Companies Attend GHC For Reasons Beyond Recruitment

Why do companies attend Grace Hopper?

Grace Hopper offers employers access to connect with over 25K women in technology. Aside from the obvious reason for companies to be present at GHC — recruitment — I was curious what else drives their attendance.

I walked through the career fair and asked a handful of companies what their reason was, and here’s what they said…

[We] want to pay it forward, and mentor students.” 

“Last year I submitted my resume to the resume database, and now I am here with the company that hired me.”
-Chat Pham (pictured below, third from left)

“We are in a landscape of emerging technologies. It’s amazing how motivating it is to see other women so passionate about technology and personal growth.”

– Rona Taylor and Sonia Batra (pictured below, left to right)

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“We want to bring light to unconscious biases.”

-Ryan Mosher (not pictured)

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“The most impactful solutions come from teams with the highest diversity. At Intuit, we believe in supporting all our women in tech, bringing the best ideas to our products in helping power prosperity for our customers.”

-Aliza Carpio (pictured below, right)

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“We are excited to tell people that we already have a good cross-section of minority groups.”

– Nara Kasbagern (pictured below, first on left)

“We want to balance the scales as we grow.”

“I am one of two women in software development on a small team.”

– Sidney English (pictured below, farthest right)

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