Friday April 3, 2020

Jane Ruffino: Too many women's tech events do nothing except feed corporate ambitions, when there are more pressing issues globally that need to be addressed

Last Tuesday was Ada Lovelace Day.

19th October, 2014
Jane Ruffino.

Last Tuesday was Ada Lovelace Day, honouring women in technology and the sciences, and named for Countess Ada of Lovelace, an early pioneer in computing technology. Last weekend in Berlin was the first European AdaCamp, run by the Ada Initiative, for woman-identified people in open source, open culture, and free culture. Participating in it made me realise why so many women-in-tech events leave me cold, and not in the way you might think.

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