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    Coding Conversations: First Time Presenting at a Technical Conference

    October 18, 2018

    Last month was the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston, Texas, and it’s known as the world's largest gathering of women technologists. I was lucky enough to attend this year’s event on behalf of LinkedIn. On the second day of the conference, I was scheduled to give a talk about LinkedIn’s load testing and disaster recovery strategies in...

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    Preparing to Celebrate Women in Tech at GHC ’17

    September 26, 2017

    I’ve been in the technology industry for 17 years and consider my attendance at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing as one of the most powerful experiences of my career—and one of the most fulfilling. I’m looking forward to experiencing the celebration again this year with an amazing group of engineers from LinkedIn. It’s also a moment to reflect...

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    Workplace Bias and User Research at Grace Hopper Celebration 2016

    December 7, 2016

    Coauthors: Elysa Stein, Julie Norvaisas “Oh, I can tell you stories! Age and gender bias. Sexual harassment is still so common. We’ve come a long way but still have work to do.” – Senior female leader at a nonprofit Several weeks ago, a group of LinkedIn’s User Experience Design and Research team had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of...

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    LinkedIn Women in Tech at GHC 2016

    November 7, 2016

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join my peers from LinkedIn’s Women in Tech team at this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of...

  • Together We’re Better: 255 Lean In CS&E Circles created in ...

    March 10, 2016

    “When I first started college, I wasn’t a confident student," recalled Tessa Hurr, a sophomore at Columbia University, who attended...

  • The Best Grace Hopper Celebration Publisher Platform Posts

    October 27, 2015

    Grace Hopper was one of the first women to earn a PhD in mathematics. She went on to lead the team that developed the first computer...