03-23-2011 09:00 AM CET - Science & Education

Google Announces HITB2011AMS Conference Grant for Women Hackers

Press release from: HITB
HITBSecConf2011 - Amsterdam
HITBSecConf2011 - Amsterdam

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 23 March 2011 - As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, Google is pleased to announce the HITB2011AMS CONFERENCE GRANT. This grant is set up to enable more female computer scientists to attend and participate in HITB2011AMS. The grant includes a pass to the conference on 19th and 20th of May (accommodation not included) & travel expenses up to EUR500! We encourage all female computer scientists to apply and Google will select and notify one person out of the pool by e-mail on April 27 2011. To be eligible for a conference grant, candidates must:

* Be a female working in or studying Computer Science
* Maintain a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership ability
* Be able to attend the 2 full days of the main conference

How To Apply

To apply send, no later than April 20th 2011, an e-mail to europe-events@google.com with the subject “HITB2011 Conference Grant” containing:

1. Your full name and email address
2. Current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
3. Your CV
4. A 1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about why you wish to attend HITB and why attending is important to your research and/or future career

For further event details please see http://conference.hitb.nl/hitbsecconf2011ams/

HITBSecConf is run as a community-backed not-for-profit effort endorsed by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Malaysian National Computer Confederation (MNCC), Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), MSC Malaysia and the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI).

Suzanne Heerschop
Media Officer

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Tel: +31-(0)6-44554677
Mail: suzanne@hackinthebox.nl

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