GHCI 20 Leadership and Program Committee

GHCI 20 leadership and program committee comprises of high energy team of experienced technology leaders, professionals from the industry/academia, with a strong passion for technology and a deep commitment to support and mentor fellow women technologists to grow in their careers. Many of them have been associated with GHCI since its inception, seeing the conference grow from 300 to 5000+ attendees in 10 years.

The team collaborates on putting together the overall content for the track, spread the motivation on “Call For Submissions”, work on submission reviews, interact with speakers and brainstorm on the program design – content, sessions, oversee and ensure all processes and timelines are followed with regard to planning and execution of the conference, that brings the research and career interests of women in computing and technology to the forefront.

And, our team brings out a successful GHCI each year with a huge positive impact and difference!

Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 20 Leadership and Program Committee

Program Chairs

Arati Deo, Accenture
Meenakshi Iyer, Standard Chartered
Krithika G, SAP
Maheshwari Dhandapani, Redhat

GHCI 20 Track Chairs

Track: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science
Manjira Sinha, IIT Kharagpur
Tulasi Menon, Microsoft

Track: Cloud Computing
Sreedevi, Amazon
Pushpalatha G.P., VMware

Track: Career 360
Sushma Chakkirala, IBM
Sowmya Venugopal, HCL

Track: Design for Digital Experiences
Ashu Thangaraj, Opentext
Jaya Sharma, Walmart Labs

Track: Emerging Technologies and Industry Trends
Jaya Srivastava, Microsoft
Kanika Jain, PayPal

Track: Expert Meetups/ Networking Circles/ Speed Mentoring
Sowmya Vijayalakshmi, Cisco

Track: Hardware, Internet of Things, and Edge
Divya Anand, Cisco
Ruby Tomar, HPI

Track: Open Source
Krithika Surianarayanan, Standard Chartered
Manidipa Mitra, ValueLabs

Track: Original Research
Laxmi Mukund, Cisco
SaiSheela Rajan, PayPal

Track: Posters
Soundari Arunachalam, Honeywell
Poonam Garg, Western Digital

Track: Security and Privacy
Sreedevi, Amazon
Pushpalatha G.P, VMware

Track: Student Scholarships
Kanchan Joshi, ANZ
Zainab Hyderi, Genpact Digital

Track: Technology Driving Social Impact
Annie Thomas, Tata Consultancy Services
Shilpa Gite, Qualys

Track: Tech Master Classes
Hima Patel, IBM
Yamuna, Wells Fargo

Track: Tech Talks
Harini Seshadri, Morgan Stanley
Neelam Thakur, Standard Chartered Bank

Track: Tech Workshops
Lakshmi Gayatri, VMware
Swapna Viswanath, Philips

Track: Transform Service Operations
Anu Ravi, ANZ
Mahati ChandraMohan, Paypal

Track: Women in Leadership
Nivedita Aggarwal, Parexel
Sindhu kurup, Wellsfargo