Grace Hopper Celebration – Part 2


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Today’s episode is part 2 of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. On part 1, I talked to three attendees and for this episode I talked with speakers and volunteers at the event.

Liz Hill
Liz Hill was a speaker at the student opportunity lab, where she spoke about how to interview teams as you are going through the interview process. Liz Hill is a Program Manager in Microsoft’s Skype for Business group. She has worked in a number of roles prior to moving into program management full time, including as a college radio deejay, mobile phone game tester and in mobile content merchandising.

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Liz Hill spoke at the Student Opportunity Lab

Bushra Anjum
Bushra talked about the Open Source track at Grace Hopper. She was a speaker twice and shared advice on what makes a talk good, and how to improve your talk so that it gets a high interest factor. Bushra has a PhD in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and is currently serving as a Tech Lead for the Amazon Prime Program. her team is responsible for the timely, accurate and reliable services for millions of Amazon Prime customers across the world.

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Bushra has been a speaker twice at Grace Hopper

Sahana Gururaj
Sahana was a volunteer on Open Source Day. We talked the projects that attendees worked on, and the importance of participating at the hackathon. Sahana is a Computer Science graduate from UT Austin. She has worked on the Scholarship Application Committee at Grace Hopper and has been a mentor at Open Source Day. In 2016 she volunteered in logistics and worked with sponsors for the hackathon at the conference.

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Sahana was a volunteer at Open Source Day

Show notes:
http://ghc.anitaborg.org/

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