A student in the Computer Information System Department in Nairobi Campus, Ms Nyariak Deng', has received a full scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in the US in October 2016. The Grace Hopper Conference is the largest gathering of women technologist in the world, hosting over 8000 attendees and over 100 Tech companies. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
Nyariak's application was selected through an international and highly competitive process. Considering the stellar applications that Grace Hopper receives, it is a great achievement for Nyariak. Ms Nyariak Deng' was mentored by Dr Chao Mbogo (Lecturer- School of Science and Technology), who has also received partial scholarship to attend and present at the conference.