SoftServe Inc., Manager at Women Techmakers Ukraine and GDG Dnipropetrovsk; Google Anita Borg Scholarship 2015 Winner; Past — Software Developer at Ciklum/BackupAgent B.V., Student Developer at Google Summer of Code 2012/ R Project, Google EMEA Travel and Conference Grants Winner (2012).
girls in IT - numbers - Google’s and big corporations’ position about gender diversity - Mixed commands benefits - Top skills for successful career in IT - Programs to support women in Computer Science
the computing workforce in 2014 • 57% of bachelor's degrees earned by women, 12% of computer science degrees • Google's workforce is only 30% female • 56% of women in technology leave their employers midcareer • 20% of software developers are women • 7% of venture capital funding goes to women-owned businesses • In 1985, women earned 37% of computer-science degrees versus about 25% today.
job openings are expected in US by 2020. • Research shows that diversity leads to better decisions, creativity, performance, innovation. • Allows organizations to better cater to a variety of clients. • A lot of benefits for women (high salaries, possibility of remote job, scholarships, grants). • Diverse minds drive innovation, and that access to resources will help us level the playing field for more great minds to join the technology industry.
complicated architecture, versus women that select more rational and easy-maintainable solution; • Women are much more responsible and accurate; • Women have good communication skills inside the team as well as with clients • In mixed commands man are working more harder, calm and be more tolerant
your path since a last career planning • Reflect on your likes and dislikes, Needs and Wants • Make note of your past accomplishments • Look beyond your current job for transferable skills • Review career and job trends • Set career and job goals • Explore new education/training opportunities
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 next academic year • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical ﬁeld • Maintain a strong academic record • Show leadership abilities Scholarship recipients will receive €7,000 and all recipients will be invited to attend our annual Scholarships Retreat in Google Zurich. http://www.google.com/anitaborg
the conference • Up to 1000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs (to be paid after the conference) • Be a woman working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a technical field related to the conference subject • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/google-travel-and-conference-grants/
Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. • Biggest meetup IT women across world, around 95% of attendees (8000) - women! • Free registration for the conference for grant recipients; • Cover travel expenses; http://gracehopper.org/
an online, international program designed to encourage university student participation in open source software development. • Full-time coding schedule during summertime; • Scholarship 5500$ and cool t-shirt; • Working on open-source projects; • Open for students, not only girls https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2015