Press release Opens Call for Participation for Hopperx1 New York City

Sponsored by Businesswire

Global nonprofit
announces the Call
for Participation and Scholarship Applications
are now open for Hopperx1
New York City
which will take place in New York, November 4, 2019.

Hopperx1 New York City is modeled after the Grace
Hopper Celebration
. The event brings together women technologists –
along with leading companies from industry, academia, and research – to
build relationships, learn, and advance their careers.

“Hopper events give us an opportunity to strengthen our collective,
diverse voices, and showcase women innovators in various parts of the
world,” said Ruchita Nigam, Engineering Manager, FaceBook, and New York
Community Leader Volunteer, “We are thrilled to bring
Hopperx1 back to New York and to be bringing the women of this city
together to provide them with the tools and support they need to grow,
learn, and develop across the entire academic and technical career path.”

There are three conference tracks for Hopperx1 New York City covering a
wide range of fields for every technical woman, including:

  • Career/Diversity & Inclusion Provides a platform
    for speakers to discuss their experiences and strategies that have
    helped advance their careers and diversity and inclusion programs.
  • Technology – Designed to create awareness around technical
    innovations and research, industry trends, prevalent challenges,
    untapped opportunities, and new skills needed to advance careers in
    areas such as AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Data Science.
  • Startup/Entrepreneurship – Provides a forum for learning and
    discussion on a variety of topics to help attendees understand what it
    takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

Find out more about the call for participation, including a step-by-step
guide to submitting a proposal, here.
Submissions close on July 3, 2019.

Sponsorship opportunities will be available in August 2019. For more
information, please email
General registration opens in September 2019.

About is a nonprofit social enterprise committed to increasing the
representation of women technologists in the global workforce. engages with tens of thousands of women and leading
organizations around the world to build diverse and inclusive workplace
cultures. Founded in 1997 by our namesake, computer science visionary
Anita Borg, our organization works toward a future where the teams that
create technology mirror the people and societies for whom they build
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