Welcome to Finding Ada, a conference for women – and men – in tech who are interested in learning how to write, plan and give presentations, and who want to meet conference organisers and understand how to get onto the conference circuit.
We all know that there are rarely enough women speaking at conferences, and it’s time to do something about it! Finding Ada hopes to help women gain confidence in their speaking ability and draw attention to the huge number of smart, knowledgeable women in the tech industry who are just itching to get up on stage and share their expertise.
You’ve found Finding Ada right at the beginning of the event planning process. The conference will be held some time in 2009, somewhere in London, but you’ll have to join our mailing list or follow us on Twitter to find out more! We’ll let you know just as soon as we have more details.
We already have interest from various potential sponsors. If you would like to join them in supporting Finding Ada, please email Suw Charman-Anderson.
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