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ThoughtWorks Sponsoring Grace Hopper's Celebration of Women in Computing Conference

BALTIMORE, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, the custom software experts, is a gold sponsor at the 2012 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, which starts today. The theme of this year's conference is "Are We There Yet?" and the agenda is filled with many thought-provoking sessions ranging from domain to technology centric.

"Our involvement at the Grace Hopper Conference is one of the highlights of the year for me, personally and professionally," says ThoughtWorks CTO Rebecca Parsons. "At ThoughtWorks we passionately believe in the importance of women in IT in helping to bring diverse thinking and better solutions to the industry.  Every year, this conference brings together an amazing group of professional women to help advance this vision."

"ThoughtWorks is pleased to once again support the Grace Hopper celebration," said Craig Gorsline, Managing Director of ThoughtWorks Americas. "We work hard to ensure that women feel they have a home at ThoughtWorks, and that there is proper support for women who elect to make information technology their career choice.   Advocacy, community participation, and attending conferences like Grace Hopper is an important part of ThoughtWorks' mission."

ThoughtWorks' theme at this year's conference is "Never Stop Learning. Never Stop Amazing."  The Company's booth number is 1230.

About ThoughtWorks

ThoughtWorks - the custom software experts. A company wholly devoted to the art and science of custom software. We make it, and we make our clients better at it. Our bottom line is to design and deliver software fast and predictably. Doing enterprise-scale software is tough, but the returns to those organizations that can deliver - on target - are tremendous. ThoughtWorks' products division, ThoughtWorks Studios, offers tools to manage the entire Agile development lifecycle. ThoughtWorks employs 2,000 professionals to serve clients from offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Singapore, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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