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F5 employees support women in tech at Grace Hopper Celebration

F5 employees support women in tech at Grace Hopper Celebration

 October 06, 2019

F5 states is proud to champion women in tech and to make steps towards diversifying an industry that needs unique perspectives to create and innovate.

Which is why F5 supported AnitaB.org's Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, an event aimed at improving diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.

Supporting the careers of women in tech

The Grace Hopper Celebration is held in partnership with AnitaB.org, a non-profit social enterprise that envisions a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for which they build it. The event aims to encourage women’s participation in technology by growing community; strengthening collective, diverse voices; fostering inclusion and inspiring action. 

It also celebrates the positive impact and achievements of women at all career levels; to support women in networking with peers, allies and mentors and help each other in their careers; give women and allies technical and career skills through different sessions and foster curiosity and action at all levels of experience.

A history of Hopperx1 events

F5 Networks has a history of being involved in other Grace Hopper events. The company sponsored the Hopperx1 conference in Seattle, plus Archita Mandal, Manager of Technical Communications at F5 Networks, led an inspiring talk at the Grace Hopper Celebration, a large-scale networking and careers event that aims to shatter the perception about women technologists and to encourage diversity in the industry. F5 was a gold sponsor at the event which attracts many thousands of women technologists each year and is the largest event of its kind. 

F5 also extended its global reach as a sponsor of the Hopperx1 initiative in Hyderabad in India.

F5 employees career fair

F5 has a strong commitment to diversity

For the Orlando event, F5 encouraged current employees to get involved by giving them the chance to help attract the best talent at the career fair - and showcase why they love working for the company.

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F5's booth at the career fair attracted many potential candidates. Thanks to a team of enthusiastic employees, including hiring managers and recruiters, conference attendees could learn more about what it's like to work at F5 and what open positions are available for both internships and permanent roles.

F5 Hopper X1 conference

F5's involvement in the event highlights the company's support for women in tech, its engagement in its current employees by giving them an opportunity to leverage all the conference has to offer, and its commitment to recruiting top local-talent at the career fair.

"What an incredible week at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando!" tweeted F5. "Thank you to the hundreds of talented candidates who have visited our booth to learn more about what it means to #BeF5."

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