GHC coming soon.