Grace Hopper Celebration Winners

The Windows Insider Women in Computing Award sends up to 10 college women majoring in computer science (or a related field) to Grace Hopper, one of the largest gatherings of women technologists in the world. Winners will receive a paid trip to Grace Hopper, followed by mentoring at Microsoft Headquarters.

Congratulations to this year’s winning entrants and a huge thank you to all of the amazing women who applied for this award. We are immensely proud to have received your applications and to know you are transforming the field of technology. Read more about the winners’ stories here.

2018 Winners

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Chineye Emeghara

Houston, United States


"My goals within computer science lie between creating a more welcoming space for black women of all ages, making strides to diminish ‘technological deficiency’ in developing countries, and overall creating really cool technology."



The University of Texas at Austin


Computer Science