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December 2015

Thinking Big: Ada, Countess of Lovelace

12 December 2015 - 12 December 2016
Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043 United States
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$15.00

The newest exhibit at the Computer History Museum, Thinking Big: Ada, Countess of Lovelace, celebrates the 200th birthday of English mathematician and visionary Ada Lovelace (1815–1852). Drawing on the Lovelace papers held at the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, the Computer History Museum is the only other location in the world where you can discover these extraordinary papers. Ada, Countess of Lovelace, was a remarkable person who was charming, temperamental, inquisitive, and intelligent. Lovelace lived at a time when women…

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September 2016

Ada Lovelace Day

26 September 2016 @ 10:50 am - 28 September 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Zamani College, Kaduna, 1 Waziri Maccido road
Kaduna, Kaduna 800242 Nigeria
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Free
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Ada Lovelace Day: to speak to young girls about women in science, engineering and technology.

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October 2016

Peterborough STEM Festival 2016

1 October 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Future Business Centre, Peterborough United Football Club, London Rd
Peterborough, PE2 8AN United Kingdom
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Free

A FREE to attend celebration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inspired by Ada Lovelace Day. A family friendly event held in the centre of Peterborough on Saturday 1st October 2016. We want to inspire younger people to become tomorrow’s innovators in science, technology, engineering, and maths. We will be showing what’s new, unusual and surprising in STEM, and give participants the opportunity to obtain hands-on experience, and meet fantastic role models. Festival activities include coding workshops, interactive science experiments,…

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Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, King’s College London – Ada Lovelace Day

5 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
King’s College London, Strand
London, WC2r 2LS United Kingdom
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As part of our 'Women in Science Week' speakers for the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Ada Lovelace Day 2016 include Kate Russell, a journalist, reporter and author who speaks regularly to inspire the next generation of technologists and was voted the Computer Weekly 13th most influential woman in UK IT. The Department of Chemistry’s Dr Helen Coulshed has been involved in numerous outreach activities, mentoring and women in science groups, while pursuing her own research in chemistry and…

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Ada Lovelace Day Panel Event: Championing Success and Avoiding the Echo Chamber #WiSTEMspotlight

6 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Stables, Digital Science, 2 Trematon Walk
London, N1 9FN United Kingdom
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Free

REGISTER HERE Join us on 6th October from 6.30pm at our London HQ for our next Spotlight event, a free evening of talks discussing issues around women in STEM and what we can actively do to make a difference. This event is part of a series hosted by Digital Science to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and will look at: Championing Success and Avoiding the Echo Chamber. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and…

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Exhibition: Ada Lovelace og kvinner i informatikken

7 October 2016 - 31 October 2016
UiO: Informatikkbiblioteket, Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Gaustadalléen 23B Oslo 0373 Norway + Google Map

Poster exhibition celebrating Ada Lovelace and women in technology, at the Informatics library at the University of Oslo. More information (in Norwegian).

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STEM Scavenger Hunt

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 16 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Collect your clues at the Imaginarium and venture on our STEM Scavenger Hunt.  Drop your completed entry in the Imaginarium's STEM Scavenger Hunt Raffle Box to be entered to win $25 in Chamber Cash!

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STEM Children’s Book Display

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library–Landwehr Children’s Learning Center, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
Free

Check out our Children's STEM Book display in the Landwehr Children's Learning Center!

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Ladies of STEM Book Display

7 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Check out our Ladies of STEM Book Display in the Imaginarium!

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Ada Lovelace Day – Encouraging Girls into Computer Science

7 October 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen, AB10 7QB United Kingdom
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To celebrate the achievements of Ada Lovelace and to encourage girls into Computing Science, Wider Access team and the School of Computing Science and Digital Media at Robert Gordon University are organising an afternoon of  practical and engaging Computing workshops. The workshops are aimed at S2 and S3 girls who show potential in STEM subjects, and they provide the participants an opportunity to learn more about Computing Science and meet other females working and studying in the profession.

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Teen Tech–3D Printer

7 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Teens are invited to discover the 3D printer by designing a 3D object using Tinkercad, a free online program that teaches basic 3D print design.  Teens will also have an opportunity to have their design or a design of their choosing printed on the library's 3D printer while playing STEM trivia.  Due to the length of time 3D printing takes, teens will need to pick up their 3D prints at a later date.

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Cream Tea with Inspirational Women

8 October 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Porlock Village Hall, Toll Road
Porlock, Somerset TA24 8QD United Kingdom
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£8

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, Porlock hosts a Cream Tea with Inspirational Women featuring 5 speakers with careers and achievements spanning engineering, construction, computing, marketing and sport.  They will be sharing their stories of how they come to be doing what they are, how they got there, who inspired them along the way and what the future holds for them.  Tickets are available from Porlock Visitor Centre, or online at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/372507.  Advanced ticket sales only.

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Sunday Crafternoon

9 October 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

Join us during this open studio time in the Imaginarium for self-guided Sunday craft time.  Supplies and equipment will be available for use, but feel free to bring your own.  In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, button-making supplies for creating your very own Ada Lovelace Day button pin and "Ladies of STEM" coloring sheets will be available.  The Imaginarium is open to all ages, but children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Academic Women Now: experiences of mid-career academic women in Scotland

10 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Post-Graduate Centre main foyer, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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Free

Tuesday 11 October is Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM). To celebrate, Heriot-Watt University will host an exhibition showcasing the career paths of Heriot-Watt mid-career female academics*, women who have been through the early career stage but not yet reached the pinnacle of their careers. Some have worked overseas or in industry and many balance their career with family responsibilities. In demonstrating their routes to success we hope…

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Women In Research Speaker Night

10 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University Of Queensland St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland Australia + Google Map
Free

In celebration of Ada Lovelace day, we will be celebrating the achievements of women in science and technology with a speaker night, featuring women from a diverse range of fields presenting on the work they're currently doing. Register your attendance for free now at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/women-in-research-speaker-night-tickets-27672897381 Come along and enjoy free food and drinks while hearing from some amazing women, including: - Samantha Hood: Samantha is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland currently undertaking a PhD. Her research is…

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Curiosity Labs–What is DNA?

10 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Free

What is DNA? DNA science is used every day in our world. Forensic labs test DNA evidence, farmers use genetically modified seeds and doctors target disease treatments using DNA markers. Everyone has heard of it, and everyone has it, but what is it? In this activity students will learn about the structure and function of DNA. Curiosity Labs is a series sponsored by MilliporeSigma that connects their scientists with Mead Public Library patrons. Attendees will be treated to themed science presentations…

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Code & Chips 2016

11 October 2016
Trinity Centre, 24 Cambridge Science Park
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 0FN United Kingdom
Free

Code&Chips is a totally free event hosted by ARM and HackLab, filled with Raspberry Pi workshops, demonstrations and hands-on exhibits presented by inspirational members of the Cambridge technology and educational industries including; ARM, Cambridge Science Centre, and Jagex, along with a whole host of other programming enthusiasts and computer geeks intent on spreading the love of coding to your students. The event is open to all students in Year 4 to Year 8. Come and celebrate the prowess of the…

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Guardian Digital Development’s Ada Lovelace Inspiration day

11 October 2016
The Guardian London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Ada Lovelace Inspiration Day 2016 Tuesday 11 October 2016 The Guardian Digital Development department will be inviting school girls from London, who are interested in technology, to an Inspiration Day on 11 October to celebrate Ada Lovelace day 2016. We will be inviting girls aged 14-16 years to come to the Guardian to spend some time with the women who work to create our digital products at the Guardian - from our website to our apps and all the supporting…

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Ada Lovelace Day: celebrating four significant women in STEM

11 October 2016
St Nicolas School, Link Road
Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 7LU United Kingdom
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Each year group has been selected a woman who has made a significant contribution to STEM subjects. An eclectic bunch; Jane Goodall, Sarah Guppy, Rosalind Franklin and Nichelle Nichols...they are chosen to give the children an insight into the very different roles women can play and also the very different historical times they lived in, and how attitudes to women and their place in society have changed almost beyond recognition. For each topic there is a practical exercise ranging from…

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First Annual Ada Lovelace Day celebration at Wilbur Wright College

11 October 2016
Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N Narragansett Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Join Us on Tuesday, Oct. 11th at Wilbur Wright College, Room S-247 for Ada Lovelace Day: A Celebration of Women in Computing Did you know that the first computer programmer was a woman? It’s true! Lady Ada was the Countess of Lovelace and the daughter of famed poet Lord Byron. She was a gifted mathematician who wrote an algorithm for the Analytical Engine, a computer invented by Charles Babbage in 1837. Tuesday, Oct. 11th at noon: Holographic Apps 101 Sarah…

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Ada Lovelace day extravaganza!

11 October 2016
Jack and Jill School, 30 Nightingale Road
Hampton , Middlesex TW12 3HX United Kingdom
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We named the first class in our new STEM school 'Lovelace Class'. We ran a whole school assembly where we talked about women in tech and how we are the next generation! We coded 'Ada's Random Poetry Generator ' in Scratch!

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WinSTEM week

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 15 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Province of Alberta, 3553 - 31st Street NW
#53 Calgary, Alberta T2L2k7 Canada
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Oct 11 to 15, 2016.  Alberta, Canada  First every WinSTEM week.  Culminating in a mini-conference for outreach programs that promote diversity and The STEM Affair Oct 15, 2016 celebrating great women in STEM plus our mentors, scholars, programs and more.

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Ada Lovelace Day at UF

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Florida Gainesville, 32611 United States + Google Map

The University of Florida is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on October 11, 2016. More information to come soon!

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Wisibilizalas

11 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9 December 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Roc Boronat, 138
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018 Spain
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Free

Wisibilízalas is a contest for high-school students in which they should create a website containing wikipedia-style descriptions of Spanish women currently working in ICT. The contest is organised by the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the support of Wikimujeres. Collaborators and sponsors (currently UPF Social Council and Google) are welcome to join. The first edition will be launched on 11th October 2016. For more information, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2016 at the University of Edinburgh

11 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Edinburgh, Hugh Robson Building, 15 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9XD United Kingdom
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Free

On Tuesday 11th October 2016, in Room 1.12 of the University of Edinburgh Main Library, we will again be running a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016, an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). What’s involved? We begin at 10am with a range of guest speakers in the morning: 10.00am to 11am - Talks. Melissa Highton – Welcome and intro about Ada Lovelace & Mary Somerville Jenni Houston – Mentoring Frances…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale

11 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aula Magna Campus Folcara, via Sant'Angelo in Theodice
Cassino, Frosinone 03043 Italy
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To the difference engine Ada Lovelace, “incantatrice dei numeri” (1815-1852) L’Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale partecipa alla giornata mondiale in onore di Ada Lovelace, considerata la prima programmatrice della storia del computer. Un evento per valorizzare le eccellenze femminili dell’Ateneo di Cassino in campo tecnologico, ingegneristico, matematico e scientifico e per promuovere le cosiddette STEM disciplines nelle scuole del territorio, incoraggiando le ragazze ad avvicinarsi a questi studi e ad investire nelle carriere scientifiche e tecnologiche.   11…

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“De mayor quiero ser científica” Pré-Estreno miniserie audiovisual educativa

11 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
MUNCYT, Plaza del Museo Nacional 1
A Coruña, A Coruña 15011 Spain
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Free

El 11 de Octubre y con el motivo del Día Ada Lovelace (ALD), una celebración internacional por los logros de las mujeres en ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (del inglés, STEM), se presentará en el Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología –MUNCYT- de A Coruña a las 11:00h, la miniserie educativa de cortos audiovisuales “De mayor quiero ser... científica”. "De mayor quiero ser... científica" permitirá la comprensión de las tareas que desempeñan las profesionales biomédicas de diferentes áreas de la Biomedicina relacionándolas con…

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MENTOS – Mentoring Female Engineering Students

11 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
UPF Tanger Building – 4th Floor, Roc Boronat, 138
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018 Spain
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The target of MENTOS UPF is to provide female students at UPF Engineering degrees contact with professionals and experts in order to support their professional development Activities Would you like to take part as a mentee? Would you like to take part as a mentor? Calendar: Oct 11th 2016: MENTOS program launched! Nov  1st 2016: Deadline for mentors and mentees to apply Nov 30th 2016: Assignments mentees / mentors communicated February / May 2017: Remote mentorship sessions take place To…

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Remembering Lise Meitner – a project to encourage girls to A level Physics

11 October 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sidmouth College, Primley Road
Sidmouth , Devon EX10 9LG United Kingdom
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Free

Atomic arts project targets teenage scientists Budding female physicists encouraged by play Ground breaking project to be piloted at QE Academy in Crediton on 6 October Full showcase at Sidmouth College on 11 October, Ada Lovelace Day Invitation only performance at QE Acadamy on 12 October Team behind project seeking funding to roll this out across UK Following the success of its explosive Science Cabaret production “Dark Matters”, the science focused theatre company Foot-candle Productions - supported by Daisi and…

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Ada Lovelace Day: The Byronic Woman

11 October 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Student Union building 1, lower engagement space, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus
Bristol, Bristol BS16 1QY United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so create new role models to encourage more women into STEM careers. It is now held every year on the second Tuesday of October; this year this will be Tuesday 11th October. The event at UWE Bristol will be held between 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the…

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Girls Computer Science Talent Day

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Leeds, School of Computing, EC Stoner Building
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Free

Girls Computer Science Talent Day @ School of Computing, University of Leeds Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join the University of Leeds on Ada Lovelace Day for a fun and eye-opening programme! This one day programme will provide young girls with an interest in STEM subjects with a unique opportunity to discover computer science, to think creatively, to play with ideas, concepts and tools, and to meet new people. What’s on offer? A range of activities for young…

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Library Open Afternoon: Mary Proctor’s Stories of Starland

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House
London, WC1J 0BQ United Kingdom
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Mary Proctor (1862-1957) was an astronomy lecturer and author, combining scientific facts with poetry and imagery to inspire children and adults all over the world with a life-long love of astronomy. She was one of the first women to be elected to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1916. To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, the library of the Royal Astronomical Society invites you to drop in between 2pm and 5pm to look at a selection of Mary Proctor's recently rediscovered magic lantern slides which she used…

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Women-in-STEM-History Bike Ride

11 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
185 Albany St.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Ride with us as we examine women's science-tech-engineering-math history in Cambridge, MA on Ada Lovelace Day! Total ride length will be about 8 miles from start to finish. Start: 2 p.m. Sidewalk outside of MIT Building NW22, 185 Albany St. End: ~4 p.m. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, 3 James St. Stops along the way: We'll note at least 10 locations related to women's STEM history. There will be one indoor stop about halfway through the ride. After-party: Drinks and conversation…

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Aber Comp Sci women coffee get together for Ada Lovelace Day

11 October 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
IBERS Bach, Aberystwyth University, Penglais
Aberystwyth, ceredigion Sy23 3db United Kingdom
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Free

On Ada Lovelace Day women in tech have been asked to get together and have a coffee or a drink. We're meeting in IBERS Bach in Aber Uni for an informal chat. http://bcswomen.bcs.org/organize-a-coffee-afternoon-and-raise-a-cup-to-ada-lovelace-on-october-11/

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Ada Lovelace Day Umeå

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sliperiet, Östra Strandgatan 32
Umeå, 903 33 Sweden
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Free

Ada Lovelace Day Umeå will be celebrated with workshops in e-textiles, bringing in expert tinkerers and makers to help and inspire participants. Organisers: Sliperiet at Umeå University, FabLab Umeå Free to participate but limited places, please check facebook.com/adaumea for updates and registration links

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Leading Ladies in STEM – in celebration of Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus North, Sunco House
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF United Kingdom
Free

The Tech for Life team invite you to join us in celebrating the North East’s Leading Ladies in STEM at Campus North on Ada Lovelace Day, Tuesday October 11th from 4pm - 6.30pm. We will have a panel of our very own Leading Ladies from across the generations who will be giving us insights into their career journey, challenges and experiences looking at what has changed (or not) over the past 30 + years.  It is a chance for all…

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Edinburgh Napier University Ada Lovelace Day celebrations at Craiglockhart

11 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart, 219 Colinton Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 1DJ United Kingdom
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Public lecture hosted by the University and Equate Scotland, delivered by Professor Caroline Wilkinson, 6pm followed by drinks reception – open to all The main event is a free public lecture delivered by Professor Caroline Wilkinson at 6pm on Tuesday 11th October at Napier’s Craiglockhart campus. This is followed by a drinks reception. For further details please see https://hazelhall.org/2016/09/14/ada-lovelace-day-2016-professor-caroline-wilkinson-to-present-at-edinburgh-napier-university-ald16/ Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-lecture-with-caroline-wilkinson-tickets-27674666673 Workshops hosted by the School of Computing, 4pm followed by refreshments (and the public lecture) – open to…

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Ada Lovelace Day@KAIST – Women in Computing

11 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
KAIST, Building N-1, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Korea, Republic Of
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School of Computing at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology will host ALD 2016 event, sponsored by Girls' Robot and Microsoft Korea. There will be talks from both a practitioner and an academic who is working in the field of IT and computer science. We welcome students at all levels and from all disciplines in KAIST.

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Courageous Conversations

11 October 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:20 pm
BNZ Harbour Quays, Level 1, 60 Waterloo Quay, Pipitea
Wellington, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
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$55

Standing up for a belief, declaring a dream out loud, dealing with change, seeking advice, providing feedback, having to be confident in a sticky situation... Courageous Conversations is about how our speakers tackled a 'courageous conversation' in their own unique way. Like Ada Lovelace, our speakers are women who advocate the importance gender diversity in the workplace and the tech industry.

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She Did That: A celebration of women in STEM, in honour of Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Toronto – GB202, 35 St. George St. (Galbraith building) Rm 202
Toronto, Ontario M5S3E1 Canada

A networking event for women in STEM at U of T.  It will be fun, it will be engaging, and most importantly it will bring women together! Keynote speaker: Dr. Imogen Coe - Dean of Science at Ryerson University

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Ada Lovelace Day Madrid

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Medialab-Prado, Plaza de las Letras
Calle de la Alameda, 15, Madrid 28014 Spain
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Free

Celebramos el día de Ada Lovelace, Ada Lovelace Day Celebration El martes 11 de octubre celebramos en Medialab-Prado el Ada Day, una fiesta internacional promovida por Finding Ada, proyecto que pretende dar a conocer los logros de las mujeres en los campos de la ciencia, la tecnología, las ingenierías o las matemáticas. Para visibilizar que al contrario que lo que se puede pensar, su presencia histórica y actual ha sido determinante para el desarrollo de la sociedad en estos ámbitos.…

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NYU Ada Lovelace Day

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York University, 31 Washington Pl
New York, NY 10003 United States
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To honor Ada Lovelace, New York University will be hosting the second annual NYU Ada Lovelace Day event featuring women in STEM. The event will feature women from a variety of STEM fields sharing how they came to their current career paths and who inspired them along the way. There will also be a networking and social hour. This event is open to ALL and we hope you will join us in promoting women in STEM! Speakers include Dr. Maryam…

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Gender equality: have we fixed it yet?

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Mountbatten Building, Room 2.44, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus
Edinburgh, Scotland EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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Free

We’ve got a woman Scottish First Minster, a woman Prime Minister in the UK and a strong US presidential candidate. Does that mean we’ve got that gender equality thing sorted? Isn’t feminism just something that ladies got all grumpy about in the 70s? Women and men have equal pay, right?  Sadly, the answer to all these questions is “no”. In my talk I will explain the ways in which gender inequality persists and I’ll show that gender inequality is alive…

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Ada Lovelace Day Public Talk at University of Bristol School of Mathematics – Data Science: Drinking from the Firehose

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
LT2, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
Bristol, BS8 1TS United Kingdom
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Free

This exciting public talk will be given by Miranda Mowbray, who works at Hewlett Packard Labs, where her research interests currently include machine learning applied to computer network security, and ethics for Big Data analysis. She is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. Her PhD is in Algebra, from London University. The data scientists who find useful patterns in large data sets have been described as the new rock stars of the technology world.  One application area for data science is computer…

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Fireside Chats with Manchester Digital

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Valtech, Basil Chambers, 65 High Street
Manchester, M4 1FS United Kingdom
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Free

Manchester Digital is challenging all tech and digital businesses across the North West to be more diverse and inclusive and is committed to helping them reach their goals. On 11th October 2016, Ada Lovelace day will be celebrated internationally, to highlight the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and to encourage more women and girls into STEM careers. Manchester Digital, alongside Hack Manchester, Ladies that UX, SheSays Manchester, Liverpool Girl Geeks, Ladies of Code, Manchester Girl Geeks, Manchester…

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Ada Lovelace day 2016 – towards new role models in science and tech

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Startit center, Savska 5
Belgrade, 11000 Serbia
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Free

This is the second time that Ada Lovelace day will be celebrated in Belgrade. After very successful last year event, we decided to make it even bigger this year. Speakers are extraordinary women from science and tech-from students of electrical engineering to PhDs and NASA awards winner. During the event they'll talk about their choices, education, motivation and challenges they were facing by stepping into field that was't always so open towards women. Some of the speakers are: – Dragana Ilic,…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Show and Tell

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enterprize, 91-93 Macquarie St
Hobart, Tasmania 7109 Australia
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Free

Ada Lovelace Day was founded by Suw Charman-Anderson in 2009 and aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they admire. This international day of celebration helps people learn about the achievements of women in STEM, inspiring others and creating new role models for young and old alike. So Tassie Girl Geek Coffees are celebrating! Ada Lovelace Day is coming up so we're…

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Ada Lovelace Award for Woman of the Year in GNO Tech

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114 United States
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LookFar’s President, Chris Reade, dreamed up the Ada Lovelace Award in 2015. The father of a ten-year-old daughter, he was struck by how few female role models he knew in science and technology – not that these women didn’t exist, but that they seemed to fly under the radar in comparison to their male counterparts. “When my daughter is in her thirties, I want ‘women in STEM’ to be the type topic where she says ‘yes, and?’,” said Reade on stage at the…

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Dita e Ada Lovelace

11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open Labs Hackerspace, Rr. Pjetër Budi, Pallati Boga 67
Tirane, 1000 Albania
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Dita Ada Lovelace është një festë ndërkombëtare e arritjeve të grave në shkencë, teknologji, inxhinieri dhe matematikë. Qëllimi i festimit të kësaj dite është krijimi i imazhit të femrës së suksesshme si një model frymëzues nga femrat në shoqëri. Këtë vit pjesë të aktiviteteve tona në Open Labs do të jetë dhe festimi i kësaj dite. Aktiviteti është i organizuar nga vajzat e Open Labs, por aktiviteti është i hapur për të gjithë. Si pjesë të aktivitetit do jenë prezantimerreth…

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Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2016

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The IET, 2 Savoy Place
London, WC2R 0BL United Kingdom
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£20

Ada Lovelace Day Live! is our flagship ‘science cabaret’ event which this year will be held at The IET on the evening of 11 October. Playing host to the UK’s most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live is an entertaining evening of geekery, comedy and music suitable for everyone over the age of 12. Our amazing speakers are: Yewande Akinola, design engineer focused on sustainable water supply systems and the engineering design coordination of large projects in the built environment. Dr…

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carbon Five, 585 Howard Street
2nd Floor, CA 94103 United States
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Ada Lovelace

From Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, to Marie Curie, to astronaut Mae Jemison, women have made exciting and breakthrough contributions in their fields. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Join us for our own celebration of the amazing women who came before us and the love of science! (Tech! Eng! Math!) Carbon Five will host an evening of lightning talks by inspiring women working in tech.…

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2nd Annual Ada Lovelace Bonfire

11 October 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Medford,
Medford, 02155 United States
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Gather round the fire, enjoy a beer and a s'mores, and tell us about the awesome ladies that you know in STEM.

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Celebrate Women in STEM- Ada Lovelace Day!

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ThoughtWorks Dallas, 15540 Spectrum Drive
Addison, TX 75001 United States
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Join ThoughtWorks and Women Who Code, Dallas Fort Worth, in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with a party! We'll have lightning talks from local women in tech, discussion, a fun trivia contest, cake & balloons, music and more! Mixer starts at 7:00 PM, talks kick off at 7:30. RSVP on Women Who Code DFW's Meetup page or on the Facebook event page Refreshments and venue courtesy of ThoughtWorks, Dallas.  

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Ada Lovelace Günü, Evet, Yapabiliriz!

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
KWORKS, 19 Mayıs Cad. Golden Plaza Kat:1 No:1 34363 Şişli İstanbul / TÜRKİYE, Istanbul
Istanbul, 34363 Turkey
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Women Techmakers İstanbul olarak, bilgisayar dünyasının bilinen ilk kadın programcısı Ada Lovelace’ı anmak ve teknoloji & bilişim dünyasındaki kadınların bugün neler yapabileceğini, olanakları ve örnekleri konuşmak, tartışmak ve sizlerle tanışmak için 11 Ekim'de KWORKS'de toplanıyoruz. Bilim ve teknolojide daha fazla kadının yer alabilmesi için neler yapılabileceğini beyin fırtınası yaparak tartışmak adına herkesi bekliyoruz. Görüşmek üzere! Etkinlik Programı: - 19:00-19:30 - Kayıt - 19:30-19:45 - Women Techmakers Istanbul - Elif Boncuk (WTM İstanbul) - 19:45-20:00 - Bilgisayar dünyasının bilinen ilk kadın programlamacısı: Ada Lovelace -…

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Ada Lovelace in Ockham

11 October 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Black Swan, Old Lane
Ockham, Surrey KT11 1NG United Kingdom
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Historic Ockham in Surrey is celebrating our local heroine Ada Lovelace,  who lived at Ockham Park. Event to be held at The Black Swan Pub/Restaurant on Ada Lovelace Day, Tuesday 11th October 2016 from 7pm Landlord Nathan is aware. All welcome. A copy of your science degree will get you one free drink on the house. Visit us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/historicockham/

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Geek & Tech Girls Granada presentation

11 October 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Faculty of Science (UGR), Avda. de Fuente Nueva s/n
Granada, Granada 18001 Spain
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Geek & Tech Girls is a newly born community which aim is to engage more women into technology, and encourage girls in STEM. We have chosen the ALD as the day for our first meeting as Ada is, or we think should be, a role model for every woman, interested in technology or not. We will meet once a month to talk about women in technology and  to share knowledge and experiences in "a man's world", discussing how to enhance…

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Teen Craft

12 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Teens, join us for a fun filled craft program where we will use video games as inspiration in creating "pixel" art using perler beads while playing STEM trivia.  Whether you want to make a replica of an 8-bit Mario or try to make your favorite pixelated Pokemon, stop into the Imaginarium and get crafting.

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Women in Science quiz by the Queen’s University Belfast School of Mathematics and Physics

12 October 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bell Lecture Theatre, Physics Building, Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, BT7 1NN United Kingdom
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In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day 2016 the Queen's University Belfast School of Mathematics and Physics will be holding a Women in Science quiz in the Bell Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 12 October 2016 from 3pm. The event will include a short talk about the School's work in relation to Athena SWAN and be followed by a chance to mingle over wine and nibbles on in the top floor interaction area in the IRCEP building. Everybody welcome! Bring your internet…

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Ada Lovelace Celebration @ThoughtWorksSF

12 October 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ThoughtWorks SF, 814 Mission St 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ada-lovelace-celebration-tickets-27765783205 Join us to celebrate Ada Lovelace's Birthday in the ThoughtWorks SF Office. We'll mingle, listen to lightning talks, and battle it out in our women in STEM trivia contest. This is an open event. Schedule: 5:30pm Doors Open/Mingling 6:00pm Warm up Trivia 6:30pm Lightening Talks* 7:30pm Cupcakes with candles blown out by the trivia winners *Know awesome potential speakers? Send them this form by Sept 29 to they can propose their talk. We'll let the final speakers know if they are…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Women in STEM event

12 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Royal Society of Victoria, 8 Latrobe Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The IELLEN is partnering with Capital City LLEN, Women in Science and Engineering, Lateral Magazine, BrainSTEM and more to hold the first Melbourne based  Ada Lovelace Day event. Held around the world in October, Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) events are about inspiring young women to pursue STEM careers in greater numbers. This ALD event is aimed at Secondary School aged girls and their parents, and will include a variety  of presentations, STEM activities and an Ada Lovelace Day resource pack.…

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Creativity in Science: A facilitated discussion

12 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:20 pm
Physics Building, Lecture Theatre D, University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
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A guided discussion on the role creativity plays in science, as well as interactions between physics, computer science, and the arts is being held in honour of Ada Lovelace, an analyst and metaphysician who pushed the limits of mathematics and computational science in the early 1800s. Followed by a public lecture by Dr. Suzie Imber entitled Nameless Peakes of the Andes. For more information visit: www.iopconferences.org/iop/997/home Refreshments served at 17:45 in the Foyer  

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Ada Lovelace Day at Hofstra University – October 13, 2016

13 October 2016 @ 11:15 am - 12:50 pm
Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11549 United States
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Dr. Ziqian (Cecilia) Dong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New York Institute of Technology will be our guest speaker during Common Hour, 11:15 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Hofstra University.  Her presentation will describe her work using sensors to create safe environments for Parkinson's patients, and explain the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at NYIT funded by the National Science Foundation. Students from high schools near Hofstra will be attending the lecture as guests, and learn…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women in STEM

13 October 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Clark Magnet High School, 4747 New York Avenue
La Crescenta, CA 91214 United States
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We will treat our students to two distinguished speakers who will share their personal and professional journeys.

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Ada Lovelace Day Italia

14 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena, 100 A
Torino, Torino 10153 Italy
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Conference and activities for children. See the website for more information.

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Ada Lovelace Day at Ryerson University

14 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St
Toronto, Ontario M5B2K3 Canada
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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration at Ryerson University

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Arduino Workshop and Race & Gaming Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

14 October 2016
UT Dallas, 800 W Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080 United States
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How can The University of Texas at Dallas Feminist MakerSpace possibly top last year’s Ada Lovelace Day Twitterbot event? How about two events? On October 14, 2016 the Feminist MakerSpace is sponsoring two events of maker culture with feminist flair. 11am – 1pm The Possible (Wearable) Worlds of Digital Humanities Arduino Workshop hxxp://feministmaker.space/?p=173 2pm – 5pm Race and Gaming Wikipedia Edit-a-thon hxxp://feministmaker.space/?p=167 Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Brighton – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
The Skiff, 127 Gloucester Road
Brighton, BN1 4AF United Kingdom
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Sold out!

ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Bristol – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Pervasive Media Studio, 1 Canon's Rd
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Sold out!

ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, Leamington Spa – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Arch Creatives, Creative Railway Arches, Court St
Royal Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa CV31 2DH United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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XX+ Women’s Games Jams, London – SOLD OUT!

14 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 15 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm
King’s College London, Strand Campus, Small Committee Room
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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ReFIGuk are delighted to announce the xx+ games jam, 24 hours of fun and games design for women, transgender and non-binary people funded by ReFIG.  UK sites are running in Brighton, Bristol, Leamington Spa & London. XX+ Games Jam is an international jam, happening over 24 hours at 5 sites in the UK and 2 sites in Canada.  The Jams will be a relaxed affair that welcomes all talents, professions and skill levels.  Any kind of game can be created…

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Ada Lovelace Day

15 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Science City at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd. Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Kansas City's Science Center, Science City, celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths on October 15 with a day full of hands-on, science demonstrations and activities!

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Ada Lovelace Day @ The Tech

15 October 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Ada Lovelace Day Presented by ARM Saturday, Oct. 15 Most activities free with admission Coding for Beginners Learn about drag and drop coding with simple and easy to use programs. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wind Powered Contraptions As a child, computer science pioneer Ada Lovelace experimented with sails and wind power to  engineer a flying machine. Channel your inner Ada and build a wind-powered machine! 1 to 4:45 p.m. LightCUBE with Bennese What do you get when you combine…

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How men in STEM can be allies to women: A talk by Professor Bryan Gaensler, University of Toronto

17 October 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, 4700 Keele Street, 11 Arboretum Ln
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Bryan Gaensler is the Canada Research Chair in Radio Astronomy, and Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto. His research is in cosmic magnetism, time-domain astrophysics and the diffuse Universe. Voted Young Australian of the Year in 1999, Bryan is a long-time advocate for women in STEM. He will discuss how men can be allies in shifting the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics culture towards increased inclusivity and diversity, as we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2016.

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Ada Lovelace Day UTFPR 2016

26 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná, Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165
Curitiba, PR 80230-901 Brazil
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The group Emíli@s proudly presents the 3rd Ada Lovelace Day UTFPR. On October 26, 2016 we will have talks with special guests starting from 4pm to 8:30pm. For more information visit the facebook of Emíli@s or the ALD UTFPR event. Come celebrate this day with us!

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2016 Canada Gairdner Recipients’ Lecture

27 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto, 1 Kings College Circle
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Join us for an excellent day of science featuring two of the women leading gene editing and CRISPR technology- Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier of Berlin and Dr. Jennifer Doudna of Berkeley. They will be speaking between 10:30 and 11:30 am at the Macleod Auditorium on Thursday, October 27. You can also watch their presentations via webcast at bit.ly/Gairdnerwebcast Co-recipients for the 2016 Gairdner Awards will also be presenting before and after, speaking on CRISPR discoveries, HIV/AIDS and global health. For the…

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Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

27 October 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Steacie Science & Engineering Library, 4700 Keele Street, 136 Campus Walk
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Join an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students as we create, expand and improve Wikipedia entries for Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). STEM Women are under-represented in Wikipedia. Learn how to be a Wikipedian. Drop by for as long or short a time as you have available. We will have swag & snacks for you.

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Gene Editing: From Bacterial Immunity to Global Impact

28 October 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Macleod Auditorium, University of Toronto, 1 Kings College Circle
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Explore gene editing’s potential across the biological spectrum, and how advances in human health, disease control & environmental engineering could change our perspective & place in the natural world. Among the speakers will be Paula Cannon of the USC Keck School of Medicine,presenting on gene editing for HIV/AIDS, and Françoise Baylis of Dalhousie University who will discuss the ethical concerns that have been raised with the advent of new knowledge and technology. Join us in person at Macleod Auditorium on…

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November 2016

Girls Can! (the ICS Addis Girls’ STEM Day)

5 November 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

The International Community School of Addis Ababa is proud to be hosting our first Ada Lovelace Day event, an all-day workshop for girls to build and program robots, create computer programs, design and make 3D objects, and more! We've used ALD16 to kick-start our event & are planning it now for Saturday, November 5th. Next year we'll aim for scheduling an event on ALD17 itself!

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ALD Celebrations: pub quiz 2016

7 November 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kramladen, TU Kaiserslautern, Gebäude 46
Kaiserslautern, 67663 Germany
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We want to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM with a pub quiz about woman inventors and discoverers. In six rounds teams of four will be challenged to prove their knowledge about engineers and scientists from the past and the present and from different areas. Beyond the great fun and the bright company of like-minded people, we have awesome prizes for the best quiz teams. Also those who do not know every single female STEM-hero yet can look forward…

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Ada Lovelace in Devfest Kathmandu

12 November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Trade Tower Business Centre, Thapathali
Kathmandu, Bagmati Nepal
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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration in GDG Devfest Kathmandu.

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April 2017

Ada Lovelace. La encantadora de números

29 April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 29 October 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Espacio Fundación Telefónica, C/ Fuencarral 3
Madrid, 28004 Spain
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Small exhibition about Ada Lovelace in Espacio Fundación Telefónica Madrid.

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October 2017

Peterborough STEM Festival 2017

1 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Allia Future Business Centre, London Road Peterborough PE2 8AL United Kingdom + Google Map
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Peterborough STEM Festival is celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics inspired by Ada Lovelace Day, a free to attend family-friendly event held in the centre of Peterborough on the 1st October 2017. Our mission is to provide a day of fun activities to celebrate and to experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – a free event to attend, designed especially for families and young people. Exciting activities include: Interactive treasure hunt with prizes Hands-on science with CHaOS…

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Panel Debate: Want to Succeed in Tech? Try not to be a Woman…

5 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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£5

In his June 2017 column for the Observer, John Naughton asks, "What lies behind the abusive or derogatory attitudes to women that one finds both in the (tech) industry and the products (for example, social media) that it has created?" At this Women in Computing live event, writer and activist Suw Charman-Anderson chairs a panel debate asking why women continue to experience sexual harassment and blatant bias in the tech industry. She is joined by John Naughton – journalist and author of From Gutenberg to…

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Ada Lovelace Scavenger Hunt

6 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 15 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Lovelace Primary School, Mansfield Road
Chessington, Surrey KT9 2RN United Kingdom
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Transport for London's Women in Tech community has created an exciting scavenger hunt across London, bringing you closer to the amazing women and STEM achievements that London showcases. The hunt focuses on technology, transport, and the history of trailblazing women around London. See our clues and start planning your routes. Take photos and share on social media with the hashtags #TfLALDHunt and #FindingAda. Tag our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages in your posts, and we will share our favourites! To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day we’re…

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Presentation: Suw Charman-Anderson

6 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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£5

Suw Charman-Anderson talks about why she set up Ada Lovelace Day and some of the other women who have made outstanding contributions to computer science. With time for questions from the audience at the end. 6:30-8pm - Doors open at 6pm Suw Charman-Anderson is the founder of Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Each year, ALD hosts a flagship science cabaret event in London, whilst around the world independent groups put…

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Ada’s List Conf 2017

7 October 2017
Imperial College London, 180 Queen’s Gate
South Kensington, London SW7 2BW United Kingdom
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£35.00

This October, as the world celebrates Ada Lovelace Day, Ada’s List will be celebrating it’s 4th Birthday and recognising Lovelace’s contribution to the world of internet and science with our very own Ada’s List Conf 2017. For the second year, we would like to invite you to join us in London for a day of talks and mingling, to share your stories of innovation and change, and reflect on how we are changing communities, our workplaces, and the industry for…

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CoderDojo Quartu – Giornata di Ada Lovelace

7 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Centro Area 3, via Carpaccio 16
Cagliari, Sardegna 09121 Italy
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L'iniziativa è organizzata da Codice Rosa e dal CoderDojo Quartu e apre gli eventi del Tech Fest, festival sul coding e la tecnologia del CoderDojo Quartu che si svolge in concomitanza con la Europe Code Week. L'incontro è gratuito ed è rivolto a ragazze e ragazzi dai 7 ai 13 anni. Nel corso del laboratorio i bambini impareranno a programmare insieme ai volontari del CoderDojo Quartu e di Codice Rosa. L'evento ha la finalità di favorire l'apprendimento del coding e di…

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Ada Lovelace Pixelated

9 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 13 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
CardiffMet CST and CSM, 200 Western Avenue
Cardiff, cf5 2yb United Kingdom
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We are intending to celebrate Ada Lovelace day with an artistic installation of an image of Ada made from balloons held in a grid. This coloured image is a simplistic use of the painting technique pointillism used by Georges Seurat and Pal Signac. It also reflects the activities of many computer technicians in the 60-70s while waiting for tape backups to finish would creatively define images using dots and characters on printers.

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AdaDay 2017 Madrid

9 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 11 October 2017

Medialab-Prado, Plaza de las Letras
Calle de la Alameda, 15, Madrid 28014 Spain
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El segundo martes de octubre se celebra cada año el Adaday, una convocatoria mundial que pretende dar a conocer la figura de Ada Lovelace y de las mujeres en el mundo de las tecnologías de la información y del conocimiento. Desde el Datalab organizamos un evento de tres días compuesto por un taller de Live Coding el lunes 9 de octubre a cargo de Irene Fuente Live Coding Madrid; un par de mesas sobre Mujeres y tecnologías de la Información…

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Celebrating Ada

9 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ThoughtWorks Barcelona, Edifici Media-TIC Carrer de Roc Boronat 117,8ª Planta
Barcelona, Barcelona 08018 Spain
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ThoughtWorks would like to invite women technologists to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day ( http://findingada.com/ ) and the achievements of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) with us. "Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. She was the first to recognise that the machine had applications beyond pure calculation, and created the first algorithm intended to be carried out by such a machine. As a…

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Introduction to coding

10 October 2017
The Open University, Ground Floor, Chambers Building, Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom
Free

The Gloucestershire STEM Network invite you to join them for an online event to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, and explore the creative and accessible world of coding.  We will be setting a number of coding challenges for all abilities, which aim to demystify coding for parents, provide an introduction to the subject for children of all ages, and challenge those who already have some basic coding skills. During the day, we will be providing support and guidance on Twitter, and…

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UTCs celebrate ALD17

10 October 2017
Baker Dearing Educational Trust, 4 Millbank
London, SW1P 3JA United Kingdom
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Female students from University Technical Colleges across England will share their desired STEM career by writing it down on a speech bubble and posting this image on social media using the @FindingAda handle and #ALD17.

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WinSTEM Week

10 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 14 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Province of Alberta, 3553 - 31st Street NW
#53 Calgary, Alberta T2L2k7 Canada
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Oct 10, 2017 is the day after CDN Thanksgiving, so we opt to spend a whole week celebrating Women in STEM - WinSTEM Week.  Anyone, anywhere is allowed to post an event celebrating the women of the past, present and future of STEM in Alberta and globally.  Events can be as small as mom and daughter watching Hidden Figures, or as grand as WiSEST 35th anniversary NoBelles event (Edmonton, Alberta), or AWSN 2017 STEM Affair (Calgary, Alberta).  Nominate someone for…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017 at L’Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale

10 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale, Aula Magna, Luigi Papa, Area Ingegneristica, Viale dell'Università, via Gaetano Di Biasio, 43
Cassino, Frosinone 03043 Italy
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L’Università di Cassino e del Lazio meridionale partecipa il 10 ottobre 2017 alla giornata mondiale in onore di Ada Lovelace, considerata la prima programmatrice della storia del computer, una giornata che ha come obiettivo ridurre la disparità di genere e il digital divide. Il 10 ottobre sarà l’occasione per valorizzare le eccellenze femminili dell’Ateneo di Cassino in campo tecnologico, ingegneristico, matematico e scientifico e per promuovere le cosiddette STEM disciplines nelle scuole del territorio, incoraggiando le ragazze ad avvicinarsi a questi studi…

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NYU Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NYU Ghedin Lab, 12 Waverly Place, 2nd Floor NY 10003 United States + Google Map
Free

To honor Ada Lovelace, New York University will be hosting the third annual NYU Ada Lovelace Day event featuring women in STEAM. The event will feature women from a variety of STEAM fields sharing how they came to their current career paths and who inspired them along the way. There will also be an opportunity for networking. This event is open to ALL and we hope you will join us in promoting women in STEAM! Speakers include: Dr. Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, founder of Interwoven Design…

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Ada Lovelace Inspiration Day

10 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Guardian London, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

On 10th October the Guardian digital team will open its doors to schoolgirls from around the country to celebrate Ada Lovelace day with a series of workshops (on coding, UX and product and data) and much more. The day will also feature inspiring talks from females in tech, film showings and a tour of the department. The day will be attended by 50 school students from years 9 through to sixth form.

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Welcome ECS Ada Lovelace Scholars

10 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cafe 85, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus
Southampton, United Kingdom
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A Q&A session with our four new ECS Ada Lovelace Scholars, accompanied by a photoshoot.  This is the first year we have run the scholarship and we are delighted to welcome these new women students. Throughout the rest of the year we are planning of working with our scholars to explain to potential students the sort of reasons they chose to come the Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. We will also be following through their academic…

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TECH(K)NOW Day

10 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Charter Place, The Charter Building
Uxbridge, Uxbridge UB8 1JG United Kingdom
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TECH(K)NOW DAY has been organised to provide a place and venue for anyone who identifies as a woman to go and learn new tech skills (see details below).   If you are a woman in tech or a woman wanting to get into tech, then this is for you. Also, if you are a woman founder or woman co-founder of a startup, you can apply for a free exhibition space here >> http://www.bit.ly/techknowdayspace.  If you are at a stage where you are…

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Siemens Ada Lovelace Day Celebration 2017

10 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Siemens Rail Automation, Chippenham, Pew Hill
Chippenham, SN15 1JD United Kingdom
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Following on from the success last year, on the morning of the 10th October 2017 we will be inviting school children in from local schools to give them the opportunity to see what we do here at Siemens Rail Automation Chippenham. This will include manufacturing tours, demos of products being developed in R&D, information on Projects we are delivering in Project Delivery and information about our Graduate and Apprenticeship Scheme They will also have the opportunity to take part in…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017 at the School of Engineering – University of Valencia

10 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm
ETSE-UV, Avda de la Universidad sn
Burjassot, Valencia 46100 Spain
Free

The School of Engineering of the University of Valencia (ETSE-UV) organizes Ada Lovelace Day celebration in 2017 Ada Lovelace Day at the ETSE-UV was held on 10th October with the participation of students, faculty, staff and engineers invited to a talk-colloquium. During the morning we had a playful activity consisting in the creation of a panel of photographs of students and staff of the ETSE-UV. In the afternoon, engineers from the areas of computer engineering, chemical engineering, and electronics and…

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STEAM WIKITHON

10 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Drop in and create/edit Wikipedia entries for notable local women in science, technology, engineering, art & math.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017 at the University of Edinburgh

10 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, King's Buildings,
Edinburgh, Lothian EH9 3FD United Kingdom
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Have you ever wondered why the information in Wikipedia is extensive for some topics and scarce for others? Did you know that, as of July 2017, approximately only 17.03% of the biographies on Wikipedia relate to notable women? On Tuesday 10th October 2017, the University's Information Services team are running an edit-a-thon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2017 which is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). There will be a…

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Ada Lovelace Day Carthage College

10 October 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 10 October 2017 at 4:00 pm

Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive
Kenosha, WI 53140 United States
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We will have two events taking place on campus to recognize the achievements of women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day Celebration 11:40 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Integrated Sciences Pavilion, David A. Straz Center for the Natural and Social Science Submit a poem to the poetry contest for a chance to win great prizes! Poems should describe an algorithm (or step-by-step instructions) for something you do in everyday life (like making a PB&J sandwich). Email submissions to Professor Sara Jensen…

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The Byronic Woman

10 October 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Student Union building 1, lower engagement space, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus
Bristol, Bristol BS16 1QY United Kingdom
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Celebrating Ada Lovelace: The Byronic Woman "Ada Lovelace did more than write the first computer program. She was the first to realise that a general purpose computer could do anything, given the right data and instructions." Help us tell Ada's story by creating an interactive Ada chatbot.

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Ada Lovelace Coding Workshops

10 October 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus North Newcastle Upon Tyne, Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square,
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF United Kingdom
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To celebrate Ada Lovelace day on Tuesday 10th Oct, Stacey Marple winner of I'm an Engineer Get Me Out of Here, has decided to use her competition winnings to encourage more young people into a career in STEM. Two workshops will be running for both primary and secondary  level pupils at Campus North, Newcastle, including  Code your own Ada Poetry Generator and Make your own Microbit Watch.

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Celebrating Ada

10 October 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Clark Magnet High School, 4747 New York Avenue
La Crescenta, CA 91214 United States
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Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta, California, will be hosting its third annual Ada Lovelace Day event. We will have two distinguished speakers address the students followed by a question and answer session.

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Ada Lovelace Day at RMIT

10 October 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
RMIT University City Campus, Room 12.5.2, Swanston Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000
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Ada Lovelace Day, named after the first computer programmer, celebrates women in STEM. We will have talks about inspiring women in STEM by women in STEM, refreshments and music. We will launch a poster competition, where all RMIT students are invited to create a poster about a woman in STEM that inspires them. Programme 2:15pm refreshments 2:30pm About Ada Lovelace (including her words set to music), presented by Sandra Uitdenbogerd 2:50pm Guest talks on women of STEM that inspire us…

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Codice Rosa – Giornata di Ada Lovelace

10 October 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Scuola secondaria di primo grado in via Is Pardinas a Quartu Sant’Elena, Via Is Pardinas
Quartu Sant'Elena, Sardegna 09045 Italy
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Martedì 10 ottobre 2017 dalle 14:30 alle 16:30, nella scuola secondaria di primo grado in via Is Pardinas a Quartu Sant'Elena, si svolge l'evento "Giornata di Ada Lovelace". L'iniziativa è realizzata da Codice Rosa e dal CoderDojo Quartu e si tiene nell'ambito della Giornata Internazionale di Ada Lovelace e della Europe Code Week, la Settimana del Coding Europea. L'attività è gratuita ed è rivolta alle studentesse e agli studenti del corso B della scuola ospitante. Nel corso dell'iniziativa i ragazzi realizzeranno un elaborato digitale con il coding,…

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Celebrating Women in IT @ Aviva Canada

10 October 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aviva Canda, 10 Aviva Drive Suite
Markham, Ontario L6G0G1
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As part of Aviva Canada's on-going commitment to diversity in the workplace and to close the gender gap we will be holding an event  ‘Celebrating Women in IT’ in our new Markham office on October 10th from 3-6 p.m. This event is geared towards women in Aviva, with two keynote speakers, a forum to discuss gender diversity in tech and business with an emphasis on women in IT followed by a networking event. This event is lining up with Ada…

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Ada Lovelace Day at dxw

10 October 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8-9 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU, 8-9 Hoxton Square United Kingdom + Google Map
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This year, we’re celebrating Ada Lovelace Day to honour the pioneering women in technology and the public sector. Full details are TBC, but will involve a panel discussion with Q&As, followed by a fun quiz in our offices in Hoxton Square. Book your free ticket now

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Celebrating Women in STEM at Intelliware on October 10th

10 October 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Intelliware Development, 200 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1W7 Canada
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This year, October 10th is a special day at Intelliware. This day is aimed at celebrating and educating girls and women about careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEM-related fields.  Not only will we be hosting our sixth annual Ada Lovelace Day Celebration, we will also be hosting a Meetup for Toronto’s Women Who Code Organization. Ada Lovelace Day Ada Lovelace was an accomplished mathematician and writer, widely known for her algorithmic contribution to the Analytical Engine.…

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Ada Lovelace Day at Ada College

10 October 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ada. National College for Digital Skills, Broad Lane London N15 4AG United Kingdom + Google Map
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Join us for Ada Lovelace Day, an international day of celebration of the achievements of women in STEM. To celebrate the day and our namesake we are showcasing the talent of our students at a reception for stakeholders from industry, government and the skills sector. Before the reception we are holding a speed networking session for our students to engage with some amazing women working in STEM. At Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, we have much to celebrate…

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Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

10 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, 919 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
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Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Shapiro Design Lab, University of Michigan Library Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:00pm-7:00pm Free! Everyone welcome! No previous experience required! Join us Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 4-7pm in the Shapiro Design Lab for our inaugural Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Ada Lovelace Day is an international day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths. At the University of Michigan Library, we’re celebrating Ada Lovelace Day by contributing to and improving Wikipedia…

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Celebrating leading ladies in STEAM

10 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Campus North Newcastle Upon Tyne, Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square,
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF United Kingdom
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Celebrating the North East's Leading Ladies in STEAM on Ada Lovelace Day. Panel of Leading Ladies from across STEAM fields giving insights into their career journey, challenges and experiences.

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Women in STEM Plymouth Ada Lovelace Day Networking Event

10 October 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ThinqTanq, Fairbairn House
Plymouth, Devon PL1 2AN United Kingdom
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Women in STEM Plymouth's flagship networking events feature inspirational speakers, have great support from local businesses and allow our members to find out about the fascinating STEM advances which are happening in our area. They are also a platform for outreach with teachers, lecturers and careers advisors, providing insight on what STEM careers involve and the many different pathways to entering STEM industries. Our Ada Lovelace Day 2017 event focuses on the amazing tech opportunities available in Plymouth, and is kindly…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017

10 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná, Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165
Curitiba, PR 80230-901 Brazil
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O projeto Emíli@s da UTFPR Curitiba comemora mais um ano de Ada Lovelace! Teremos oficina, palestras e entre outras atividades. Venha comemorar com as Emíli@s! Logo logo, postaremos nosso cronograma, mas lá vai algumas informações sobre o evento: Data: 10 de outubro de 2017 Local: Miniauditório da UTFPR Curitiba-Centro Endereço: Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165 Observações: Você não precisa pagar nada para participar e ainda terá certificado de participação.   Veja updates sobre o evento na nossa página do facebook: emiliasarmacaoembits Conheça um…

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Inspiring Women in Technology

10 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tesco Bank (EHQ), 2 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh, EH12 9FQ
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This independent event is part of Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. We aim to inform and inspire, so we invited some inspiring speakers to explore game-changing technology and give an insight into their lives and roles as successful leaders in their sector. SWiT are delighted to be hosted by Tesco Bank and collaborating with BCSWomen for this event. This event will explore the subjects of the future for FinTech in Scotland,…

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LE DONNE PROTAGONISTE DELLE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE

10 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE, VIA ROMA 234
LIVORNO (LEGHORN), LIVORNO 57100 Italy
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The event is a Panel Discussion about Women and New Technologies. Partecipants LindaPagli - Dipartimento di Informatica - University of Pisa Caterina Cassetti -  Instituto Tecnico "Vespucci" Livorno Anna Rossi - La Nuova Limonaia - Pisa Monica Zoppè - Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica -CNR Pisa  Introduction Ada Lovelace and the Ada Day By Mario Fierli- Comitato per lo Sviluppo della Cultura Scientifica e Tecnologica - Ministero dell'Istruzione Università Ricerca

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Ada Lovelace Day – celebrating diversity

10 October 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, London South Bank University, 6 St George's Circus, SE1 6FE
London, SE16FE United Kingdom
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London South Bank University (LSBU) School of Engineering are proud to be hosting Ada Lovelaceday in association with our Gender Network and Sexual Orientation Network (SONet).  Follow our all-female panel of experts as they take you on a journey through their professional lives: how they achieved their goals, challenged stereotypes and created a new environment for female professionals in their fields. We are delighted to have Sarah Winmill, CIO of British Transport Police confirmed as our main speaker. We will…

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NZTEch Women – Hosts a Screening of Code: Debugging the Gender Gap

10 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Embassy Theatre Wellington, 10 Kent Terrace
Wellington, New Zealand
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$20.25

Please join NZ Tech Women on Ada Lovelace Day 10th October 2017, as they host a very special screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap described by Film Journal critic Doris Toumarkine as "Polished, entertaining and informative, ‘CODE’ is mainly a trove of impressive women and articulate voices addressing an important issue". Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology engineering and maths which aims to increase the profile of women in STEM…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Operations Research Society of South Africa

10 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
OPSI Systems Head Office, 3rd Floor Cradock Square, 169 Oxford Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 3rd Floor Cradock Square, 169 Oxford Road
Rosebank, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196 South Africa
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Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology engineering and maths. The Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) is taking this opportunity to present the commendable work of two of our own, Dr Angela Rademeyer and Dr Sheetal Silal. INFECTIOUS DISEASES: HOW CAN MATHEMATICAL MODELLING CONTRIBUTE?  Dr Sheetal Silal With many countries around the world working to control and eliminate infectious diseases, mathematical modellers have the potential to make unique contributions to informing policy…

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Ada & Ealing

10 October 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Ealing Central Library, 103 Ealing Broadway Centre, The Broadway
London, W5 5JY United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

To mark Ada Lovelace Day 2017, Gunnersbury Park Museum is pleased to present two talks discussing her life, work and family connections to Ealing, namely her mother – renowned education reformist Lady Byron. ‘Lady Byron & Ealing’ – Dr. Jonathan Oates; Ealing Borough Archivist and Local History Librarian ‘Ada Lovelace: Bride of Science’ – Miranda Seymour; novelist, biographer and critic

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Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2017

10 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ri, 21 Albemarle Street
London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom
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£20

Ada Lovelace Day Live! is a ‘science cabaret’ event, celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Playing host to the UK’s most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live! is an entertaining evening of geekery suitable for everyone over the age of 12. Our speakers this year are: Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly, Associate Professor in Independent Living Systems in the Faculty of Environment and Technology at the University of the West of England Dr Brenna Hassett, Bioarchaeologist Yasmin…

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The Dev Picnic – Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AND Digital, 18 Henrietta Street
London, WC2E 8QG United Kingdom
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The Dev Picnic is a technical meet-up for the developer community, giving a platform to some of the most brilliant and inspiring tech talent to show off their skills, knowledge, and projects. Each event will have a number of short talks from our speakers, a game or quiz during the break, and drinks and picnic food on us - since we think we've already had enough beer and pizza to last us a lifetime! The organisers of The Dev Picnic…

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration Atlanta

10 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kirkwood, Atlanta, Kirkwood
Atlanta, GA
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$35 – $60

Found Stages is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day, and we want you to join us! There will be free food, open bar, and live music at a lovely, backyard venue in Kirkwood, Atlanta. Let's be real, who doesn't want to eat and drink outside under twinkling lights in early October? Is there a better way to spend a Tuesday night? We can't think of one, and no one wants to stay home on Ada Lovelace Day! All proceeds will support Found…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017 – Lezba.si

10 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Club Tifany, Masarykova 24
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Lesbian-Feminist University will be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day 2017 with workshop in web technologies. We will be building web design and development skills and prepare for certification at Lezba.si. More information at https://www.lezfemuniverza.org/dan-ade-lovelace-2017/

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RED Talk: Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Love Library, Adele Learning Commons, 1318 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100 United States
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The RED Talk Fall 2017 is hosted in partnership with the University Libraries, Information Technology Services, and Undergraduate Research to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day. From http://findingada.com/: “Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.”…

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Hay Vida En Martes. Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Espacio Fundación Telefónica, C/ Fuencarral 3
Madrid, 28004 Spain
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A roundtable about Ada Lovelace hosted by the journalist and writer Marta Fernández in Espacio Fundación Telefónica Madrid. Adela Muñoz Páez (researcher), Bolli (YouTube star) and Zoe Philpott (artist) will be our guests.

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day 2017

11 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's,
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Our gallery highlights the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths, from across the globe. See our 100 stories, showcasing just some of the wonderful women that help us understand the world today.

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Hofstra University Ada Lovelace Day

11 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11549 United States
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Cassia Martin, a Senior Security Engineer at Amazon, will be our featured Ada Lovelace Day speaker at Hofstra University.  In her presentation she will discuss keeping information safe on the Internet, “Thinking like an Attacker: An Introduction to Red Team Security."  A questions-and-answers session will follow her presentation.

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace with Women Role Models in Amigurumi

11 October 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Raytheon, 22110 Pacific Boulevard
Dulles, 20166 United States
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Celebrating Ada Lovelace with Women Role Models in Amigurumi We will have an in-house gathering of Roles for Women in the technical field, with an inspiring video and sharing employee made Amigurumi dolls made in honor of inspirational women.

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WiSET Mosaic Unveiling

11 October 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LT1, Level B, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton General Hospital
Southampton, SO166YD United Kingdom
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The University of Southampton Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) group are unveiling a mosaic made up of hundreds of selfies of women from across the university. The aim of the mosaic is to increase the visual representation of women within the university whilst celebrating their achievements. The mosaic is located at the Southampton General Hospital academic block and is located pride of place outside one of the main Lecture Theaters for all to see. The Chair of WiSET,…

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Celebrating Cake & Craft in STEM

11 October 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Department of Biology, University of York, UK, Wentworth Way
York, North Yorkshire YO10 5DD
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A meeting of like-minded individuals applying their STEM talents to the art of baking and crafts. Bring science themed cupcakes and mathematical meringues to share, and spend an hour knitting a numbat, painting a peptostreptococcus, quilting a quaternary arch, or borrow a crochet hook and start your own amigurumi STEM role model library or coral reef. Alternatively, just eat cake and chat!

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How we got here: Women in Computing at Heriot-Watt University

11 October 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
1.82 Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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This year marked a historic occasion in the Computer Science department at Heriot-Watt University: the number of our female professors doubled from two (Ruth Aylett and Fairouz Kamareddine) to four with the promotion of Verena Rieser and Helen Hastie.  Join us as these four professors discuss how they ended up in computing at Heriot-Watt: the education and career choices they made, their experiences of working in computing and the interesting and sometimes unexpected twists and turns their lives and careers took. This independent event is…

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Una visita a Ada Lovelace: una visionaria

11 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until 26 October 2017

Espacio Fundación Telefónica, C/ Fuencarral 3
Madrid, 28004 Spain
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A special guided visit through the exhibition 'Ada Lovelace. La encantadora de números' at Espacio Fundación Telefónica Madrid.

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TEA & TECH TALK

11 October 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mead Public Library–Rocca Meeting Room, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Hear flash talks by local women in STEM fields, a main talk with mother-daughter engineers Martha & Katrina Barhouse and a panel talk. Moderated by Carolyn Lee of Progressive Women in Sheboygan. With coffee, tea & sweet treats by Paradigm Coffee & Music.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2017

12 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Baner, Pune India, Aker Solutions
Pune, Maharashtra 411045 India
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We have celebrated Ada Lovelace Day in Siemens Pune, India office.

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Ada Lovelace Day in Institute of Biosystem Engineering

12 October 2017 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of Biosystem Engineering, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 28
Poznan, Wielkopolska 60-637 Poland
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For the first time we organise the Ada Lovelace Day in the Institute of Biosystem Engineering, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland. Our teachers/scientists, our alumnus and our guests will tell us about their experiences working in STEM.  

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BOOK DISCUSSION: “HIDDEN FIGURES”

12 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
John Michael Kohler Arts Center–The ARTery, 608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Enjoy a book discussion and creative project with the Book to Art Club in the ARTery at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

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It Began with Ada

12 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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£8

Our Ada Lovelace Day evening event. Ada Lovelace wrote the world’s first complex algorithm in 1843 and was then written out of history. This performance tells her story using an LED dress which she operates – live on stage – using her wearable tech satin glove. Ada.Ada.Ada exists to help people, especially girls and women, engage with technology and stem as a career. A talk precedes the performance to explain why everyone should get involved with computers to help create our future! Join us for this…

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Ada Lovelace Coding Time

14 October 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Gloucester, Brunswick Road
Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 1HP United Kingdom
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£4 – £5

Come and join puppet Ada Lovelace, a Victorian visionary and the first computer programmer as she explores the history of computing and modern technology. Say hello to her side kick Robo Rob and join them in various games and activities. part of the international Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in the sciences. Tickets are £4 for Gloucester City Museums members and £5 for non members. Under 7s need to be accompanied by an adult (the adult does not…

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Ada Lovelace Day Italia

14 October 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Municipio di Torino, Via Milano, 1
Torino, Torino Italy
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Conference and CoderDojo Agenda: 15:00 Introduction by - Andrea Poltronieri secretary of Museo Piemontese dell'informatica 15:15 Piera Levi Montalcini 15:30 Cecilia Botta 15:45 Networking break 16:00 Stefania Beolè 16:15 Floriana Filomena Ferrara 16:30 Networking break 17:00 ANCI Piemonte 18:00 Aperitiv and networking

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Film Screening: Hidden Figures

14 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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£8

HIDDEN FIGURES is the hitherto untold tale that reorients our view of the space race of the 1960s by telling the stories of 3 brilliant African-American mathematicians at NASA (Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson) who serve as the brains behind a stunning achievement that galvanised the world but who were then written out of history. This is the incredible story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), a visionary trio who crossed all gender and race…

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Avondale STEMsters – Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day

17 October 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Avondale College, Victor Street
Auckland, North Island 1026 New Zealand
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Avondale College STEMsters (year 12 & 13 female students) invited year 9 and 10 female students to an 'awareness session' as part of celebrating Ada Lovelace day. The STEMsters gave a presentation highlighting who Ada Lovelace was, as well as other prominent key Women in STEM, and how the junior students could get involved in the groups' support network and activities to help them in their STEM subjects. The College's female STEM teachers were invited by the STEMsters to give…

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Rannsaka og skapa

17 October 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Torfnes, Ísafjörður, 400, Iceland, Torfnes
Ísafjörður, 400 Iceland
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Þriðjudaginn 17. október kl.18-21 Fab lab Ísafjörður býður stelpur og konur sérstaklega velkomnar í smiðjuna þar sem við munum heyra hver Ada Lovelace var, spjalla við konur á svæðinu sem eru rannsakandi og skapandi og boðið verður upp á smiðjur t.d. þrívíddarprentun. Ada Lovelace alþjóðlegur dagur sem fagnar afrekum kvenna í vísindum, tækni, verkfræði og stærðfræði verður haldin í Fab lab Ísafjörður https://www.facebook.com/events/486098041764436/

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Professor Jean Bacon in Conversation with Dr Valerie Lynch

17 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Jean Bacon was the first woman to be appointed to a Lectureship in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge in 1985. She is now Professor Emerita of Distributed Systems at the Computer Laboratory where she co-headed the Opera Research Group from its founding in the 1990s. Don't miss this chance to hear Jean Bacon discuss her career with Dr Valerie Lynch, who began her own career as a programmer / analyst with British Telecom in the 1970s. Time:…

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Ada Lovelace Day celebration at Francis Marion University

18 October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Francis Marion University, 4822 E. Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29502 United States
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Join us on the campus of Francis Marion University to celebrate the contributions of women in STEM!  #FMU

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Ada Lovelace Day

20 October 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fields Institute, 222 College St., 2nd floor
Toronto, ON M5T3J1 Canada
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Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration day for the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in these areas, and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM. Every year, people around the world organize their own events for Ada Lovelace Day. The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences is excited to join…

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Elly Zupko on Honoring the Trailblazing Women in STEM of the Past & Future

22 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Humanities Wing, HW305, UTSC, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, ON
Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4 Canada
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In 2014, people across the world saw a lead scientist from the European Space Agency appear on international television to talk about the Philae lander mission wearing a garment covered in scantily-clad women. It became known as “that shirt.” Elly responded by designing “that other shirt,” which features over 50 notable women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). Her successful Kickstarter campaign led to the formation of a non-profit, SMLX Good, which supports STEM programmes for girls and has…

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YorkU 3rd Annual Ada Lovelace Day Talk: From “That Shirt” to “That Other Shirt” — Finding Ways to Honour the Trailblazing Women of the Past & Future

23 October 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Senate Chamber N940 Ross York University, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J1P3 Canada
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A talk by Elly Zupko — equity, diversity & inclusivity activist and communications expert Monday October 23rd 12:30pm-1:30pm Senate Chamber, N940 Ross Building Keele Campus In 2014, people across the world saw a lead scientist from the European Space Agency appear on international television to talk about the Philae lander mission wearing a garment covered in scantily-clad women. It became known as “that shirt.” Elly responded by designing “that other shirt,” which features over 50 notable women in STEM (Science,…

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Free movie screening: Hidden Figures

25 October 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
James Watt 1 Auditorium, Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, EH14 4AS United Kingdom
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HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Written…

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From “That Shirt” to “That Other Shirt”: A talk by Elly Zupko

25 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St
Toronto, Ontario M5B2K3 Canada
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Finding Ways to Honour the Trailblazing Women of the Past & Future. In 2014, people across the world saw a lead scientist from the European Space Agency appear on international television to talk about the Philae lander mission wearing a garment covered in scantily-clad women. It became known as “that shirt.” Elly responded by designing “that other shirt,” which features over 50 notable women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). An event organized by the Faculty of Science and…

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Why am I not a geek?

26 October 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
KAIST, Building N-1, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, Korea, Republic Of
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KAIST School of Computing presents the 3rd edition of its ALD event. This year, we invite Prof. Hyomin Kim to give a talk titled "Why am I not a geek?". The talk will look into how geek culture interacts with gender and other social status for CS students in Korean universities. The talk will be in Korean.

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Ada Lovelace: The Programmer, the Maths, and the Myths

26 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace is widely celebrated as "the first programmer”, the “enchantress of numbers” whose unique “poetical science” enabled her to make startling predictions about modern computing in a famous 1843 paper about Charles Babbage’s proposed analytical engine. In this talk, Professor Ursula Martin (CBE FRSE, University of Oxford) will separate fact from myth, talk about what the famous paper actually says, and look at Lovelace as a member of a dynamic community of nineteenth century British scientists. In particular, she will…

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March 2018

Mini Ada Lovelace Day Workshop at Visva Bharati

20 March 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Computer Centre Visva Bharati Santiniketan West Bengal, Visva Bharati National University
Santiniketan, West Bengal 731204 India
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Our 3rd Science Communication Workshop will cover how to create Open Access content in Wikipedia. You will learn to be a beginner Wikipedian (like me). Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) are under-represented in Wikipedia. International Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of notable, but overlooked, women in STEM. The Wikipedian edit-a-thon is a popular event in which people edit or create Wikipedia pages, like this one, I made for Canadian Professor Kathy Martin.

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September 2018

Women in Computing: Her Story

24 September 2018 - 14 October 2018
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Her Story is an interactive exhibition celebrating women who live, breathe and work computing and tech. The focus is on celebrating women who work or have worked in technology through the stories that they can tell. The festival will include an interactive exhibition (included in standard museum admission price) as well as a series of events for the public, for schools and for teachers (various prices - see website for details).

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Perthshire

28 September 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
McLaren High School, Mollands Road
Callander, FK17 8JH United Kingdom
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McLaren High School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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October 2018

Year 4 and Ada Lovelace

2 October 2018
Netley Primary School, Netley Campus, 74 Stanhope Street
London, NW1 3EX United Kingdom
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We had a group come into our school who performed a spellbinding interactive show about the computing pioneer, entitled ADA. ADA. ADA. We watched as the team put together the most spectacular dress we have ever seen. They spoke about the technology it used to light up and twinkle in lots of variations! We’ve been studying all about Ada in Year 4 and have written detailed biographies about her life. What better way to finish off our unit of work…

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Women in STEM Reception

3 October 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Trinity University, Center for the Sciences and Innovation, The Cube, One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Come celebrate the accomplishments of women in STEM in honor of Ada Lovelace Day.

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Children’s book launch La vida de Ada Lovelace

4 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Universidade Mackenzie, Av Consolação, 930
São Paulo, São Paulo 01302907 Brazil
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La vida de Ada Lovelace, written by Silvia Amélia Bim, a Computer Science lecture, illustrated by Kiara Cabral and translated by Sarah P.P. Garcia is a children's book originally written in Portuguese. It was translated to Spanish with the aim to celebrate the X LAWCC - Latin American Women in Computing Congress (http://cleilaclo2018.mackenzie.br/en/clei-2018/events/lawcc.html).

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SINC_HACK >17%

6 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sussex Innovation Centre, Science Park Square
Brighton, BN1 9SB United Kingdom
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As part of Brighton Digital Festival and in honour of Ada Lovelace Day (9th October), Sussex Innovation Centre is hosting its first hackathon! The inaugural SINC_HACK is based around the theme of >17%. Women make up just 17% of employees the UK tech sector, and only 17% of start-ups have female founders. The problem has many contributing factors, from the stigma around girls going into STEM subjects, to the gender pay gap, unconscious bias in the workplace and under-representation of…

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Tea & Tech Talk: Girls STEM Day

6 October 2018 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Girls ages 8 - 14 can participate in this Ada Lovelace Day-inspired morning workshop which includes Curiosity Labs: Chemiluminescence with MilliporeSigma scientists, flash talks by local women in STEM, blackout poetry circuit art, Ozobots color coding, Makey Makey games, Ada Lovelace Day button making, and tea, lemonade and sweet treats. Preregistration is required.

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Creative Computing Club – Ready To Roll

6 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road
Oxford, OX1 1BY United Kingdom
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Inspired by the modern age of information transparency, we are rolling traditional dice into the 21st century. Your kids will create an anti-cheat game-playing network using Micro:bits and the coding language of Python to create an electronic die, before linking it to a master receiver. With a shake of the Micro:bit everyone will get to see the roll – so no cheating! In celebration of Ada Lovelace day which takes place on Tuesday 9 October 2018  – an international day celebrating…

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Ada Lovelace Day: Free React Weekend Workshop

6 October 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
WeWork Finsbury Pavement, 131 Finsbury Pavement
London, EC2A 1NT United Kingdom
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Join Flatiron School’s Front End Instructor, Angela Branaes, on-campus for fun Saturday morning workshop of coding to pay homage to Ada Lovelace! You will learn how to make your very first mobile app in React Native, a very useful skill in this mobile-first world. It will be fun both if you’re a beginner and if you’ve done some coding before. Bring your laptop and we'll provide the brunch bites! Please meet us on the 7th floor when you arrive.

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Computing Women Ramsgate

6 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm
The Micro Museum, 11 Church Hill
Ramsgate., CT11 8RA United Kingdom
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To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the publication of Ada Lovelace's Notes, containing what would have been the first, workable computer program, visitors to The Micro Museum in Ramsgate on 6 and 7 October will be able to view a slideshow about Ada and some of the other women who helped create our modern digital world.

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Intro to coding – Sphero Workshop

6 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Canada Science and Technology Museum, 1867 St Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3 Canada
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Can you make a Sphero robot go round and round, or climb up a ramp? Get your digits and neurons moving with this hands-on coding activity. Use your creativity and know-how to complete fun challenges. Recommended for participants ages 8 years and up. This special event is in honour of the upcoming Ada Lovelace Day, which takes place this October 9th. Ada Lovelace was a brilliant 19th century British woman credited to have invented computer programs, before computers were even…

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Cream Tea with Inspirational Women

6 October 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Porlock Village Hall, Toll Road
Porlock, Somerset TA24 8QD United Kingdom
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A celebration of Ada Lovelace, who inspired Victorian women, Porlock hosts an event with modern women who inspire. Somerset Cream Tea will be served in the interval, between the five speakers

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Finding Ada: the legacy of Ada Lovelace

7 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lewisham Unitarian Meeting House, 41 Bromley Road
Lewisham, London SE6 2TS United Kingdom
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This Sunday we will be celebrating the life and work of mathematician Ada Lovelace. 'ALD' or Ada Lovelace day, on October 9th, celebrates her achievements and those of women in science and technology but fewer people know that she was also a Unitarian. We will also have with us Debbie Parker-Kinch, who is researching the life of another Victorian Unitarian feminist, Bessie Parkes, the writer and campaigner who was the great-grandchild of the Unitarian and scientist Joseph Priestley. You are…

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Ada Lovelace Day at the Stephen Perse Foundation

8 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
Stephen Perse Foundation Senior School, Union Rd
Cambridge, CB2 1HF United Kingdom
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With a sustainability hackathon, talks from speakers such as Catherine Breslin from the Amazon Alexa speech recognition project, assemblies, careers displays, a trip to the Computing museum and a code cracking treasure hunt, we are celebrating Ada Lovelace Day with a bang!

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Ada Lovelace – an Artistic Installation

8 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
CardiffMet CST and CSM, 200 Western Avenue
Cardiff, cf5 2yb United Kingdom
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At entrance of the Cardiff School of Technologies and Cardiff School of Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University we are celebrating Ada Lovelace day (9th of October) with an artistic installation of an image of Ada Lovelace. The machine control of the CNC machine that made the wooden grid holding the balloons was originally conceived by Ada in 1843. This coloured image is a simplistic use of the painting technique pointillism used by Georges Seurat and Pal Signac. A section of…

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Celebrating women in STEM and higher cognitive functions

8 October 2018
School of Psychology University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom + Google Map

We celebrated Ada Lovelace Day with a look at the many inspirational women whose work we cover in the Higher Cognitive Functions course: Prof Nicola Clayton Prof Terry Kit-Fong Au Prof Dana Samson Prof Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Dr Shayna Rosenbaum Prof Teresa McCormack Prof Irene Pepperberg Prof Laura Schulz Prof Ellen Langer Prof Cristina Atance

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Trevithick Library Wikithon

8 October 2018 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cardiff University Trevithick Library, Newport Road
Cardiff, CF24 3AA United Kingdom
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Wikipedia session encouraging new editors on subjects related to women and science, technology, engineering and maths.

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Ada Lovelace Quiz @ Paddle

8 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Paddle London, 15 Bermondsey Square
London, SE1 3UN United Kingdom
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The wonderful ladies at Paddle are organising a breakfast quiz that will test our knowledge in tech history.

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Ada College Impact Strategy Launch

8 October 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The National Theatre, Upper Ground, Lambeth
London, SE1 9PX United Kingdom
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Join us for breakfast on 8 October to honour Ada Lovelace Day, when we will celebrate diversity in tech and launch our impact strategy for what's next for Ada as we grow and continue to deliver our mission. Ada is committed to working with industry to design and deliver an education that empowers all of our students, especially young women and those from low-income households, to progress into highly skilled digital roles. During this event you will hear more about our strategy and mission as well as from our students…

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Sfide di programmazione con Sphero

8 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Opificio Golinelli, Via Paolo Nanni Costa, 14
Bologna, 40133 Italy
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In occasione della Europe Code Week Fondazione Golinelli e YOOX-NET-A-PORTER GROUP propongono alle scuole un programma di attività gratuite. Durante questa settimana celebreremo anche l’Ada Lovelace Day, dedicando alcuni workshop proprio a questa icona dell’informatica con l’obiettivo di promuovere la diffusione della cultura digitale soprattutto tra le giovani ragazze. Durante il workshop sperimenteremo la programmazione a blocchi in modo divertente e coinvolgente. Sphero è una sfera-robot a cui è possibile indicare istruzioni di movimento, cambio luci e tanto altro tramite…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018 – Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale

8 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aula Magna Campus Folcara, via Sant'Angelo in Theodice
Cassino, Frosinone 03043 Italy
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To the Difference Engine Ada Lovelace, “incantatrice dei numeri” (1815-1852) L’Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale partecipa per il terzo anno, l’8 ottobre 2018, alla giornata mondiale in onore di Ada Lovelace, considerata la prima programmatrice della storia del computer, una giornata che ha come obiettivo ridurre la disparità di genere e il digital divide. L’incontro sarà l’occasione per discutere del contributo delle donne alla ricerca scientifica e per valorizzare le eccellenze femminili dell’Ateneo. L'Ada Lovelace Day di Cassino promuove…

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Ada Lovelace Day celebration at the School of Mathematical Sciences

8 October 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Southampton, Mathematical Sciences Student Centre, Building 56, Highfield Campus
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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13:00 - 13:30: Female mathematicians through history Mathematical Sciences staff and PhD students tell the stories of some female mathematicians, from the 4th to the 21st century. 12:30 - 14:00: Lunch and posters Drop in at any time to enjoy some lunch and have a look at our posters celebrating women's contributions to Mathematical Sciences. Posters will be in the Maths Student Centre all week Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology,…

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Wiki Edit-A-Thon: Women and Diversity in Science

8 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Digital Science, WeWork Kings Cross, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Join our communal update on 8 Oct from 5-9pm to improve the coverage of women and diversity in science on Wikipedia! Wikipedia is the first to admit that they have some big gender and diversity gaps. In 2011 only 10% of wiki contributors were female and in 2018 only 17% of entries are about women. Let’s help change that! We’re looking for both experienced editors plus those with no past experience (but a lot of enthusiasm for writing and/or fact-checking!). Anyone…

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Taller ¿Qué hacen las apps mientras recogen mis datos? Deconstruyendo la programación de aplicaciones

8 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Medialab-Prado, Plaza de las Letras
Calle de la Alameda, 15, Madrid 28014 Spain
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¿Sabemos qué hacen nuestras aplicaciones favoritas con nuestros datos? Un taller práctico para aprender sobre la programación y el diseño de aplicaciones desde una metodología lúdica inspirada en el teatro social, una herramienta de reflexión-acción colectiva para todos los públicos. Esta actividad se realiza en el marco de la exposición Glass Room Experience, una iniciativa de Tactical Tech y la Fundación Mozilla que pretende sensibilizar sobre nuestros datos personales. El objetivo del taller es facilitar un espacio de aprendizaje y…

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ThoughtWorks Barcelona and Ironhack present: Ada Lovelace Day

8 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ironhack Barcelona, Carrer de Pamplona, 96
Barcelona, 08018 Spain
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ThoughtWorks Barcelona and Ironhack would like to invite you to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! About the event: We want to provide a safe and encouraging event where women in any STEM field can share their experiences, passions, and learnings as they forge ahead in their career. If you are interested in speaking at our event please sign up for our call for speakers here: http://bit.ly/TWBCNAdaTalks Agenda: 18:30 Meet & Greet 19:00 Lightning Talks - Specifics will be updated as we confirm…

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Suffrage Science Awards- Maths and Computing

8 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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The Suffrage Science scheme was founded seven years ago by the Medical Research Council’s London Institute of Medical Sciences (then Clinical Sciences Centre). It celebrates and inspires women in science, creating a self-perpetuating cohort of talent that will encourage others to enter science and reach senior leadership roles. The awards themselves are heirloom items of jewellery commissioned from students of the art and design college, Central St Martins-UAL, who worked with scientists to create pieces inspired by research. The pieces…

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Celebrating Women in STEM at Intelliware on October 9th

9 October 2018
Intelliware Development, 200 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1W7 Canada
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This year, October 9th is a special day at Intelliware. This day is aimed at celebrating and educating girls and women about careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEM-related fields.  Not only will we be hosting our sixth annual Ada Lovelace Day Celebration, we will also be hosting a Meetup for Toronto’s Women Who Code Organization. Ada Lovelace Day Ada Lovelace was an accomplished mathematician and writer, widely known for her algorithmic contribution to the Analytical Engine.…

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Gloucestershire STEM Network Introduction to Coding

9 October 2018
Gloucestershire STEM Network, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens
Gloucester, GL2 9HW United Kingdom
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In order to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, the Gloucestershire STEM Network is hosting a virtual event suitable for all ages and abilities who are interested and excited by technology. So grab your computer and get ready to enter the world of code! We’ve suggested some coding challenges for you to take part in. There are options for all ability levels and a great chance to get involved. Complete as many challenges as you want during the day on October 9th.…

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White Rose project finding Ada

9 October 2018
Gimnazija Velika Gorica, Croatia, Tomaševićeva 21
Velika Gorica, Zagrebačka županija 10410 Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
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In our school students will make video of themselves role playing famous woman in science, starting with Ada Lovelace. Video will be used as a part of Erasmus+ project WHIRO and posted online.

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Lovelace Primary School

9 October 2018
Lovelace Primary School, Mansfield Road
Chessington, Surrey KT9 2RN United Kingdom
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Lovelace Primary school are planning a super learning day to celebrate Ada Lovelace. To mark International Ada Lovelace Day, staff of Lovelace, with staff and students from Royal Holloway University and Zoe Philpott have prepared a very special day of learning to investigate Ada’s contribution to science, coding & computing and how this relates to current times.

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Ada Lovelace Day at Wimbledon High School

9 October 2018
Wimbledon High School, Mansel Road
Wimbledon, London SW19 4AB United Kingdom
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A day packed with celebration of women in science, and all our STEAM activities. Assemblies, form activities, lunchtime clubs and a talk from a WHS Alumna.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018, from building bridges to the bridge of the SS Enterprise

9 October 2018
St Nicolas School, Link Road
Newbury, West Berkshire RG14 7LU United Kingdom
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Each year group has been selected a woman who has made a significant contribution to STEM subjects. An eclectic bunch; Jane Goodall, Sarah Guppy, Rosalind Franklin and Nichelle Nichols…they are chosen to give the children an insight into the very different roles women can play and also the very different historical times they lived in, and how attitudes to women and their place in society have changed almost beyond recognition. From bridge building to the bridge of the SS Enterprise.

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Video of female members of ECS – Ada Lovelace Celebration

9 October 2018
University of Southampton, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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We are making a video of female members of ECS, past and present, to show the range of wonderful women in the department! ECS Empower is a group started by students to support minorities in the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton.

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Aviva Canada Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018
Aviva Canada, 10 Aviva Way, Suite 100
Markham, Ontario L6G 0G1 Canada
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Do you feel strongly about creating a more gender diverse and inclusive workplace? Join us in Markham on October 9th to hear from industry leaders as they discuss topics related to gender parity, women & innovation and diversity & inclusion.

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Ada Lovelace Day – Vichi De Marchi

9 October 2018
Biblioteca Classense, Via Alfredo Baccarini 3
Ravenna, 48121 Italy
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L'Ada Lovelace day è un evento internazionale dedicato alle scienziate e ai loro risultati in ambito scientifico, tecnico, ingegneristico e matematico. L'evento è nato in Inghilterra nel 2009 e ha lo scopo di incoraggiare le ragazze a intraprendere gli studi STEM (Scienze, Tecnologie, Ingegneria, Matematica). Ada Lovelace è stata una matematica inglese considerata oggi la prima programmatrice informatica. Per il primo anno la Casa delle donne dedica appuntamenti per bambini e bambine, ragazzi e ragazze, insegnanti e adulti per lasciarci…

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Increasing Women’s representation on Wikipedia virtual event

9 October 2018
Free

To mark Ada Lovelace Day 2018, WEP MK will be supporting a hackathon aiming to increase the representation of women on Wikipedia. In the run up to the date, we will be inviting suggestions for content, and calling for volunteer readers or editors. Watch this space! Want to learn more - then follow this link to get the idea Wikipedia: Wikiproject Women Women (both real and fictional) are under-represented on Wikipedia. Wikiproject Women addresses women's works, such as the paintings they…

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Finding Ada Scavenger Hunt

9 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
Transport for London, 55 Broadway
London, SW1H 0BD United Kingdom
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Happy #AdaLovelaceDay! To celebrate Ada and women in STEM , we're excited to tell you all about our #FindingAva Scavenger Hunt! The prize? A London Transport VIP Bumper Package, including: A ride in a London Underground cab A year’s access to the London Transport Museum A tour of the London Underground Control Centre How to take part: Screenshot our clues Crack the codes to figure out one of the five locations Take a photo of the #FindingAda sticker at one of the locations Email your…

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Meriwether Lewis Elementary – Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018
Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, 1610 Owensville Road
Charlottesville, VA 22901 United States
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A group of STEM women will be working with our 3rd graders to celebrate the day.

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WinSTEM week

9 October 2018 - 14 October 2018
Free

Celebrating Women in STEM, past - present -future, in Alberta Canada. https://www.awsn.org/winstem

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Hopwood Primary – Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018
Hopwood Community Primary School, Magdala Street, Heywood
Rochdale, Lancashire OL10 2HN United Kingdom
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Class celebration using LEGO WeDo to code a motor and using Scratch to create Ada’s poetry generator in our after school club.

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JAGS Ada Lovelace

9 October 2018
James Allen’s Girls’ School, 144 East Dulwich Grove
London, SE22 8TE United Kingdom
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Assembly and other school celebrations

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ALD at St Joseph’s Whitburn

9 October 2018
St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Gateside Road
Whitburn, West Lothian EH47 0NJ United Kingdom
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P5 had their first taste of coding. We designed an alien on paper and then used Scratch to create a digital version.

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Encouraging & Celebrating Women in Tech with ThoughtWorks Sydney

9 October 2018 @ 7:15 am - 8:45 am
ThoughtWorks Sydney, Level 10, 50 Carrington Street
Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2000 Australia
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Join us for the next By ThoughtWorks tech-talk series. Mingle, learn, and hang out with those wanting to keep up with the latest in technology. It’s our shout, so please join us for a light breakfast with some networking. ADA LOVELACE DAY - ENCOURAGING & CELEBRATING WOMEN IN TECH This year ThoughtWorks is hosting a By ThoughtWorks special breakfast event, in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day is a celebration of the achievements of women in STEM and aims to create…

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Olympia High School Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
olympia high school, 1302 North Street SE
Olympia, WA 98503 United States
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Our school will be celebrating Ada throughout the day in our school building.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – City and Islington

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
City and Islington Sixth Form College, Goswell Road
Clerkenwell, London EC1V 7LA United Kingdom
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City and Islington Sixth Form College have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Dorking

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Ashcombe School, Ashcombe Road
Dorking, Surrey RH4 1LY United Kingdom
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The Ashcombe School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – West Calder

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Calder High School, Limefield
Polbeth, West Calder EH55 8QN United Kingdom
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West Calder High School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Notre Dame

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Notre Dame High School, St George's Road
London, SE1 6EX
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Free

Notre Dame High School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Stirling

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stirling High School, Torbrex Farm Road Stirling FK8 2PA United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Stirling High School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Glasgow

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pirie Park Primary School, Langlands Road
Glasgow, G51 4AW United Kingdom
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Pirie Park Primary School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Fenwick

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fenwick Primary School, Kirkton Road
Fenwick, Kilmarnock KA3 6DH United Kingdom
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Fenwick Primary School

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Torriano

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Torriano Primary School, Torriano Avenue
Camden, London NW5 2SJ United Kingdom
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Torriano Primary School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Bathgate

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bathgate Academy, Edinburgh Road
Bathgate, West Lothian EH48 1LF United Kingdom
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Bathgate Academy have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Simpson

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Simpson Primary School, West Lothian
Bathgate, EH48 2TH
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Simpson Primary School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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Founders4Schools event at the Crick Institute

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road
London, NW1 1ST United Kingdom
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Founders4Schools will be hosting an event at The Francis Crick Institute to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day and our annual Awards for those in our communities who are doing the most to help students with their transition to work.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Bradford

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road
Bradford, BD9 4JP United Kingdom
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Bradford Grammar School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Bristol

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Digitech Studio School, Tower Road North, Warmley
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Digitech Studio School have arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebrations – York College

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm
YORK COLLEGE, Sim Balk Lane
York, Yorkshire YO23 2BB United Kingdom
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York College have arranged two days of Ada Lovelace Day themed celebrations, including talks and Q&A sessions from local businesses, a poster competition, stands about careers and STEM courses, and a take over of the college TV screens with famous women in STEM and their achievements.

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PXL-IT Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
PXL Congress, Cafetaria, Elfde-Liniestraat 24
Hasselt, 3500 Belgium
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Het departement PXL-IT verwent de vrouwelijke studenten en docenten op dinsdag 9 oktober allemaal met een lekker ontbijt in PXL-Congress.

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Ada Lovelace day @ Nationwide, supporting women in technology

9 October 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Steam museum, Fire Fly Avenue Swindon SN2 2EY United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of women working in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). This year, Nationwide is holding a special event at the STEAM Museum in Swindon, open to all women, but specifically those returning to work in careers in technology after taking time out and those looking to get into a career in technology. The day will give you the opportunity to build your network, take a look at exciting new technology, hear from inspirational…

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Panel – Diversity and Inclusion in Tech with REA Group

9 October 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
REA Group HQ, 511 Church Street, Richmond 3207
Melbourne, VIC 3207 Australia
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Join us for breakfast to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance. Diversity and inclusion remains a priority for every company. Diverse teams are more innovative, make better decisions and build better products. Hear from technology companies that are committed to create lasting change to embrace inclusion and improve diversity. The panel includes: Louise Alphonso, Executive Manager - Tech Community Programs at REA Group Chanh Kien, Senior Digital Talent Advisor…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018 – Siemens Rail Automation

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Siemens Rail Automation, Chippenham, Pew Hill
Chippenham, SN15 1JD United Kingdom
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Siemens Rail Automation, Chippenham is organizing an event to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2018, which also happens to be Rail Week and Year of Engineering. The event is divided into two parts: a day session (09:30am to 2:00pm) where pupils from schools around Chippenham will be hosted on site and given tours of the manufacturing facilities as well as our Research and Development facilities. There will also be coding stations and Model Railway sets to help the pupils have a…

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Girls in Tech Celebration at Palmerston North City Library

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palmerston North City Library, 4 The Square
Palmerston North, Manawatu 4410 New Zealand
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Ada Lovelace day celebrates one of the world's first computer programmers and the contributions of other women in science and technology professions. This free workshop, (for girls only) offers a variety of fun and interesting gadgets and interactive technology to experience and play with. Limited numbers. Bring some morning tea if you think you will get hungry. Aimed at Ages 8-12 Supported by Massey School of Engineering and Advanced Technology. Register for free on eventfinda.

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TECH(K)NOW DAY on Ada Lovelace Day 2018

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Curtain, 45 Curtain Road
London, EC2A 3PT United Kingdom
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WELCOME to the 4th TECH(K)NOW Day LONDON!  JOIN WOMEN in TECH and WOMEN in STARTUPS on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 09, from 9am to 5pm for a special event on Ada Lovelace Day! TECH(K)NOW DAY has been organised to provide a place and venue for anyone who identifies as a woman to go and learn new tech skills (see details below).   If you are a woman in tech or a woman wanting to get into tech, then this is for you.   Back in March this year, we held another TECH(K)NOW Day…

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT Liverpool

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm
Liverpool Blood Centre, 14 Estuary Banks
Speke, Liverpool L24 8RB United Kingdom
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NHS Blood and Transplant is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on 9th October 2018 and we invite you to get involved too. Ada Lovelace Day honours and promotes the achievements of women who work in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The aim is to encourage girls to go into STEM careers and support those already working in these fields. Named after the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace Day is marked by events all over the world. Who was Ada Lovelace? Ada…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Feira de Ciências

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Universidade de São Paulo, Avenida Trabalhador são-carlense, 400 - Parque Arnold Schimidt
São Carlos, 13566-590 Brazil
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Como todas as segundas terças-feiras de outubro de cada ano, celebramos o Dia Internacional de Ada Lovelace. O objetivo da data é comemorar as importantes conquistas realizadas pelas mulheres no campo da ciência, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática (STEM) como inspiração para as gerações atuais e futuras. Para comemorar esse dia, o GRACE preparou algumas atividades... vem conferir!!! Durante a manhã o GRACE em parceria com grupos de pesquisa e extensão receberá alunos das escolas de São Carlos para conhecer o…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Montelibretti dell’Istituto di Cristallografia

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Area della Ricerca di Roma 1, Strada Provinciale 35d
Montelibretti, Rome 9-00010 Italy
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Ogni secondo martedì del mese di Ottobre si celebra "Ada Lovelace Day"; giornata dedicata alle donne nelle carriere Scientifiche, Tecnologiche, Ingegneristiche e Matematiche (STEM) e alle studentesse che vogliono intraprendere gli studi universitari in questi ambiti disciplinare. Quest'anno, la sede di Montelibretti dell'Istituto di Cristallografia, il giorno 9 Ottobre, organizza una visita dell'Area della Ricerca di Roma 1 per le studentesse dei Licei e Istituti Tecnici  della provincia di Roma. 09:30 - 09:45 Accoglienza L'accesso all'Area della Ricerca di Roma 1 è dalle…

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Circuit Playground – giocare e inventare con l’elettronica

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Opificio Golinelli, Via Paolo Nanni Costa, 14
Bologna, 40133 Italy
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In occasione della Europe Code Week Fondazione Golinelli e YOOX-NET-A-PORTER GROUP propongono alle scuole un programma di attività gratuite. Durante questa settimana celebreremo anche l’Ada Lovelace Day, dedicando alcuni workshop proprio a questa icona dell’informatica con l’obiettivo di promuovere la diffusione della cultura digitale soprattutto tra le giovani ragazze. Durante il workshop, avremo modo di approcciare la programmazione e l’elettronica in maniera facile e intuitiva. Grazie a Circuit Playground, una scheda elettronica interattiva, scopriremo, infatti, quanto può diventare semplice costruire…

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Ada Lovelace Day : les filles osez le numérique

9 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Inria Nancy – Grand Est, 615 Rue du Jardin-Botanique
Villers-lès-Nancy, 54600 France
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Le 9 octobre prochain, niveau le centre Inria Nancy - Grand Est accueillera une centaine de jeunes filles (niveau 3e et 2nde) de l'académie de Nancy-Metz. Cet accueil coïncidera avec le Ada Lovelace Day , journée dont l'objectif est de célébrer les réalisations des femmes dans les Sciences, la Technologie, l'ingénierie et les Mathématiques STEM). Les objectifs de notre accueil sont pluriels: éviter l'autocensure des jeunes filles vers les filières du numérique; faire prendre conscience aux jeunes filles de l'intérêt des nouvelles…

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Malvern Festival of Innovation – Next Generation Innovators

9 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Three Counties Showground Malvern, WR13 6NW United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

A day showcasing creative science, technology, and entrepreneurship for middle and senior school students (Years 7 to 9) from around the region. Bring your class to listen to lectures, participate in hands-on workshops, and tour an extensive exhibition of organisations. The event is free to attend, but schools (or home-educating parents) need to register in advance. Some activities will be timetabled specifically based on the size of school parties.

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Ada Lovelace Day, School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham

9 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham., Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB United Kingdom
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The Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of women's achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The aim of this day is to increase the profile and visibility of women in STEM, to encourage more girls into STEM careers and to support women already in STEM. This year School of Computer Science at University of Nottingham will celebrate this day with amazing industry and academia speakers, and activities through the school. More information on our website

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Ada Lovelace Arduino Challenge

9 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus
Didcot, OX11 0QX United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. To celebrate, RAL will be hosting a computing challenge day for teams of four students from Year 8 or 9. The day is designed to introduce students to the excitement of computing - teams will be given a (top secret) challenge and will spend the day using Arduinos and computer programming to find a solution. The day will also include a tour…

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT Bristol

9 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Filton Blood Centre, North Bristol Park
Filton, Bristol BS34 7QH United Kingdom
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NHS Blood and Transplant is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on 9th October 2018 and we invite you to get involved too. Ada Lovelace Day honours and promotes the achievements of women who work in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The aim is to encourage girls to go into STEM careers and support those already working in these fields. Named after the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace Day is marked by events all over the world. Who was Ada Lovelace? Ada…

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Swansea Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Swansea University, Computational Foundry, Boardroom CF401, Swansea University Bay Campus, Fabian Way
Swansea, SA1 8EP United Kingdom
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The Athena SWAN group in Computational Foundry, in collaboration with the College of Engineering will be holding breakfast meet and greet in honour of Ada Lovelace Day. Please feel free to drop by and say hello - we look forward to meeting our new neighbours!

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Nesta Ada Lovelace Day Celebration

9 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nesta, 58 Victoria Embankment
London, United Kingdom
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The team at Nesta will be taking part in a lego invention challenge! We will be sharing our inventions via social media so watch out. Also keep an eye out for our report about female innovators (And lack of them) coming in early November.  

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Ada Lovelace: The New Generation

9 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road Manchester M3 4FP United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2018 Manchester Digital is running an event to inspire and empower young women in the Greater Manchester region: Ada Lovelace: The New Generation While Ada Lovelace is where it all began, we want to keep the momentum going and inspire current and future generations of women to take up careers in digital and tech. As part of our Digital Futures programme we are hosting an event to celebrate and showcase the diversity of amazing women in tech…

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ALD 2018 at The University of Edinburgh

9 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
The University of Edinburgh, Teaching Studio G.07, Murchison House, King's Buildings
Edinburgh, EH9 3BF United Kingdom
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On Tuesday 9th October 2018, the University’s Information Services team are running an edit-a-thon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2018 which is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). This year the event will have a particular focus on Contemporary Women in STEM and #ALD2018 is to be hosted at King’s Buildings with a evening networking event in the social space at the Joseph Black building (wine and nibbles supplied by the Royal Society…

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Ada Lovelace Day – EQUS – Physics and Astro Macquarie

9 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Physics and Astronomy Department, Macquarie University, Level 2 Building E6B 7 Wally’s Walk Macquarie University North Ryde
Sydney, NSW 2109 Australia
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We will present the Ada Lovelace Day initiative, with some local and international references. We will invite to PhD students, Post-Doctoral researchers and permament researchers within our department to give short talks about what inspired them to undertake a STEM career. Finally, we will present the Women in STEM Decadal Plan from the Australian Academy of Science.

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Ada Lovelace Day no DC-UFSCar

9 October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Universidade Federal de São Carlos, DC/UFSCar, Rodovia Washington Luís
São Carlos, 13565-905 Brazil
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O dia de Ada Lovelace é uma comemoração internacional realizada na segunda terça-feira de outubro que visa celebrar a participação das mulheres na ciência, tecnologia, engenharias e matemática. Há manifestações diversas pelo mundo que compõem essa celebração e, esse ano, vamos fazer uma no DC também! Nossa celebração começa às 11h com a preparação coletiva de lanches de metro para o nosso almoço em conjunto. Os ingredientes são uma oferta dos professores do DC para a nossa celebração. Depois, das…

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IT University Copenhagen Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
IT University of Copenhagen, Room 3A30
Rued Langgaardsvej 7, Copenhagen S DK-2300 Denmark
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The ETHOS Lab will be hosting an informal hour of celebration in honour of Ada Lovelace Day.

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Ada Lovelace Day Careers Event

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BioCity, Pennyfoot Street
Nottingham, NG1 1GF United Kingdom
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Ignite!, BioCity, Nottingham Trent University, Futures and STEM ambassadors are putting on a careers event for year 7/8 girls in Nottingham. Pupils will take part in stereotype-busting activities, listen to talks from women working in STEM and find out about how their own personal skills would suit different careers.

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Ada Lovelace Day at University of Birmingham

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Birmingham, University of Birmingham
Birmingham, B15 2TT United Kingdom
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We would like to invite you to Ada Lovelace Day, October 9, 2018 at University of Birmingham, UK. This independent event is a part of an international celebration of achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Ada Lovelace Day at University of Birmingham will include a number of speakers: Dr Kierann Shah - General Manager, National Space Academy Professor Helen Cooper - Professor of Mass Spectrometry, University of Birmingham Professor Sophia Ananiadou - Chair of Computer Science, University of Manchester…

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Women in Technology at Sky Betting & Gaming

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sky Betting and Gaming, 6 Wellington Place Leeds LS1 4AP United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

A celebration of Ada Lovelace Day and other inspirational females in technology! At Sky Betting & Gaming we are actively working to improve the gender imbalance in technology. One of the ways we do this is not only by raising the profile of successful female technologists and creating role models for the future generations but by also raising awareness of the wide variety of roles available within technology and the various routes into these roles. Join us on Tuesday 9th…

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FEPS Ada Lovelace Day Symposium

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
University of Southampton Highfield Campus, Mountbatten Seminar Room, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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How much do you know about the subjects in the new faculty? Join us at the FEPS Ada Lovelace Day Symposium to listen to the stories of the women that shaped the subjects in the new faculty. All the talks will be at a general interest level so no need to worry if you’re not familiar with a topic. There’ll be a chance to meet colleagues and share your own stories over lunch as well. 12:00 Lunch 12:30 Claire Murray, Diamond Light…

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WISDOM Welcome Lunch

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Royal Holloway, Room 229, McCrea Building, Egham Hill
Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX United Kingdom
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October 9th is Ada Lovelace day, an annual celebration of women's achievements in the STEM fields - and therefore the perfect day for Royal Holloway's first WISDOM (Women in the Security Domain and/or Mathematics) event of the academic year! Please join us to celebrate diversity and welcome new and current students, through a buffet lunch with an introduction to WISDOM at RHUL, as well as networking and guest speakers. This is a great opportunity to familiarise and get involved with…

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Ada Lovelace Day at WWU – Celebrating Womxn in STEM

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Western Washington University, CB275, 516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Ada Lovelace is famous for being the world’s first computer programmer. In honor of Ada, as well as the many womxn in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEM), we are hosting an informal drop-in reception and mixer. It's the 10th Annual Ada Lovelace Day! Faculty, staff, and students of all identities who would like to celebrate the achievements of women, as well as nonbinary, and trans individuals in the sciences are invited to join us in CB 275 for…

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Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day – Colorado

9 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Colorado Boulder, The Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library, Math 150, 2300 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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When: October 9, 2018, 12 - 3 p.m. Where: The Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library, Math 150 What: October 9 is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day of celebration of women and women-identified people in STEM. Come to the Gemmill and help us increase the profile of women in STEM at our Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. No registration required! We’ll be adding and updating articles, as well as expanding stubs articles on the women in STEM that interest you. By expanding the awareness of women in STEM, we aim…

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What role should artificial intelligence play in government?

9 October 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens
London, SW1Y 5AA United Kingdom
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In government, algorithms have the potential to make public service delivery more efficient and personalised. But that’s just the start. This event will consider the opportunities and challenges for government as computers become more powerful, data becomes more abundant and progress in artificial intelligence continues apace. Joining us on Ada Lovelace Day, an annual celebration of women in science, our panel includes: Nicola Blackwood, former health minister and former Chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee Helen Margetts, Director of the…

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Ada Lovelace Day at The Pankhurst Centre

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Pankhurst Centre, 60-62 Nelson Street
Manchester, Greater Manchester M13 9WP United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace and Suffragette Celebrations with a Global Wiki Edit-a-Thon The Zebra Partnership have joined forces with a variety of organisations to host an amazing event to celebrate women some who have literally been written out of history. As well as celebrating all that is Ada Lovelace, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edith Rigby and their fellow Suffragettes, we also want to improve the coverage of women and diversity on Wikipedia. The Pankhurst Centre have kindly agreed to be our Zebra Hub on…

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@CapellaU: Ada Lovelace Day Twitter Chat

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN MN 55402 United States
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Join Capella University for a live Twitter chat about women in IT in honor of Ada Lovelace Day, starting at 1 p.m. CST @CapellaU #CapellaChat #AdaLovelaceDay Online event only.

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Who was Ada Lovelace and how she shaped my life.

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lecture theatre E01 Llandaff site Cardiff Metropolitan University, 200 Western Avenue
Cardiff, Wales CF5 2FY United Kingdom
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Kathryn Davies, Head Of User Research https://www.naturalinteraction.com presents her lecture on how her life in science was influence by work of Ada Lovelace. -------- Mae Kathryn Davies, pennaeth ymchwil defnyddwyr https://www.naturalinteraction.com yn cyflwyno ei darlith ar sut roedd ei bywyd ym maes gwyddoniaeth yn cael ei ddylanwadu gan waith Ada Lovelace

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“My Journey Through Technology” An Ada Lovelace Day Initiative

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Barclays, Babbage House
Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 9EU United Kingdom
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******Internal Barclays Event***** An interactive event with Barclays role models (men and women). Selina O’Neill (BA4) – BUK Project Management Office Sarah Ford (VP) - BUK Service Management Darren Earnshaw (D) – BUK Ventures Nicola Jenkinson (D) – BUK CFI & Savings Tracy Bessant (MD) – GTIS Transformation During the event the role models will host group discussions with up to 8 attendees per table, sharing their career stories, their own experiences and their thoughts on improving gender diversity in…

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3° Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Centro de Ciências Aplicadas e Educação - CCAE
Av. Santa Elisabete, Rio Tinto 58297-000 Brazil
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Desde 2009, comemora-se na segunda terça-feira do mês de outubro o Ada Lovelace Day. Batizado com o nome daquela que é considerada a primeira programadora do mundo, a data é uma celebração das conquistas femininas em áreas que até hoje são dominadas por homens. Uma data para celebrar e encorajar a participação feminina nas áreas de ciência, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática. Estamos na terceira edição do evento que é organizado pelo IT Girls. Nessa edição contaremos com a palestra de…

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Web cast of Who was Ada Lovelace and how she shaped my life

9 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CardiffMet CST and CSM, 200 Western Avenue
Cardiff, cf5 2yb United Kingdom
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Who was Ada Lovelace and how she shaped my life. Kathryn Davies, Head Of User Research https://www.naturalinteraction.com 13:00-14:00 Tuesday 9th of October use this link to watch the web cast https://cardiffmet.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=e5b04e8d-c687-4dce-af15-a973005e01ff Intial hold page then it will start record the activities in the lecture theartre from 13:00 until 14:00. The recording will be edited post lecture.

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Beyond Numbers: a celebration of Ada Lovelace

9 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex, SILVERSTONE SB211, Arts Road, Falmer,
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9RG United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace Day, held on the second Tuesday of October every year, is an international celebration of the achievements of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths which aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and create new role models for both girls and women studying or working in STEM. “Beyond Numbers” coincides with this day and is specifically interested in exploring the potential identified by Ada Lovelace of machines to ‘act upon other things besides numbers’ to…

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Pioneering women in mathematics

9 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard
London, EC2V 5AE United Kingdom
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“A woman can win the victory, though she may not wear the wreath” From Hypatia, murdered by a Christian mob in 415CE, to Ada Lovelace ‘the enchantress of numbers’ and Florence Nightingale ‘the passionate statistician’, there have been women who have loved mathematics and, in defiance of the social and intellectual mores of the day, have shown themselves to be extremely good at it. In her talk, Dr June Barrow-Green will introduce a number of these women, describe some of…

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Cafe Scientifique Talk

9 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Kennaway House, Kennaway House, Coburg Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8NG United Kingdom
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Cafe Scientifique Talk: Getting to Grips with Friction - an interactive guide Dr Julia Carrell, IMechE, University of Sheffield Using bananas, grapes, chips, telephone directories, rice and rugby balls to demonstrate why friction is important.

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration at Mead Public Library

9 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Public Library, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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Drop-in for Makey Makey games, Ozobot coding, littleBits music, LEGO and straw construction, and Ada Lovelace Day button making. Open to all ages, but children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Me, myself and I: A very personal journey

9 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Essex, Room 1N1.4.1, Wivenhoe Park
Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
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In this talk, Prof. Maria fasli will be describing how she has gone about her professional career, navigating the occasionally nebulous world of academia. This is about a very personal journey, the trials and tribulations, lessons learnt but also breakthroughs and successes. About the Speaker: Maria is currently a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE), University of Essex and she has been Head of School since 2009. She has published in the field of artificial…

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Women in STEM Speed Networking

9 October 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Ada. National College for Digital Skills, Broad Lane London N15 4AG United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, is a new centre of excellence for teaching advanced digital skills to develop a future-skilled workforce from diverse backgrounds. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in STEM. It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM. To celebrate, Ada is hosting a…

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Danish women in Tech – come and celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2018

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
3Shape, Holmens Kanal 7 København 1060 Denmark + Google Map
Free

3Shape and the Department of Computer Science DIKU – University of Copenhagen, are joining forces to celebrate the Ada Lovelace Day 2018 in Denmark! You are kindly invited to spend an afternoon of talk, networking and refreshments - a day dedicated to women who have chosen technological and scientific paths sharing their stories. The achievements of woman in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are celebrated on the second Tuesday of October around the world. A day that honors Ada…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018 – A night of fire side chats, talks and live music

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boiler Shop, 20 South Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3PE United Kingdom
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What are we doing? The Tech for Life team invite you to join us in celebrating  Ada Lovelace Day on Tuesday October 9th from 4pm - 7pm. We will have a panel of our very own experts from across the STEAM fields who will be giving us insights into their career journey, challenges and experiences. Doors open at 4pm with refreshments Panel discussion and ‘fireside chat’ 4.30pm Special guest speaker, Emer Maguire. FameLab UK Winner, Science Communicator and Singer Songwriter. She'll be…

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The Norwegian Electrians and IT Workers Union (EL og IT Forbundet) – Ada Lovelace day

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oslo Congress Senter, Youngs gate 21
Oslo, Oslo 0181 Norway
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We're hosting a small get-together with interesting talks. Food serving from 4 pm to 4.30 pm (food for 50 persons max Confirmed talks: Hanne Lin Skogvang, editor in chief of the Norwegian feminist magazine "Fett"), will talk about a feministic perspective on technology. Female Legends: Lillie Klefelt and Liza Lind will share their experiences with creating safe gaming culture for female and non-binary gamers. Olga Kravchenko, IBM: Olga works as a blockchain spokesperson at IBM and will share with us…

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Giornata di Ada Lovelace – Codice Rosa

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MEM – Mediateca del Mediterraneo, Via Mameli n. 164
Cagliari, Sardegna 09100 Italy
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Martedì 9 ottobre 2018 dalle 16:00 alle 18:00, nella MEM – Mediateca del Mediterraneo, a Cagliari in via Mameli 164, si tiene l'evento: "Giornata di Ada Lovelace". L'iniziativa è gratuita ed è rivolta alle ragazze e ai ragazzi dagli 8 ai 13 anni. L'attività è organizzata da Codice Rosa e dal CoderDojo Quartu nell'ambito del Tech Fest, festival svolto in concomitanza con la Europe Code Week, la Settimana Europea del Coding. Codice Rosa è un progetto che ha la finalità di favorire l'avvicinamento delle donne e delle ragazze al coding e all'informatica, di far conoscere le figure al femminile che hanno fatto la…

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Hoppers Ada Lovelace Day Evening

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9AB United Kingdom
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(Room 4.31/4.32) Join us for an evening of talks and networking to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day. We've got two fantastic speakers Jane Hillston who is the Head of School in Informatics, and Udita Banerjee from RBS.

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Inspiring women and girls in STEM – celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Engine Shed: The Junction, Station Approach
Temple Meads, Bristol BS1 6QH United Kingdom
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In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, the woman who is widely regarded as the first ever computer programmer, Engine Shed and SETsquared bring together a panel of women in STEM to talk about their tech careers, which have developed into something much more entrepreneurial. The event will be a place for women in tech and girls in STEM education to inspire, be inspired, network and celebrate the original coder, Ada Lovelace. The panel will be chaired by Marina Traversari, Programme Manager of the Oracle Startup Cloud…

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Wikithon – Mujeres científicas a Wikipedia

9 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wayra Telefónica, Gran Vía, 28
Madrid, 28013 Spain
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El objetivo de esta iniciativa es visibilizar a científicas, investigadoras y tecnólogas, añadiendo a Wikipedia sus perfiles en español. Buscamos apoyar la iniciativa de la Dra. Jessica Wade, que durante 1 año ha subido diariamente un perfil de una mujer científica a Wikipedia, para aumentar la representación y la visibilidad de las mujeres en la ciencia. Coincidiendo con el día internacional de Ada Lovelace vamos a llevar a cabo una acción coordinada con Inspiring Girls y todas sus sedes en países de habla hispana, en…

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NFC is Magic – Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day 2018

9 October 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dainton Building, University of Sheffield S3 7HF Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7HF United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with an evening of high-tech creativity! Even if you're not techy, come and explore some of the stuff that's craft, design, and as close to magical as it gets. Make and keep a necklace that can trigger events on your phone! Light a bulb with a magic wand! Solve problems with your team!... and of course, PIZZA and CAKE. The technology we'll be using is Near Field Communication (NFC), so if you have a phone capable…

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Ada Hour

9 October 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Stockton-on-Tees Central Library, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TU United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Come & celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with us. Have a go at generating Ada inspired poetry using Scratch.

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How science got women wrong by Angela Saini

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3BD United Kingdom
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Shedding light on controversial research and investigating the ferocious gender wars in biology, psychology and anthropology, Angela Saini, to mark Ada Lovelace Day, will talk about how women are being rediscovered. She'll explore what these revelations mean for us as individuals and as a society, revealing an alternative view of science in which women are included, rather than excluded. This talk will be followed by a drinks reception, book sale and signing, all welcome

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Ada Lovelace Day @ Ada’s Team

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Alberta, Computing Science Center, 8900 114 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S4 Canada
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We will be having sandwiches and FREE Davids tea while watching some YouTube videos of the inspiring years before. We will finish off the night with some trivia and perhaps some prizes!

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Wiki-edit-a-thon with Stemettes

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Imperial College London, 180 Queen’s Gate
South Kensington, London SW7 2BW United Kingdom
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Digital Science have teamed up with Stemettes to organise a Wiki-edit-a-thon in October with the aim of addressing the diversity imbalance in Wikipedia entries. We’re looking for experienced editors plus those with no experience (but a lot of enthusiasm for writing and/or fact-checking!). Light refreshments will be provided. Completely FREE, thanks to our wonderful sponsors Digital Science and the generous provision of a venue from Imperial College London. Anyone can participate! You’ll get together with a bunch of like-minded people working…

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Edit for Equity: STEM

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane
Wellington, CA 6011 New Zealand
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Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of contributors were women.* Let’s change that. To coincide with this year's Suffrage 125 celebrations and with Ada Lovelace day, we invite you to Edit for Equity: STEM, a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to increase the online presence of women and non-binary New Zealanders in science, technology, engineering, and maths. People of all gender identities and expressions are welcome to participate. First-timers and experienced editors…

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A celebration of Women in Technology at Brain Barn

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brain Barn, 182 East Queen Street
Pendleton, SC 29670 United States
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Brain Barn in Pendleton, SC is proud to be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on Oct. 9th from 5pm to 8pm. We are celebrating the accomplishments and contributions that women have made in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math over the last 200 years. We will have student engineer representation from the Professional Engineering Fraternity at Clemson University (Comprised of over 44% women members in engineering and computer science majors). We welcome all people interested in learning about engineering…

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Ada Lovelace Day Science Salon

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Centro Cultural César Chávez, Oregon State University 691 SW 26th St
Corvallis, OR 97331 United States
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Ada Lovelace is considered by many to be the “first computer programmer.” Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In July Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a bill to declare October 9th National Ada Lovelace Day in the U.S. OREGON STATE ADVANCE and 500womenscientists Corvallis have partnered to host a Science Salon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on October 9th from 5-7 pm at the Centro Cultural César Chávez, 691 SW 26th St Corvallis. Campus Map Parking Map…

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Tech Industry Talks at University of Glasgow

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Glasgow, Sir Alwyn Williams Building
Glasgow, Scotland G12 8QN United Kingdom
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It's Ada Lovelace Day! Come along for a fantastic evening full of inspirational stories and career advice from high-flying women in the UK tech industry. We will have several speakers from different companies (including Bloomberg and Morgan Stanley) who will each give a talk. Afterwards, Bloomberg will screen a short film, and then we will have a panel Q&A session. This is a fantastic opportunity to network and get expert career advice. There will also be free pizza and drinks…

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Maryville University Library – Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Maryville University Library, 610 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141 United States
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Ada was coding in the 1800s! Come to Library to learn about her and meet modern women in tech. Maryville University Library will host a panel of women in technology featuring: Stacy Hollins, Ph.D. Assitant Dean in the Simon School of Business at Maryville University Mindy Krawiecki Vice President for Apps Development at Citibank Erica Wilson, CISSP, CISM Vice President for IT Security and Risk at Cass Information Systems Be sure to bring any questions you might have for these…

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AdaDay 2018 Madrid

9 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 15 November 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Medialab-Prado, Plaza de las Letras
Calle de la Alameda, 15, Madrid 28014 Spain
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Talks and workshop (more info to come)

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Women in STEM Career Panel Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Please join Illumina Women's Leadership Network and Fleet Science Center for a career panel celebration of women in STEM in honor of Ada Lovelace Day. Grab your girls and come learn from some of San Diego's top women in STEM on how they have grown succesful careers. We will have Fleet Science demos running the first hour for children, and networking for adults. Several local STEM organizations will be onsite to provide more information about programs they offer. 5:15 -…

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R-Ladies – Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Loughborough University, Graduate House
Loughborough, LE11 3TU United Kingdom
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Let's get together and celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with drinks and pizza and watching our favourite TED talks by badass ladies in STEM. We will also plan our events for the coming months and reflect a little bit on past events. Please bring your own drinks. We will order Pizza together. If anyone would like to treat us to some homemade cake or snacks: YES please!

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Encouraging and Celebrating Women in Tech at Thoughtworks Brisbane

9 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ThoughtWorks Brisbane, 19/127 Creek Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000 Australia
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This year ThoughtWorks is hosting a By ThoughtWorks special event, in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day is a celebration of the achievements of women in STEM and aims to create new role models who will encourage more women to follow STEM careers. Our four speakers will share insights into how we can get young women interested in tech careers, examine the impacts of motherhood in STEM careers and the importance of diversity in these industries. SPEAKERS &…

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Women In Tech Madison – Ada Lovelace Day

9 October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Madison Public Library, 201 West Mifflin Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the publication of Ada Lovelace’s Notes, containing what would have been the first, workable computer program, the Madison Women-in-Tech welcomes New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini for a reading and discussion of her latest novel, ENCHANTRESS OF NUMBERS: A NOVEL OF ADA LOVELACE Books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow. ABOUT THE BOOK New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini illuminates the fascinating life of Ada Byron King,…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Tinkering, Matchmaking and Building Your Networks

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Tiled Hall, Leeds Art Gallery, 16-18 The Headrow
Leeds, LS1 3AB United Kingdom
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‘Empowering Women with Science and Tech’ Leeds want to welcome you to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with us. Taking Ada as inspiration, we thought it was fitting to celebrate the day with an evening of tinkering, matchmaking and building your networks (plus lots of drinks and nibbles too!) Tinkering: We’re going to have a load of opportunities for you to channel Ada and have a tinker at the event so you can have a go at the Raspberry Pi, MicroBit,…

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Children’s book launch – A vida de Ada Lovelace

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Itiban Comic Shop, Av Silva Jardim, 845
Curitiba, Paraná 80230000 Brazil
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A vida de Ada Lovelace is a children's book written by Silvia Amélia Bim, a Computer Science lecture and illustrated by Kiara Cabral. It is the first book about Ada Lovelace written in Portuguese. Is is supported by the Brazilian Computer Society (http://www.sbc.org.br/) and is an action of the Digital Girls Program (Programa Meninas Digitais).

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How-to Tuesday: Solar Powered Mobile Phone Charger with Carol Muroe

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mead Public Library – Imaginarium makerspace, 710 N 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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How-to Tuesday is for the beginner do-it-yourself-er.  Learn how to build your own solar-powered mobile phone charger this Ada Lovelace Day.  Open to Teens and Adults.

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Ada Lovelace Talk – Women in Science: My Eureka Moment

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rutherford Centre, Wimbledon High School, Mansel Road
London, SW19 4AB United Kingdom
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Dr Maya Hanspal, PhD in Natural Sciences, Cell Biologist and WHS Alumna shares her science career story

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Diversity by Default: Ada Lovelace Day – Celebrating Women in Tech at Lloyds

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lloyds Banking Group, 18th Floor Auditorium, 125 London Wall
London, EC2Y 5AJ United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening of celebration to mark ten years of Ada Lovelace Day and the brilliant Women in Tech community. This is the first of a number of events bringing together people passionate about Diversity in Tech to share experiences, contacts, ideas and inspiration to help each other navigate careers in tech. We are delighted to welcome Gill Wylie and Dr Bijna Dasani as host and keynote, and we have role model panellists from organisations including Accenture, Virgin Red, BP,…

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RSC Edinburgh – Ada Lovelace Evening

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Edinburgh, School of Chemistry, Joseph Black Building, David Brewster Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3FJ United Kingdom
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In October to coincide with Ada Lovelace Day, we are hosting an evening informal discussion about careers for women in STEM. Hosted by Professor Colin Pulham, Head of School, we will hear some career snapshots from: Professor Lesley Yellowlees, former President of the Royal Society of Chemistry and previous Dean of College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh; Dr Rachel Barrie, one of the few women ever to hold the title of Scotch whisky master blender; Prof Eva Hevia, Professor of Organometallic…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Programming Workshop

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Abertay University, Room 4510, Kydd Building, Bell Street
Dundee, Scotland DD1 1HG United Kingdom
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To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, the Feminist and Programming Societies are hosting a talk and programming workshop for people of all levels of coding experience. This is a free event that we hope will show you just how important and rewarding programming can be!

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Python Meetup & Anniversary Celebration

9 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bank of America Building, 101 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Women Who Code Greenville launched October 9th, 2015 on Ada Lovelace Day and we're joining Greenville Python to celebrate! WWCode Greenville member, Brooke Wing, will be giving the keynote talk about her experience writing a Python script to automate her dashboard creation process. Check out all our October events! If you have never attended one of our events before or haven't been able to make it in a while, we would love to see you!

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Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2018

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The IET, 2 Savoy Place
London, WC2R 0BL United Kingdom
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Ada Lovelace Day Live! is our annual ‘science cabaret’ in celebration of women in STEM, will be held at The IET on the evening of Tuesday 9 October. Playing host to the UK’s most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live is an entertaining evening of geekery, comedy and music suitable for everyone over the age of 12. Our speakers are: Prof Sunetra Gupta, epidemiologist Chanuki Seresinhe, computer scientist Dr Susie Maidment, palaeontologist Dr Hilary Costello, engineer Prof Emma McCoy, mathematician Dr Diva Amon,…

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Ada Lovelace Lecture with Sharon Moore, MBE

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Craiglockhart Campus, Colinton Road
Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ United Kingdom
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“Women in STEM: different approaches to bring about change” To celebrate the 10th Ada Lovelace day Edinburgh Napier University and EQUATE Scotland are delighted to host Sharon Moore, MBE, Industry Technical Leader for Travel and Transportation IBM UK Ltd. Sharon is a wonderful role model and is passionate about ensuring equal access to opportunities in IT. Sharon was honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours 2018 for services to women in technology based industries, and presented with the 'Inspirational…

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The Future of Robotics is FEMALE

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atelier SF, 620 Davis St
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day we'll be announcing our 6th Annual "25 Women in Robotics You Need To Know About" list - plus speaking with some of our awesome Women in Robotics! Melonee Wise - CEO Fetch Robotics Tessa Lau - Founder/CEO Dusty Robotics Casey Schulz - Systems Engineer at Omron Adept Technologies Jillian Ogle - CEO/FounderLetsRobot.TV More speakers TBC You don't need to be a woman to appreciate this event - but space is limited so RSVP quickly! The…

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Movie Night: The Computers with moinworld e.V.

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
XING SE, Dammtorstr. 30
Hamburg, Hamburg 20354 Germany
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In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, we are showing a documentary "The Computers", a story about six brilliant young women who programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC. Join us at XING, in celebrating this day and raising awareness of women who changed the world by making programming easier and more accessible. More info about the documentary: http://eniacprogrammers.org/ Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims…

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Cambridge Women in Tech Presents: The Ada Lovelace Quiz

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Please dust down your neurones and join us at the Centre for Computing History on 9th October for an evening of networking and STEM based trivia. Doors open at 6.30, quiz starts at 7.00. Play in teams from 2-10 people (we can help you find a team on the night if you want). Roam the CCH looking for answers and getting your hands dirty with games and computers you probably haven't seen for years. This event is supported by the…

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Women in Tech Week: Insights and Inspiration from Female Founders

9 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CommonBond, 524 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10012 United States
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For the second year, CommonBond invites you to join us and hear the stories of New York's female founders. Each founder will share her experiences of building her company from the ground up. Learn about the opportunities and challenges faced by these founders in the first 365 days of their businesses, and hear advice on how to propel your own career forward. This event is part of Women in Tech Week, a week-long holiday that recognizes the accomplishments of women…

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Wiki-edit-athon 2018: Stockport Hub

9 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Magnet, 51 Wellington Rd N,
Stockport, SK United Kingdom
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We are hosting a Wiki Edit-a-Thon to improve Wikipedia coverage of women and diversity. We have joined forces with a variety of organisations to host a communal wiki update on 9 October 2018 to improve the coverage of women and diversity on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the first to admit that they have some big gender and diversity gaps. In 2011 only 10% of wiki contributors were female and in 2018 only 17% of entries are about women. Let’s help change…

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Ada Lovelace Day Celebration @ ISWC2018

9 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 United States
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When: Tuesday 9th October (19:00-21:00) Where: Asilomar Conference Ground, Monterey California - Seascape room (next to the Crocker dining hall, where lunch is served)   “Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.” https://findingada.com/ ALD is held…

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Ada Lovelace Day with Girls in Tech Armenia

9 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GIT Armenia office, 3 H. Hakobyan, Mergelyan Cluster
Yerevan, Armenia
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Hi everyone, We're so excited to be able to celebrate Ada Lovelace day in Yerevan. It is is held every year on the second Tuesday of October and this time it's 9 October. We're sure we're going to meet all the tech and non-tech people interested in the tribute to this phenomenal women, the first computer programmer ever. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths. It aims…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Mesa redonda com mulheres da Ciência

9 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Universidade de São Paulo, Avenida Trabalhador são-carlense, 400 - Parque Arnold Schimidt
São Carlos, 13566-590 Brazil
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Como todas as segundas terças-feiras de outubro de cada ano, celebramos o Dia Internacional de Ada Lovelace. O objetivo da data é comemorar as importantes conquistas realizadas pelas mulheres no campo da ciência, tecnologia, engenharia e matemática (STEM) como inspiração para as gerações atuais e futuras. Para comemorar esse dia, o GRACE preparou algumas atividades... vem conferir!!! Durante a noite, o espaço está aberto a mulheres da academia e da indústria dividirem suas experiências conosco em uma interessantíssima mesa redonda!…

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Dansk Datahistorisk Forening

9 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tapeten, Magleparken 5
Ballerup, 2750 Denmark
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I adskillige år har man fejret ”Ada Lovelace Day” den anden tirsdag i oktober for at markere kvinders indsats i STEM fagene (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), samt for at mindes Lady Ada Lovelace, der bliver betegnet som verdens første programmør. Det vil vi fra i år også gøre i Datahistorisk Forening. Vi starter aftenen med at vise en britisk dokumentar (med danske undertekster) fra BBC Scotland 2015 om Ada Lovelace: Grevinden og Computeren Efterfølgende vil Thorkil Naur holde et indlæg, hvor…

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Inspiring Women to achieve success in STEM: Ada Lovelace Day Online Panel

9 October 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Open University, Ground Floor, Chambers Building, Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom + Google Map
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Ada Lovelace Day: Panel of leading women in Computing and IT give insights into their career journey, experiences and challenges Our panellists are leading women from different areas of the computing and IT industry world. They will talk about their work, successes and challenges in their careers, focussing on gender and diversity issues such as the role of the media in influencing career decisions and the importance of mentors. OU students and staff are invited to join the event and…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018 at the School of Engineering – University of Valencia

10 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
ETSE-UV, Avda de la Universidad sn
Burjassot, Valencia 46100 Spain
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The School of Engineering of the University of Valencia (ETSE-UV) and IEEE WIE Student Branch Affinity Group de la Universitat de València organize Ada Lovelace Day celebration in 2018 with the following activities:   Video. During the week prior to the celebration, we will take pictures in the classrooms of the classmates, giving emphasis to the female students. The objective is to make clear the celebration of Ada Lovelace Day and to call for reflection on the presence of women…

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Ada Lovelace Day at Hofstra University – “The Internet needs you: How your data can change the world”

10 October 2018 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11549 United States
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Monica Stephens is an Assistant Professor of Geographic Information Science in the Geography Department at the University at Buffalo (NY). Previously she was the director of the Institute of Cartographic Design at Humboldt State where she led a team in generating political, social, and economic insights from visualizing large datasets of user-generated content. Ada Lovelace Day at Hofstra University is presented by the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Code craft

10 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Department of Biology, University of York, UK, Wentworth Way
York, North Yorkshire YO10 5DD
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Come to our Pi Lab to try your hand at coding, crafting, or both! Use some of our electronic gadgets to light up LEDs in every colour under the sun, hook them up with conductive thread so that your home-knitted socks twinkle as you walk, express the Keeling Curve by the sample rate of your favourite sample in Sonic Pi, #tweetmytheremin to make beautiful (terrible) music, see how you could automate your houseplant watering, capture photos using a motion sensor,…

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Out of the frying pan and onto the firing range

10 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Southampton, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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In autumn 2016, after working as a Lecturer and Hearing Scientist at the University of Southampton for a decade, Rachel van Besouw took a huge risk and ventured outside of academia for the first time. A few months later on a wintery, overcast February day with a temperature of 1 degree Celsius and a biting wind, she found herself in the middle of Salisbury Plain observing Royal Marine Commandos train for chemical warfare threats. Had she made a big mistake?…

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Women in Science Week NMS – Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
King’s College London, Nash Lecture Theatre, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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Please join us for Ada Lovelace Day 2018, NMS’s celebration of women in science and an exploration of the issues faced in STEM subjects surrounding the underrepresentation of women at all levels. The day's lead speaker will be Professor Barbara Shollock, who will be joining the Faculty in January 2019 as the inaugural Head of the Department of Engineering. She is currently based at the University of Warwick, where she is Academic Director at WMG and professor within the steels…

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Ada Lovelace Day Wikithon (Montreal, Canada)

10 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
McGill University, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, 3549 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9 Canada
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Hey Everyone! To celebrate Ada Lovelace's birthday Broad Science 500 Women Scientists Montreal, and Science & Policy Exchange are hosting a wiki-edit-thon on October 10th. https://www.facebook.com/events/332803350601276/ Join the global quest to increase the representation of female scientists on wikipedia!! Let's make sure woman in STEM get the recognition they deserve 🙌🏽🙌🏽  This mission was started by UK scientist Dr. Jess Wade and has been continued by others around the world. Around 90% of wiki editors are men and this is very much…

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace at dxw digital

10 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8-9 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU, 8-9 Hoxton Square United Kingdom + Google Map
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On October 10th, we're celebrating Ada Lovelace Day to honour the pioneering women in technology and the public sector. We've invited a panel of five women to speak about obstacles they may have faced in their careers and then inviting attendees to ask questions and share their own experiences. Panellists TBC Drinks and snacks included! You can learn more about Ada Lovelace here: https://www.biography.com/people/ada-lovelace-20825323

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Women and the Stars

10 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House
London, WC1J 0BQ United Kingdom
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Tickets via Eventbrite In Women and the Stars, Dr Helen Klus from the Royal Astronomical Society shows how women have shaped our understanding of the universe. From painting prehistoric star maps on the walls of caves, to discovering dark matter in the Galaxy, to commanding space shuttles and waking in space. At the same time, these women have faced tremendous prejudice. Henrietta Swan Leavitt, for example, discovered how to determine the distance to stars. She may have used this to discover that…

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Give IT a Go: is it as easy as it sounds?

10 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Give IT a Go: is it as easy as it sounds? is our 2018 panel debate on women and computing, chaired by Suw Charman-Anderson, founder of Ada Lovelace Day. Can women get in, stay in and get back in to careers in tech? Bring your stories on careers in tech (broadly defined, not just computing!) and join us in this lively debate to help us work out how women can survive and succeed in this field. Panellists include Anne Clarke (former Chair of Cambridge AWISE, Anne…

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Dublin Ada LoveLace Day 2018

10 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Digital Depot, The Digital Hub, Roe Lane
Dublin, D08 TCV4 Ireland
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LoveLaceSpace is delighted to run our first Ada Lovelace Day. Thanks to Wikimedia Ireland who will be running our Wikipedia Edithon activity. The event is FREE. Schedule 18:30 REGISTRATION 19:00 Welcome and Introduction to each activity 19:15 Activities begin 20:45 Start tidying up 21:00 EVENT ENDS FAQ What do I need to bring? We do not provide any laptops, craft materials, etc. Wikipedia Edithon, Coding - Bring your laptop, don't forget your power adaptor. For the Wikipedia edithon, you will need to…

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The Turbulent Lives of the Byron Women – In Byron’s Wake

10 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Waterstones Hampstead, 68-69 Hampstead High Street
London, NW3 1PQ United Kingdom
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We are very pleased to be hosting a talk with Miranda Seymour on her new “double-biography”: In Byron's Wake – this is a book to behold! In 1816, Annabella Milbanke fled from her notorious husband Lord Byron, taking with her their baby daughter, the future Ada Lovelace. Ada became a pioneering mathematician and leading scientist, using Faraday's experiments with light refraction to explore distant stars and predicting the dawn of the modern computer age. Miranda Seymour paints a masterful portrait…

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4th Annual Wikipedia Editathon

11 October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Steacie Science & Engineering Library, 4700 Keele Street, 136 Campus Walk
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 Canada
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Come to The Steacie Science and Engineering Library on Thursday, October 11 and help us celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! Women in the various STEM fields are generally underrepresented in Wikipedia. We need look no further than the recent case of new Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland from the University of Waterloo. When someone tried to create a Wikipedia article for her earlier this year, it was rejected because she wasn’t famous enough! For our fourth annual celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, we'll be gathering…

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Diversity Dialogue Luncheon in Celebration of Ada Lovelace Day – Calgary

11 October 2018 @ 11:20 am - 1:00 pm
Hotel Alma at The University of Calgary, 169 University Gate NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4V8 Canada
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Inclusion-exclusion in mathematics: who stays in, who falls out, why it happens, and what we should do about it. The Faculty of Science and the Schulich School of Engineering are pleased to welcome Dr. Eugenia Cheng as this year's speaker for the Diversity Dialogue Luncheon in celebration of Ada Lovelace Day. Join Dr. Cheng for an informal discussion about her experiences of being a female mathematician and teaching mathematics at all levels - from elementary school to grad school. The question why women are under-represented in mathematics is…

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Donuts and Networking for WinSTEM Week

11 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WSP Canada Inc. Fifth Avenue Place, Calgary, Fifth Avenue Place, Suite 3300, 237 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K3 Canada
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WSP Canada Inc. is proud to support Ada Lovelace Day and the AWSN’s WinSTEM week. Hosted by Karen Sagar, P.Eng. and Stephanie Margeson, female employees from our three Calgary locations are meeting together to share donuts and to network with our own amazing WSP Calgary Women in STEM and the wonderful women who support us. With over 235 female staff in our Calgary offices, WSP Canada Inc. is proud to support diversity and inclusion initiatives across all our offices and…

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Teachers’ Twilight event: Does the gender gap in tech start at school?

11 October 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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There seems to be a well documented and growing gender gap in technology and STEM subjects in schools and universities on a background of a recognised STEM skills shortage in the UK. But what is going here? Are there wider issues around gendered classrooms, gendered school activities, gendered language and are these all contributing to turning girls away from STEM? Get together with other teachers to discuss and unpick the issues and share good practice in encouraging girls into tech…

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Ada Lovelace Day Graduate Mixer

11 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Digital Humanities is all about mixing - computational methods and humanist questions, humanist approaches and technological innovation, and, of course, drinks!! The Center for Digital Humanities invites you to honor of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer. Come meet fellow grads with an interest in DH in the highly interdisciplinary space of Triumph brewery. Ask your burning questions about DH in a relaxed, friendly environment. No previous experience, tech skills, or passwords required.

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Lovelace and Cupcakes

11 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alphabeta Building, Finsbury Square, 14-18 Finsbury Square London
London, England EC2A 1BR United Kingdom
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Join us at our office in Finsbury square for an evening full of fun, code, cupcakes and a big pat on the back to all the women in STEM. The event will feature a “code for cupcakes” challenge where participants will learn regular expressions from scratch while earning cupcakes for each correct answer. Regular expressions, also known as “regex”, allow you to extract information from text and are super useful in everything from Microsoft Word to all major programming languages!…

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ORSSA Ada Lovelace Day 2018

11 October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Head Office, 1 Discovery Place, Sandton
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196 South Africa
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Abstract As humans we are placed in complex environments, where we are required to provide solutions to the problems that we encounter on a daily basis. This can be within your career, your personal life, or your business, and we know that many times solving the problem isn't as easy as we'd like or hoped it to be. During this talk, I'd like to walk the audience through problem solving techniques that I use on a daily basis whilst building…

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Overlooked. Righting the Wrongs of Omission

11 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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Great Women Spirits by Francis Ford Coppola is collaborating with The New York Times and their fabulous Overlooked platform at the Hollywood Forever cemetery on October 11th. Francis Ford Coppola will be among the speakers eulogizing the incredible women and minorities who have been left out of The New York Times' obit pages. Francis will be honoring Ada Lovelace which coincides with International Ada Lovelace week. Following the event, Great Women Spirits will be proudly hosting a cocktail reception featuring…

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Ada Lovelace Commemorative Lecture – Forensic IT

11 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Hertfordshire, The Lindop Building, College Lane
Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9AB United Kingdom
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Speaker: Siobhan Forster, Senior Commercial Dispute Consultant, IT Group Modern organisations depend on their IT systems and infrastructure for their competitive and reputational survival. Yet visibly in the media or quietly behind the scenes, things can and do go wrong; with the outcome often meaning litigation between the provider and the client. Forensic IT has emerged as a discipline holding increasing importance in arbitration processes, seeking to analyse causes using evidence-based approaches in helping to resolve disputes. Siobhan Forster, an expert…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Alessandra Farabegoli

12 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Casa Delle Donne Ravenna, Via Maggiore, 120
Ravenna, 48121 Italy
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L’Ada Lovelace day è un evento internazionale dedicato alle scienziate e ai loro risultati in ambito scientifico, tecnico, ingegneristico e matematico. L’evento è nato in Inghilterra nel 2009 e ha lo scopo di incoraggiare le ragazze a intraprendere gli studi STEM (Scienze, Tecnologie, Ingegneria, Matematica). Ada Lovelace è stata una matematica inglese considerata oggi la prima programmatrice informatica. Per il primo anno la Casa delle donne dedica appuntamenti per bambini e bambine, ragazzi e ragazze, insegnanti e adulti per lasciarci…

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Ada’s List Conference 2018

13 October 2018
Pivotal Software, 211 Old Street
London, EC1V 9NR United Kingdom
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This October, as the world celebrates Ada Lovelace Day 2018, Ada’s List will be celebrating it’s 6th Birthday and recognising Ada Lovelace’s contribution to the world of internet and science with Ada’s List Conf 2018. We would like to invite you to join us in London for a day of talks and mingling, to share your stories of innovation and change, and reflect on how we are changing communities, our workplaces, and the industry for the better.

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Girls In AI San Francisco

13 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Mastercard, 123 Mission Street, 5th floor
San Francisco, California 94105 United States
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To celebrate International day of a Girl and Ada Lovelace Day, Teens in AI in partnership with Mastercard is running a tech bootcamp/hackathon to inspire girls aged 12-18 into Artificial Intelligence. We are on a mission to encourage young women to pursue computing and technology, and to promote diversity in this ever growing field. For more information: https://girlsinaisf.splashthat.com www.bit.ly/girlsinaiSF What is a Hackathon? A hackathon is an event that gathers people with a diverse set of skills (programming, design, entrepreneurs)…

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Girls In AI London

13 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 14 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Microsoft Reactor London, 70 Wilson Street
London, EC2A 2DB United Kingdom
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To celebrate International day of a Girl and Ada Lovelace Day, Teens in AI in partnership with Microsoft is running a tech bootcamp/hackathon to inspire girls aged 12-18 into Artificial Intelligence. We are on a mission to encourage young women to pursue computing and technology, and to promote diversity in this ever growing field. For more information: https://girlsinailondon.splashthat.com www.bit.ly/girlsinaiLDN What is a Hackathon? A hackathon is an event that gathers people with a diverse set of skills (programming, design, entrepreneurs)…

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Peterborough STEM Festival 2018

13 October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
KingsGate Conference Centre, 2 Staplee Way, Parnwell
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 4YT United Kingdom
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A free day packed full of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths to engage and inspire the next generation. Now in it's third year, the event has grown (again!) and some exciting content lined up including an appearance by Maddie Moate who is bringing her Mission to Mars show to Peterborough, and Horrible Science author Nick Arnold who will be exploring the world of science. Suitable for children (and adults!) of all ages, there will be interactive activities galore including coding…

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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon DC: Ada Lovelace Day Edition

13 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
West End Neighborhood Library, 2301 L Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037 United States
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Ada Lovelace Day is an international day to celebrate the contributions of self-identifying women to science, technology, engineering, and math. So to celebrate their achievements, 500 Women Scientists and our allies, as well as the DC Science Writer's Association, are gathering at the West End DC Public Library on Saturday, October 13th to share their work on Wikipedia's pages. While Wikipedia is the fifth most popular website in the world, notching up more than 32 million views a day, less than 18% of its English-language…

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Lovelace’s Labyrinth

13 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street
Oxford, OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
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Join Ada Lovelace and friends at the Museum for a day of mathematical puzzles, activities and problem-solving from geometry to code-breaking. This is a free, drop-in event for all ages, so you don't need to book a ticket, but it would help us monitor interest if you register here. IF Oxford Science and Ideas Festival takes place across Oxford from Friday 12 to Monday 22 October 2018 with discussion events and entertainment to inspire debate and celebrate research and creativity in Oxfordshire. The Festival has…

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WikiSalon: Ada Lovelace Celebration

13 October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, we will dedicate our October WikiSalon to articles about women in science. Interested in joining the ranks of this online encyclopedia’s volunteer editors? Stop by for our monthly WikiSalon, a casual gathering of Wikipedia enthusiasts and those interested in learning more. Participants can edit articles of their own choice and suggest articles needing improvement to the group. You provide your own laptop; we provide coffee, tea, and plenty of opportunity for spontaneous discussion and collaboration.…

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Ada Lovelace Day Italia

13 October 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rinascimenti Sociali, Via Maria Vittoria, 38
Torino, Torino 10123 Italy
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Programma dell’Iniziativa CONFERENZA Sabato 13 ottobre, dalle ore 15:00 alle ore 20:00 Rinascimenti Sociali - Torino 15:00 – 15:15 Saluti 15:20 – 16:00 Di che genere è la quarta rivoluzione industriale? Intervengono: Mariella Berra, Dipartimento Culture Politica Società dell’Università di Torino Giulia Maria Cavaletto, Dipartimento Culture Politica Società dell’Università di Torino 16:00 – 16:30 Pausa caffè 16:30 – 18:00 Il piacere di studiare e lavorare nelle STEM Intervengono: Federica Cresto, studentessa di Fisica e divulgatrice scientifica Simona Paiano, INAF –…

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Film Screening

13 October 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Computing History, 1 Rene Court, Coldhams Road,
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 3EW United Kingdom
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Part of our Women in Computing Festival 2018: Her Story What do the most beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the Hollywood icon who was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a secure radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during WWII. Weaving interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking on the…

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F4S Ada Lovelace School Talk – Bromley

16 October 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bonus Pastor Catholic College, Winlaton Road
Downham, Bromley BR1 5PZ United Kingdom
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Bonus Pastor Catholic College has arranged this Ada Lovelace Day themed careers talk, inviting local business leaders into the classroom to celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and inspire the next generation.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018 Curitiba

16 October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Universidade Tecnológica do Paraná, Av. Sete de Setembro, 3165
Curitiba, PR 80230-901 Brazil
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APRESENTAÇÃO E INTERAÇÃO Local: Aquário * Exibição de vídeo: Emili@s e Cientistas * Jogo de Memória de mulheres na ciência * Painel de recados Horário: 09:00 às 17:00   OFICINA DE ARDUINO Local: B-204 * Mini oficina aberta à comunidade (12 vagas) * TECHLADIES * Introdução ao uso de Arduino Horário: 09:00 às 12:00 Ministrante: Vanessa Romankiv   OFICINA DE TEATRO > "Cartas para Lovelace" Local: Miniauditório * Atividades de teatro com não-atores * Questões de gênero, violência e opressão…

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Ada Lovelace Day 2018: How Did I Get Here? With Dr Rachael Liebmann

17 October 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Swansea University, Council Chamber, Singleton Abbey
Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP United Kingdom
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To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2018, Swansea University’s Mary Williams Group is delighted to host Dr Rachael Liebmann from the Royal College of Pathologists. Dr Liebmann will be speaking about her career journey as a woman in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine), and her experiences of leadership at a senior level. Her 45-minute talk will be followed by a Q&A and opportunity for networking. Free lunch will be available from 11.50am, with the talk beginning at 12.00. This…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Warwick Maths Society

17 October 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Warwick, MS.02, Zeeman Building
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Join us to celebrate the achievements of women in maths! There will be free food and drinks, so RSVP on our Facebook event page to make sure we have enough. Schedule for the day (updates to come): 1.15pm - welcome and light lunch 2.00pm - talk by Nicholas Jackson (Warwick) 2.30pm - talk by Louise Dyson (Warwick) "Applications of maths in biology and epidemiology" 3.00pm - break with tea/coffee 3.30pm - talk by Rebecca Killick (Lancaster) "Detecting changes in subsets of large…

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Borough Belles talk Women in STEM (Ada Lovelace Day)

17 October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Better Bankside, 18 Great Guildford Street, SE1 0FD, Better Bankside
London, London SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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As a celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, Borough Belles Women's Institute are hosting a panel focused on all things science, tech, engineering and maths, with a panel of amazing women taking us through the work they do and their experiences as a woman working in STEM. Panelists include: Shwetal Shah – Shwetal works as the Head of Global Partnerships and Outreach at Erase All Kittens, an award-winning start-up creating a platform adventure game that inspires girls to code and teaches them professional languages.…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Il Diritto Di Contare

18 October 2018
Casa Delle Donne Ravenna, Via Maggiore, 120
Ravenna, 48121 Italy
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