Sutton, Newry & Scoil Chríost Rí

This week The Ada Lovelace Initiative talks have resumed after the midterm break. As the schools are back from their Halloween holidays this month, our role models are back in action too and we would like to share our latest exciting news with you in today’s instalment of A.L.I. In Action! Although our school visits… [Read More]

The Ada Lovelace Initiative – Busy Before Midterm!

The first term of the 2016/17 school calendar has been a great success for The Ada Lovelace Initiative so far! With the help of our technology role models nationwide, The Ada Lovelace Initiative has reached hundreds of students since our return this term to promote technology careers to female students, with many more students to… [Read More]

A.L.I. in Munster, Age Action & the U3A!

It has been a busy and exciting time for the Ada Lovelace Initiative so far this term! Today, A.L.I. role models Katherine Fitzpatrick and Caroline Hynes are giving their technology talks in Coolock and Cork. Last week, we celebrated Ada Lovelace Day and we had to opportunity to do something a little bit different for… [Read More]

Ada Lovelace Day 2016 – Celebrating Women in STEM

Ada Lovelace Day was first launched by Suw Charman-Anderson in 2009 on PledgeBank. Nearly 2,000 people made a pledge to blog about a woman in technology whom they admired on 24 March 2009. The day was a great success with blog posts, newspaper columns and media coverage emerging to celebrate in honour of the woman… [Read More]

A.L.I In Action – Kicking Off In Walkinstown

This week marks the start of a new year for The Ada Lovelace Initiative and we would like to share our latest exciting news with you in today’s installment of A.L.I. In Action! As the schools are back from their summer holidays this month, our role models are back in action too! Although our school… [Read More]

#TechTeamTour – Tackling Tech Stereotypes

The Ada Lovelace Initiative by Verify Recruitment, together with Science Foundation Ireland’s Smart Futures Programme, has launched the #TechTeamTour video campaign in order to encourage Irish secondary school students to consider a career in technology. The aim of the #TechTeamTour video series is to challenge misconceptions about careers in technology, helping both teenagers and parents… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models #16 – Mary Browne

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative depends on the participation of technology professionals across Ireland & since September 2015, The Ada Lovelace Initiative voluntary speakers have reached approximately 3000 secondary school students between them.… [Read More]

School’s Out for Summer!

For the month of June, exams are underway in Ireland for tens of thousands of Junior & Leaving Certificate students nationwide. In all, a total of 55,044 students have entered for this year’s Leaving Cert exams, which started last week. The beginning of exam season marked the end of the final school term which means… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models #15 – Tanya Beattie

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models;  the female technology professionals who are committed to voluntarily promoting technology careers to female students nationwide. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative depends on the participation of role models & since September 2015, The… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models #14 – Jolene Dunne

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models;  the female technology professionals who are committed to voluntarily promoting technology careers to female pupils nationwide. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative depends on the participation of role models & since September 2015, The… [Read More]