ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 21. Nők a Tudományban Egyesület (NaTE)

Nők a Tudományban Egyesület (NaTE)

Location: Hungary

NaTE is the Association of Hungarian Women in Science, founded in 2011, who work to promote technology to girls by running events and training programmes. They sponsor Girls’ Day, a national day of STEM aimed at girls that has had over 10,000 participants, and interest from 100 organisations. They also run mentoring and shadowing initiatives, and contribute to the EU EFFORTI (Evaluation Framework for Promoting Gender Equality in R&I) project. In 2018 they won the Nature Research Innovating Science Award for their promotion of women in STEM.

You can follow their work here:

Facebook: facebook.com/NokaTudomanyban
YouTube: Nők a Tudományban Egyesület
Website: nokatud.hu

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 20. Dr Holly Jones

Dr Holly Jones

Location: United States

Holly is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy at Northern Illinois University, who writes about the unique challenges facing women and non-binary people doing field work.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @DocHPJones
Blog: fieldsecrets.com
Website: hjones82.wixsite.com/website

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 20. Codette

Codette

Location: Romania

Codette is a community with over 900 members, who promote diversity through events, hackathons, summer labs and coding workshops for women in tech. They also run a mentoring program, a pre-accelerator for tech startups and meetups with entrepreneurs.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @codettero
Facebook: facebook.com/codette.ro
Instagram: @codettero
YouTube: codette
GitHub: Codette
Website: codette.ro

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 19. Melissa Sariffodeen

Melissa Sariffodeen

Location: Canada

Melissa is the co-founder and CEO of Canada Learning Code, launched in 2011 as Ladies Learning Code to champion digital literacy education, especially for women and young people. They have helped over 600,000 people across the country in 10,500 educational events, and received $8 million in funding from the Canadian government to provide more education in schools. Melissa is a judge of Inspiring Fifty Canada, and was a 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Winner.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @melsariffodeen
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/melissasariffodeen
Medium: @melsariffodeen
Website: canadalearningcode.ca

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 19. Women in Technology Uganda

Women in Technology Uganda

Location: Uganda

Women in Technology Uganda has created innovation and incubation hubs to enable women to start their own businesses in tech, with 78% of their alumni employed. They have also partnered with a variety of organisations to provide coding clubs and workshops for girls.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @wituganda
Facebook: facebook.com/witug
Instagram: @witug
Website: witu.org

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