Discover more from Ada Lovelace Day
Don't fail our future Ada Lovelaces
Suw Charman-Anderson at Ada Lovelace Day Live Online 2022
Suw Charman-Anderson takes a look back at the last 13 years of Ada Lovelace Day and some of the ways that it has been celebrated around the world. She also takes a look to the future, and how the STEM industries should support the women who work for them.
About Suw Charman-Anderson
Suw Charman-Anderson is the founder of Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), which raises women’s profiles and creates new role models to encourage girls and women to study and pursue careers in STEM. Ada Lovelace Day is held every year on the second Tuesday of October, this year 11 October.
Previously, Charman-Anderson was a social technologist and, as one of the UK’s social media pioneers, worked with clients worldwide. A freelance journalist, she has written about social media, technology and publishing for The Guardian, CIO Magazine and Forbes. In 2005, Suw co-founded the Open Rights Group, a digital rights campaigning group. As its first Executive Director, she prepared the organisation’s response to the Gowers Review of Intellectual Property, and gave evidence on digital rights management to the All Party Parliamentary Internet Group.