Hopper Conference, Partnership Book

Published on
July 16, 2013

MentorCloud is preparing to present at theGrace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing(“GHC-13″) in October 2013 and is also working with partnerPeople to People(P2P) to publish a new book calledTriangular Partnership: The Power of the Diaspora. A pre-production version of the book will be distributed at the 5th Annual Global Ethiopian Diaspora Conference on Health Care and Medical Education (28 September 2013, in Washington DC).Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (“GHC-13″)Katy Dickinson and Andrina Chaffin of MentorCloud will be presenting a poster called “Lifetime Value of Mentoring to Technical Women” at GHC13. Katy Dickinson is also moderatingaStudent Opportunity Lab(SOL) topic at GHC13: “Empowering Technical Women Through Global Mentoring” - with TechWomen alumnaeSukaina Al-Nasrawiof Lebanon,Adla Chatilaof Lebanon,Heba Hosnyof Egypt,Maysoun Ibrahimof Palestine, andTrish Tierneyof the USInstitute of International Education(IIE). GHC is the largest technical women's conference in the world. Registration is now open and GHC has announced thatKeynotes and Plenary Sessionswill includeMaria Klawe(President, Harvey Mudd College) andSheryl Sandberg(Chief Operating Officer, Facebook and Founder, Leanin.org):

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is presented by theAnita Borg Institute(ABI) and theAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM). Katy Dickinson is on the ABI Advisory Board. More information: "Grace Hopper and AAUW Conference Prep" (4 June 2013 entry on Katysblog).


Triangular Partnership: The Power of the DiasporaThe developing book will contain chapters by leading subject matter experts on “Triangular Partnership” - a term used byPeople to People(P2P) to describe the relationship between three global groups:

  • Diaspora
  • Developing Countries Institutions
  • Western Institutions

People to People (P2P) is aMentorCloudpartner, a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care, reducing the spread of diseases, and providing technical assistance in promoting and improving environmental health – particularly inEthiopiaand indiasporacommunities. P2P Founder and President is Ethiopian-born neurologistEnawgaw Mehari, MD.As a sample, you can see MentorCloud’s chapter“Professional Mentoring – Fostering Triangular Partnership”by Katy Dickinsonand Ravi Gundlapalli. More information: "Publisher?" (3 July 2013 entry on Katysblog).Images Copyright 2012-2013 by Katy Dickinson and People to People

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