Get Your Ada Lovelace Party Going

It's Ada Lovelace Day. Since BlogHer is all about supporting women in engineering, science, technology and math, we have a whole lotta Ada Lovelace party happening right here. ...more
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The Women of Drupal: an Ada Lovelace Day Appreciation

On this Ada Lovelace Day, I wracked my brain for someone to write about, and came up blank — not because I couldn't think of anyone, but because I can't pick out the one woman in technology or science who's exceptional in some way, because there are so many. So I'm writing about a group of women who who mostly don't know each other but are united by a project that's dear to them, and to me: Drupal. Meet the Drupalchix ...more

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Ada Lovelace Day: Some of My Best Friends are Unicorns

For last year's Ada Lovelace Day, I wrote about a lot of women who are developers and programmers and geeks who inspire me. They still do. This year, I'm lucky enough to be able to add many more to the list: women who love to concentrate deeply, who learn new things all the time, and who make things with code or hardware; who clearly approach life by diving right into it; women who share my passion for free and open source software and free culture. ...more

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day by Recognizing Geeky Librarians

Ada Lovelace Day is one of my favorite blogging days. The only problem comes in deciding which of my favorite geeky women to honor. It's a tough job - and we can all do it! Join the rest of the Ada Lovelace Day bloggers and blog about your own favorite women in tech. ...more

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Three Women In Technology Who Have Helped Change My Life

Technology has fascinated me since I was a child. I've been working and playing with computers since I first learned how to program one in high school. I've had mentors, teachers and have been driven by my own curiosity. But for Ada Lovelace Day I want to give a small shout out and thank you to three women who have deeply impacted my use of technology through their work. ...more

Denise, GMTA ;)

Lynne, you're welcome!

Elisa, we often never know the ripple effects and ...more

Meet Glenda Sims on Ada Lovelace Day

Glenda Sims is a whirlwind of accomplishment in information technology, web education, museum accessibility, web accessibility and web standards. She's someone who makes things change and gets things done, and the worthy honoree of attention on Ada Lovelance Day. Ada Lovelace Dayis an international day of blogging (videologging, podcasting, comic drawing etc.) to draw attention to the achievements of women in technology and science. ...more

Couldn't agree more!


Virginia DeBolt

The Legacy of Ada Lovelace

An icon is a point of visual attention. On this day many of us will focus attention on Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace because she is acknowledged as the first computer programmer. Mrs. King did her programming old school style, on paper. In 1841 there were no computers. ...more

So that when Sidra comes back as a guess speaker she will not be the only woman in the ...more

Celebrating National Women's History Month

March 1 marks the start of National Women's History Month, and AAUW has strong ties to this annual celebration of women history makers. AAUW is an established historic organization that has helped — and continues to help — women make history.With that in mind, AAUW is excited to partner with the National Women's History Project in its 30th anniversary year, which has the theme "Writing Women Back into History." There will be many ways for AAUW members and supporters to get involved this year, and AAUW's Women's History Month celebrations will include the following: A Flickr stream of photos If you have photos of a Women's History Month event to share, please upload them to AAUW's Flickr stream by e-mailing the photos to mess90zap [at]*. Please be sure to include a short caption for each photo in the subject line or in the text of your e-mail message and indicate that the photos are for National Women’s History Month. Women's History Month-related photos will be available for viewing directly on the Flickr account. A YouTube video campaign AAUW staff members will be filming short videos about women they are honoring during Women's History Month that will be uploaded to AAUW's YouTube channel. If you would like to share a Women's History Month-related video that you’ve made, just upload it to your own account and send in the link via e-mail. We will collect videos from AAUW branches and members and online supporters and share them through the blog and/or Facebook. ...more

Ada Lovelace Day: Honoring our Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives,Friends, Neighbors, Teachers, Mentors and other Women Who Tech

How do you define a role model in the category "women who tech?" Conversations about this and what comprises noteworthy examples abound: ...more

That's why I'm committing myself to writing bout one a week til 3/24/09, Ada Lovelace Day ...more