Ada Lovelace

Women In Tech: Bridging The Diversity Gap

Marta Krupinska | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Tech
Marta Krupinska

Today, she's still a role model for girls interested in STEM careers, and Ada Lovelace Day is often used to highlight the shortage of women in these professions. Rightly so. Computing's come a long way since then but the rise of women in the workplace, particularly in tech, hasn't kept pace.

Putting Technology to Good Use by Supporting Women in STEM

Laura Wheeler | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Tech
Laura Wheeler

Perhaps surprisingly, we are finally at a point where there are actually more women entering the scientific pipeline than there are men. However, it is at the top of the ivory tower where the disparities lie - there are much fewer women in top management roles than men.

Her Royal Tweet

Anne Marie Neatham | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech
Anne Marie Neatham

The Queen sent her first ever tweet at the recent opening of a new exhibition at London's Science Museum. The tweet read: 'it is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R.' The Queen has a history of engaging with modern technology.

10 Extraordinary Women You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since 2009, academics from around the globe have been celebrating Ada Lovelace Day every mid-October. Never head of her? Well, that's one of the re...

In Praise of Lisa, Sophie, Ada and Their Galgorithms

Simon Singh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Simon Singh

In my book "The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets", I explain that all these maths references have been inserted by writers on The Simpsons who have strong mathematical backgrounds, including masters degrees and PhDs.

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

Alexandra Sheach | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Tech
Alexandra Sheach

When building startups to rival the big tech firms, female developers often have the upper hand because they are able to think as intuitive users rather than "code monkeys" and so our skills are in enormous demand - 'tis true, the Geeks have inherited the earth at long last!

Wikipedia: Towards Closing the Gender Gap

Netha Hussain | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Tech
Netha Hussain

Most of us know Wikipedia as the free online encyclopedia, written collaboratively by millions of volunteers from around the world. I am one of those writers for the last 3 years. It was by writing articles about medical sciences that I started contributing to Wikipedia.

Jessica Elgot

Filling In The Gender Gaps | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK

A marathon session of Wikipedia by a group of pioneering women in science aims to correct the staggering omissions of female scientists on the referen...

Ada Lovelace Day 2012: Who is Your Female Tech Hero?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech
Alistair Niederer

Today is Ada Lovelace day. Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by encouraging peop...

PICS: Ada Lovelace Trading Card Discovered

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Tech

A trading card celebrating the work of Ada Lovelace, the mathematician and pioneering 'computer programmer', has been discovered. Well, it's been d...

Ada Lovelace Day

Wendy Bradley | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Wendy Bradley

Thanks Ada. The computer has changed my world, so much that - although it's a cliche to say it, I actually do have more computing power in my back pocket than Armstrong and Aldrin had when they went to the moon.

New Scientist Quizes Ada Lovelace On Invention And The Future

New Scientist | New Scientist | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech

New Scientist Quizes Ada Lovelace On Invention And The Future...

The Importance of Ada Lovelace Day

Helena Jidborg Alexander | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Helena Jidborg Alexander

Ada Lovelace the world's first computer programmer. Yes, I am serious; the first computer programmer was indeed a woman.

Support Ada Lovelace Day

Belinda Parmar | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

For Lady Geek, Ada Lovelace day is a bit like Christmas. Lady Geek was set up in 2010 with the aim of bringing women and technology closer together, and our most recent campaign 'Little Miss Geek' is working to inspire the next generation of women to join the technology industry.

Mass Wikipedia Edit To Re-Write History Of Women In Science

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Tech

The Royal Society will attempt to give women in science more of their due credit next month, by staging a mass, co-ordinated edit of the online encycl...