History

Co-founded by Dr. Anita Borg and Dr. Telle Whitney in 1994 and inspired by the legacy of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) of Women In Computing conference is designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing and technology to the forefront.

About the Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI)

GHCI is India’s largest technical conference for women in computing and technology.

The conference is co-presented by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) India and Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) India. ABI India has been successfully organizing this annual conference since 2010. GHCI focuses on the career, research and entrepreneur interests of women in computing and 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.

Impact

GHCI 2015, held in Bangalore, India  hosted 2,258 attendees from 11 countries and across 272 organizations. GHCI was organized by 450 volunteers and had 66 sessions with a 170 speakers. 95% of all respondents rated the overall quality of GHCI as satisfied and 90% were inspired about the career opportunities ahead of them. Check out other record-breaking stats from the GHCI 2015 Impact Report.