Grace Hopper Celebration

Drexel students at the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration

Drexel CCI Welcomes 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration Attendees!

Drexel CCI is proud to be an Academic Sponsor of the virtual GHC 2020 conference (Sept. 26, Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2020) and welcomes all attendees, students, faculty, advocates and industry members! We encourage you to learn more about our College's academic programs and our commitment to diversity and inclusion in educating the next generation of computing and information science professionals.

CCI is Proud to Be a Multi-Year GHC Sponsor

Drexel's College of Computing & Informatics is committed to providing networking and enrichment opportunities for all students. As a sustained GHC sponsor, the College and its Women in Tech Initiative send a cohort of students and faculty members annually to the world's largest gathering of women technologists, the Grace Hopper Celebration, presented by GHC provides an exclusive and unparalleled opportunity for our students to network with top tech companies and learn from thought leaders and innovators in the tech world. Many of our students have secured co-op or full-time positions as a result of networking opportunities at GHC.

"Going to a conference where there are about 25,000 women engineers, inspires you and makes you feel empowered." - Allie Do, BS computer science student and CCI Dean's Ambassador. Read More

All current Drexel CCI students are welcome to apply each year to attend GHC. The 2020 GHC application is now closed; stay tuned to this page for announcements on our 2021 application.

"An Inspiring and Impactful Experience"

Drexel CCI and the Drexel Women in Computing Society (WiCS) would like to thank our Corporate Partner Vanguard for supporting our students' travel to the 2019 and 2020 Grace Hopper Celebration. Through Vanguard's generous support, 43 CCI students are attending GHC 2020.

Chat with Our Recruitment Team

Are you interested in learning more about our master's and certificate programs? Drexel CCI's Recruitment team is eager to talk to you. Sign up for one of the following sessions to chat virtually with one of our staff members:

Tuesday, September 29; Time: 11:30am-1:30pm PST/2:30pm-4:30pm EDT
Register for Sept. 29 *This networking session is for furloughed and out of work attendees

Wednesday, September 30; Time: 9:30am-11:30am PST/12:30pm-3:00pm EDT
Register for Sept. 30

Thursday, October 1; Time: 10:00am-11:30am PST/1:00pm-3pm EDT
Register for Oct. 1

Friday, October 2; Time: 9:30am-11:30am PST/12:30pm-3:00pm EDT
Register for Oct. 2

Alternatively, you can email us directly at or Request More Information to set up another time to chat with us.

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