Go Daddy Grace Hopper Sponsorship

GoDaddy is excited to sponsor students to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in 2016, and we are excited to include Howard University in our selection process! In the past two years, we have sponsored over 150 students and have hired 23 interns and new grads through our attendance at Grace Hopper. We are proud to be one of 13 companies that the Anita Borg Institute identified in its annual list of Top Companies for Women Technologists.

GoDaddy is committed to increasing the number of women in technology and sponsoring students to attend Grace Hopper is one of our initiatives. In 2015, we increased the number of our women interns and new college graduate hires in engineering from 14 percent to 39 percent in both categories. And for 2016, we’re trending to hit 50% women new college graduate hires in engineering. In addition, we were recently added to the Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For and we have several women in technology leadership roles including our CTO, Elissa Murphy
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We look forward to providing an experience that will motivate and encourage your interest in a computer science career.

Grace Hopper Scholarship Submission Process

Apply through the following link: https://app.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Job.aspx?j=oB3X2fwn

Please provide a resume and a 1-2 page essay on the following questions:

· Why do you want to attend Grace Hopper?

· and why is computer science important to you?

Scholarship Awards and Timing

GoDaddy already purchased the registrations and we will register the students names once they are selected. We will provide monies to assist in covering travel and lodging for each student selected. The student/school will be responsible for booking travel.

Scholarship submissions must be received by Friday, May 13 at midnight. We will review the resume and essay and inform students that have been selected by Wednesday, June 15.

In addition to the selected students, all your students and faculty attending Grace Hopper will be invited to our Space Party at the Houston Space Center. We will provide bus transportation and heavy appetizers will be served.

We look forward to partnering with Howard University and building a strong relationship that encourages and increases women in technology.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Linda Zaruches, lzaruches@godaddy.com.

We look forward to the submissions!

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