Paola Garcia Cardenas

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing: Portland, OR

Paola Garcia Cardenas, 2011 Grace Hopper Conference

Going back to the city where my U.S. story begins, was quite emotional and exciting at the same time. I lived in Portland, OR. for a year, five years ago… Met great people, and became more used to life in the U.S.

During the Grace Hopper Conference, I met interesting women with a common interest: technology. I had the opportunity to be in the audience listening to the keynote speaker, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO. Attended various educational panels, a poster session, and more…