Ada Who? Blog About Her March 24

Women in tech are seldom household names. Let’s make Ada Lovelace a name to remember! Suw Charman-Anderson wants people to demonstrate their enthusiasm for Ada by pledge to Blog about her on March 24.
clipped from www.pledgebank.com

Pledge “AdaLovelaceDay”



“I will publish a blog post on Tuesday 24th March about a woman in technology whom I admire but only if 1,000 other people will do the same.”

— Suw Charman-Anderson
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Deadline to sign up by: 24th March 2009

1,320 people have signed up (320 over target)

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Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom mentioned, their faces rarely recognised. We want you to tell the world about these unsung heroines. Whatever she does, whether she is a sysadmin or a tech entrepreneur, a programmer or a designer, developing software or hardware, a tech journalist or a tech consultant, we want to celebrate her achievements.

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One Response to “Ada Who? Blog About Her March 24”

  1. Gail Says:

    Norm knew all about Ada Lovelace! He said he read about her in high school. In fact, he also told me that ADA is a programing language!

    Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, and object-oriented high-level computer programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages.

    Ada was named after Ada Lovelace (1815–1852), who is often credited as being the first computer programmer.

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