October 3–6, 2012
Baltimore Convention Center | Baltimore, Maryland, United States
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is a conference series that brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Presenters are leaders in their fields and represent industrial, academic, and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, and special sessions focus on the role of women in technology fields such as computer science, information technology, research, and engineering.
Microsoft is pleased to sponsor Grace Hopper for the sixth consecutive year as a Platinum Sponsor. The work of the Anita Borg Institute and the Association for Computing Machinery, in coordination with the Grace Hopper Conference, is critical in attracting and retaining women who will create new technological innovations all over the world. This year, Microsoft’s own Linda Apsley is serving as conference co-chair as we seek to address the theme, “Are We There Yet?” Learn more...
Join Us at the Microsoft Booth
Visit the Microsoft booth and learn from Microsoft technical women how to build mobile apps. GHC attendees who build and submit their apps can enter a drawing to win Windows Phones. Not only can you meet amazing technical women and learn about careers at Microsoft and Microsoft Research, but you can also have fun while improving your technical skills.
About Microsoft Research Connections
We collaborate with the world’s top academic and scientific researchers, institutions, and computer scientists to help solve some of the most urgent global challenges. Our collaborations help shape the future of computing by focusing on research in the following fields:
- Computer Science: Fostering innovative research to advance social and human potential
- Earth, Energy, and Environment: Accelerating scientific insights that advance our understanding of the natural world
- Education and Scholarly Communication: Empowering the academic community with innovative tools and technologies
- Health and Wellbeing: Applying advanced computing technologies to improve health and wellness
- Natural User Interface: Exploring human-centric ways for people to interact with future computing paradigms