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My Inspiration for Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a once in a lifetime opportunity for me. Many obstacles stood in my way of fulfilling what I truly want out of my life. At this time, nothing is standing in my way. I have been attending at the University of Missouri St Louis since Spring… Read More ›

How are We Funding our Trip?

You might be curious as how we can send so many students to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. We are very fortunate to have a very supportive advisory board and very supportive alumni. We ran a CrowdFunding campaign to raise the money to go to the Celebration. On June 16 we launched… Read More ›

How did we get to go?

Last summer the IS Department embarked on an experiment to use crowdfunding to support students to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. We were very lucky to have 74 donors who provided more than $8,560 for the trip. This is allowing the department to send eight students to have the experience. Click… Read More ›