Recent news and blogs of interest to Sun Women
By katysblog on Nov 20, 2009
Catching up on news and blogs of interest to Sun Women:
"Famous Women in Computer Science" blog entry by Katy Dickinson, 19 November 2009
"Women Get More VC Funding When They Ask for It" blog entry by Joann Yates, 27 October 2009
"An OpenSolaris Shirt for Women!" blog entry by Deirdre Staughan, 15 October 2009
"Sun at the 2009 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing"
Sun News dated September 21, 2008 -
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) conference will be held in Tucson, Arizona, September 30 - October 3, 2009. Twenty-four Sun employees will attend this year's conference, including Sun CTO Greg Papadopoulos, who will present an invited technical talk on his new book — Citizen Engineer, A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering . Co-authored by Dave Douglas and John Boutelle, Citizen Engineer examines the rapidly changing engineering world and provides practical advice to help engineers of all types master the requirements to succeed in this new era.
Women Ph.D. Students Win Scholarships to Grace Hopper Conference
This is the second year that the at Sun Labs has awarded Grace Hopper Conference scholarships to two women interested in hardware development. These scholarships underscore Sun's promotion and support for computer hardware research. The students are Taniya Siddiqua, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at the University of Virginia, and Lamia M. Youseff, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.