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[Maryna Zhygadlo] Opportunities for women in technology from Google

[Maryna Zhygadlo] Opportunities for women in technology from Google

Presentation from GDG DevFest - the biggest Google related event in Ukraine. October 24-25, Lviv. Learn more at http://devfest.gdg.org.ua/

Google Developers Group Lviv

October 25, 2014

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  1. Opportunities for women in technology from Google Lidership & Aspiration

    Maryna Zhygadlo
 Software developer, Ciklum
  2. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Problem 66% of

    9-years old girls say that they science and math. ! But only 18% of all college engineering majors are female.
  3. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Tendencies worldwide The

    number of women in CS peaked in the mid-1980s, and has declined ever since. – In 1984, 37.1% of undergraduate CS degrees were awarded to women. • In 2012, it was 12.9%. – In the mid-1980s, women represented 38% of the computing and information technology workforce. • Today it stands at about 25%.
  4. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Tendencies of working

    females in IT 2012 2013 2014 7,6% 8,4% 12,4%
  5. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Why does it

    matter? • 1.4 million computer specialists job openings are expected in US by 2020. • Research shows that diversity leads to better decisions, creativity, performance, innovation. • Helps eliminate groupthink. • Allows organizations to better cater to a variety of clients. • A lot of benefits for women (high salaries, possibility of remote job). • IT is an cool place to work!
  6. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Google Travel and

    Conference Grants requirements • Be a woman working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a technical field related to the conference subject (no residency restrictions apply) ! • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability ! • Be able to attend the core day(s) of the conferences http://www.google.com.ua/edu/students/google-travel-and-conference-grants/#!europe
  7. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Details about grants

    • Size of grant is up to 1000 euro ! • Each conference has it’s deadline to apply ! • All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email, approximately 4 weeks prior to the conference
  8. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google 10 years more

    than 1000 scholars globally Europe 2007 Canada 2008 USA 2004 Africa 2007 Australia 2006 New Zeeland 2006 Asia 2010 India 2008
  9. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Who can apply?

    • Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2014-2015 academic year • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD program at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field • Maintain a strong academic record http://www.google.com/anitaborg/emea
  10. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Application process From

    15 October 2014 till 2 February 2015 Online form CV Essay References Marks
  11. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Winners from Ukraine

    • 2011 Recipient Maryna Zhygadlo, Zhytomyr State Technological University ! • 2012 Finalist Helen Maevskaya, Odessa State Polytechnic University ! • 2014 Recipient Yulia Pavliuk, National Technical University Of Ukraine ! ! ! ! ! ! Zhytomyr State Technological
  12. Anita Borg Scholar Alumni Community Changing the ratio of women

    in tech at the K-12, university and industry levels
  13. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Structure of community

    ! 20 Planning X = 3 regions Committee members ! ! EMEA, North America, APAC
  14. Grace Hopper Conference 2014 The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women

    in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM.
  15. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google • Admiral in

    the U.S. navy • Invented the compiler, an intermediate program that translates English language instructions into the language of a computer • Was given a title “Queen of programming” Grace Hopper, 1906-1992
  16. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Convention Center at

    Phoenix, Arizona ! 94% of the 8000 participants are female
  17. #Opportunities for women in tech from Google Microsoft CEO Satya

    Nadella to Women: Don't Ask For A Raise, Trust Karma