Ada Lovelace Day – 15th October


Her thwarted potential, and her passion and vision for technology, have made her a powerful symbol for modern women in technology.

Check out the following links (and feel free to add your own in the comments!) to help acknowledge and celebrate women involved in technology and science worldwide.

Brief Lives: Ada Lovelace by Alistair MacFarlane, Philosophy Now.

Interview about Ada Lovelace Day – Episode One Hundred And Forty Two – On Women In Science And Wikipedia – Interview With Professor Uta Frith

Ada Lovelace and Wikipedia’s women by Liz McCarthy and Kate Lindsay

A Map of the Gender Gap in Science Around the Globe

How not to run a women in science campaign by Alice Bell

Ada Lovelace Day: Where are the women in science? Right here … My top 10 female scientists by Suzi Gage

Women in science: a difficult history by Rebekah Higgitt

Putting the HER in Hero: why we need more tech superwomen by Belinda Parmar

Finding Ada (Official Site)

Information Pioneers: Ada Lovelace from Information Pioneers on Vimeo.