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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Cassandra Oduola

Richmond, United States


“My dream job is to be a top deep learning researcher...I want to impact the future by developing novel deep learning algorithms as well as doing side research in the area of Quantum AI.”



Texas A&M University


Computer Engineering