Thursday, February 10, 2011

New women in Open Source Non Profit: The Ada Initiative

The Ada Initiative is a new non-profit organization dedicated to increasing participation of women in open technology and culture, which includes open source software, Wikipedia and other open data, and open social media.

The Ada Initiative is focused on helping women get careers in open technology through recruitment and training programs for women, education for community members who want to help women, and working with corporations and projects to improve their outreach to women.

As well as supporting women in the Open Source comunity and technology careers the non profit will offer free diversity consulting services to organisations wishing for assistance.

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