Bio

Red Hat Women in Open Source Academic Award Winner 2017, Jigyasa Grover is an ardent open source enthusiast, Google Summer of Code 2015 & Google Summer of Code 2016 alumna from FOSSASIA and a budding researcher having worked on projects with San Diego Supercomputer Center, National Research Council of Canada and Institute of Research & Development France. A feminist by heart, she is involved as Director of Women Who Code to help bridge gender gap in technology. She has delivered talks in FOSSASIA OpenTech Summit Singapore, Society of Women Engineers Conference, IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit WWC Regional Leadership Summit, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India, & Women Techmakers Meet. In her quest to build a powerful bunch of girls and boys alike & believing in “we rise by lifting others” she mentors aspiring developers in the global programs like Google Summer of Code, Google Code- In, ‘Learn IT, Girl !’ & CodeHeat.