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This immensely useful workshop took place on Day 3 of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Camilla Heinzmann and Kelly Watson of Orange Grove Consulting were our energetic, engaging and impactful presenters. Camilla started by emphatically stating, “We … Continue reading
This session was presented by Beth Budwig, Mamta Suri and Harika Adivikolanu of Workday. Harika is a new graduate. The number of young speakers at GHC 17 is incredible! 80% of people feel stressed at work. 25% of people feel … Continue reading
Smartly attired in a black sequined blouse and plain skirt, speaker Nandini Bhatt opened her lecture by asking how many people in the audience were attending Grace Hopper for the first time. Several attendees raised their hands. “I was you … Continue reading
Laurel asked, “Who here is a good girl and a perfectionist?” She discussed the social conditioning that leads girls to believe they can’t be angry or say how they feel. Perfectionism comes from a fixed mindset, vs. a growth mindset. A … Continue reading
The session was hosted by identical twins Josie Gillan and Laurel McLay. Josie identified herself as the right-brained twin and introduced her sister as the left-brained twin. Josie demonstrated her right-brained nature by indicating her loud-print trousers. Laurel was wearing … Continue reading
There is a walnut-shaped area in the base of the brain that contains bad memories. Brain scans have shown that female brains are very active and light up red in that area. We all file away negative experiences. The problem … Continue reading