Ada Initiative

A proudly feminist organisation that promoted the equal treatment of women in free software and other communities.
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See also | :outreachy

Notes

Achievements and closing down

https://adainitiative.org/2015/08/04/announcing-the-shutdown-of-the-ada-initiative/

Augusta Ada King-Noel

Ada Initiative was named for Augusta Ada King-Noel, Countess of Lovelace, the world's first programmer.

TODO: confirm if AAK could also be fairly called a free software hacker (how would contemporary copyright terms have applied to her paper? is this reaching?)

Core references



Backlinks: equality outreachy fsf:hpp:coalition

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