DIKU celebrates Ada Lovelace Day with an event on 9 October
How do we engage more women in technical as well as computer science study programmes (STEM)? Among other things by featuring female role models in IT when celebrating Ada Lovelace Memorial Day on 9 October.
The 9 October is designated as the official Ada Lovelace Memorial Day. Ada Lovelace was allegedly the first female programmer in the world, therefore, she has given rise to a special tribute, where female researchers and programmers active within IT and technology (STEM) are celebrated with events all over the world. Find more info about Ada Lovelace Memorial Days worldwide: https://findingada.com
DIKU and the company 3Shape have joined forces to establish a common event in Denmark. We have invited a number of women in TECH and IT to tell about their study choices and career paths. The purpose is to demonstrate that women also can be at the forefront of research and tech development and inspire young women to look into the still quite male-dominated world of TECH and IT.
The target group for the event is very broad - ranging from upper secondary school girls, considering studying within
Ada Lovelace in a historic perspective
When the no. of female computer science students was at a low in 2015, we featured
More info on world-wide Ada Lovelace Memorial Days: https://findingada.com