Grace Hopper Celebration India(Bangalore, 2019)

The Grace Hopper Celebration India is Asia’s largest gathering of women technologists. I happened to have a chance to be at GHCI this year which was also the 10th edition and was held in Bangalore from Nov 6-8. It was overwhelming to be surrounded by such a large number of women, we had over 5000 attendees this year from over 371 organizations and 151 different cities, Bangalore topping the chart. Grace Hopper Conference happens only in two places across the…

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DevConf.US, Boston 2018

After a successful event in India, DevConf was all set for it’s first chapter in US and that was conducted on Aug 17-19, 2018 in Boston. The venue for the conference was decided as Boston University and it was an appropriate venue for such a conference where we could also some student attendance. Given that it was the first ever DevConf in US, the attendee turnout was somewhere between 350 to 400. Journey: The way my journey started is worth…

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DevConf.IN, Bangalore 2018

DevConf is an annual Developers’ Conference and it was organised at such a big scale in India for the first time. It was conducted on 4-5 Aug, 2018 at Christ University, Bangalore. There were over 1100 attendees and 110 speakers at the conference, the conference was indeed a success! Day 0: I was travelling to Bangalore after four years, the last time I was around was at PyCon India, 2014 and now again for DevConf.IN, 2018. I landed at the Bangalore…

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Dev Conf, Brno 2015

Dev Conf, Brno 2015 was held from Feb 6-8, 2015 in Brno and this was my first time at an international conference, glad to have this opportunity. After receiving the talk proposal acceptance mail, it was a long way to go(literally a long journey) and involved too much of planning and preparation. I started with looking at the documents required for Schengen Visa (appeared a long list at first), collected documents for Visa process, deciding on  travel dates was not…

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