India’s largest coding event for women, Tech Gig Geek Goddess, culminated in Bengaluru recently. More than 68,791 women technologists have participated in this event. This mega code competition concluded with a glitzy award ceremony held at The Den hotel. Snehlata Mishra was crowned ‘Tech Gig Geek Goddess 2018’ and she has been given the winner’s trophy, merit certificate and a cheque of Rs 1,50,000. To celebrate the genius of women programmers in India, TechGig Geek Goddess 2018 marked the fourth edition of the flagship event. American Express has presented this edition. Geek Goddess is hosted by TechGig India’s leading IT learning platform which has more than 3.2 million technologists onboard. In August TechGig Geek Goddess 2018 was launched when women technologists from all walks of life were invited to share their ideas and codes in different programming languages at the contest. From fresh graduates to senior leader’s women coders from all backgrounds and experience level participated in this edition enthusiastically. Participants were from Chennai, Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and most from Bengaluru. The most preferred programming languages in this season were C, C++, C#, Java and Python. The finale day celebrations also marked a Women Disruptors Conference. This conference saw more than 25 women technology leaders from companies such as IBM, Oracle, Capgemini, Dell IT, Microsoft, Verizon, Juniper, Wipro, Thought Works India, Intuit, PayPal, Accenture and others, exchange their ideas and opinions on diversity and women representation in the IT companies. IAS officer Ira Singhal, and author Anvita Bajpai too graced the conference. Eight more winners were declared in other categories other than the title honour.