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Female Fish in a Big Pond: Swimming Upstream as Women in Tech

Posted by Elizabeth Bates on October 6, 2016

As a young girl, Ada Lovelace dreamt of flying.

While her physical ailments at the time kept her largely indoors, her agile mind gave her the freedom to go “about the project methodically, thoughtfully, with imagination and passion.” She proceeded to put together plans for a steam-powered flying machine fifteen years before one would be patented. Already an innovator at age twelve, Ada Lovelace would go on to become widely recognized as the world's first computer programmer.

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The Ada Lovelace Woman of the Year in NOLATech Award

Posted by Chris Reade on October 9, 2015

Thoughts on Genius

On Tuesday night, we proudly presented the first edition of the Ada Lovelace Woman of the Year in NOLATech Award. Over the course of a few short weeks, we received a truly incredible list of nominees, each legitimately deserving of this award.

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Code and Career Lessons from All-Women Workshops

Posted by Chloe Frank on September 18, 2015

Programming Comfort Zones and Steps Beyond

One year ago, my coworker Lindsay and I signed up for a NOLA Women in Technology-sponsored event at iSeatz to learn the basics of coding through an introduction to Ruby on Rails. I enrolled for two reasons: to better understand what the hell the software developers were talking about in meetings, and because Lindsay made me go.

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