The Ada Initiative

Global Village, India

Supporting women in open technology and culture

  • 2013-01-06T23:40:43+00:00 via feed To: Public

    A hopeful new trend is growing: People are noticing when conference speakers are all or mostly men (and often all white

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  • 2013-01-03T06:31:02+00:00 via feed To: Public

    This is a German translation of our recent blog post on sexism in hacker culture (click here for the English original).
  • 2013-01-02T05:23:28+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Last week, sexism in hacker culture became a topic of worldwide dialogue again. The trigger was a series of sexist inci
  • 2012-12-29T05:13:20+00:00 via feed To: Public

    This is a repost of one of our most popular articles of 2012, originally published August 1, 2012. It has been updated
  • 2012-12-28T05:13:54+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Drum roll, please! The third major “hacker” conference to publicly adopt an anti-harassment policy is Chaos Communi
  • 2012-12-20T08:08:53+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Why is December the biggest month of the year for giving to charities? No matter how many times it plays on TV, “A Ch
  • 2012-12-20T15:27:12+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock writes: Hacker School is a three-month, full-time school in New York forbecoming a better pro
  • 2012-12-10T04:52:06+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Today is Ada Lovelace’s 197th birthday. This is a repost of our Ada Lovelace Day article on Ada Lovelace, focusing on
  • 2012-12-08T00:10:35+00:00 via feed To: Public

    The Python Software Foundation just announced that it will require a code of conduct (an anti-harassment policy) for al
  • 2012-12-07T04:36:14+00:00 via feed To: Public

    [Trigger warning: description of violence against women, death threats, homophobia, and fat-shaming] December 6th is th
  • 2012-12-06T04:26:10+00:00 via feed To: Public

    In 2012, the Ada Initiative helped kick off a discussion in the computer security and “hacker” community about the
  • 2012-11-30T16:21:55+00:00 via feed To: Public

    PyCon US 2013 organizers write: We’re tossing around a lot of ideas as we dive deeper into preparing PyCon 2013, and
  • 2012-11-29T00:39:42+00:00 via feed To: Public

    We’re delighted to share the support of JSConf US 2013, who have launched the # appeal for their attendees to
  • 2012-11-22T15:30:28+00:00 via feed To: Public

    In 2011, Ada Initiative Executive Director Valerie Aurora attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing i
  • 2012-11-19T15:04:07+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Applications are now open for the latest round of Outreach Program for Women internships. The Outreach Program has grow
  • 2012-11-15T16:26:36+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Ada Initiative advisor Karen Sandler and GNOME Women’s Outreach lead Marina Zhurakhinskaya are both promoting a surve
  • 2012-11-13T15:23:19+00:00 via feed To: Public

    # (#) is the first non-profit hackathon series targeting the African American tech community. A hackat
  • 2012-11-08T04:31:17+00:00 via feed To: Public

    Help the Ada Initiative! Thank you to our generous donors and sponsors, who are helping with the Ada Initiative’s wor
  • 2012-11-02T06:01:43+00:00 via feed To: Public

    A Wikipedia editing training workshop is being held in Mumbai this weekend: The day-long workshop intends to address th
  • 2012-11-01T20:14:22+00:00 via feed To: Public

    To all our supporters: thank you so much for your generosity during this fundraising drive. We're thrilled to announce