The Mentor Relationship: Paying It Forward

“Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just pay it forward” Randy Pausch The world is a confusing and complex place. Most of us do our best to navigate it in the best manner possible in order to bring success to ourselves, protect our loved ones and benefit to the world. One of the… [Read More]

A.L.I, Citi, Intel And Maynooth

This month saw a very special and exciting Ada Lovelace Initiative visit to Maynooth Post-Primary, Maynooth, Co. Kildare Intel and Citi teamed up to talk to 100 female students about the gender gap in technology and what it is like to work in this field. Kirsty Downey, Project Manager, and Neasa Walsh, Analytics Manager, both… [Read More]

The Ada Lovelace Initiative Prepares For Mid-term Break!

As we come closer to the mid-term break the A.L.I role models, teachers and students across the country are preparing for a well-deserved break! Following Mary Lou Nolan’s and Emily Kane’s double talk in St. Louis High School Rathmines Co. Dublin last week, Rafaela Jopia visited Bremore Educate Together Secondary School in Balbriggan Co. Dublin.… [Read More]

Busiest Week of 2017 So Far For A.L.I!

It has been the busiest week so far for the Ada Lovelace Initiative! Following Sona Harrison’s trip down memory lane last week when she returned to her old school in Waterford, we’ve had a further five talks since then! Fiona Savage, who is an IT Application Support Officer at Concern Worldwide, gave her A.L.I talk… [Read More]

Female Founder, Loreto Swords & Newtown School Waterford

This week has been a very busy one for schools all across the country as the CAO application process comes to a close. Our A.L.I role models have been very busy visiting schools all over Ireland and bringing their technology career stories to Transition Year students who are preparing to make Leaving Cert subject choices in… [Read More]

New Year, New Ada Lovelace Initiative Role Models!

The first term of the 2016/2017 school calendar was a great success for The Ada Lovelace Initiative. The role models of the Ada Lovelace Initiative have been busy promoting technology careers across the country for our second round of school visits which will take place up until the school's midterm in February. Secondary school pupils… [Read More]

Hustle and Bustle Before the Christmas Break!

As the end of 2016 approaches, it is hard to believe that we are midway through the second year of The Ada Lovelace Initiative! The first half of the school year has been a great success for A.L.I. Verify has been bustling with visit preparations and new schools and role models are signing up across… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models #17- Caroline Hynes

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 over 4000 secondary school students between them.… [Read More]

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]