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We're honoured to be one of @digitalsci's partners in breaking down barriers and supporting an inclusive research community. Find out more about why they support us, and their other partnership: digital-science.com/blog/2021/08/b… #womeninSTEM
Why not have a go at crocheting Dr Anandibai Joshi, one of the first Indian women to gain a medical degree and possibly the first Indian woman to set foot in America! We have created an amigurumi pattern of her, dressed in a sari and pallu! findingada.com/crochet/ #WomeninSTEM
We have made all our presentations from the Finding Ada Conference 2020 free to watch on our public Patreon page, including interviews with Chi Onwurah MP, Caroline Walker from J.P. Morgan, and DeLisa Alexander from Red Hat. See them all, and more: patreon.com/findingada/pos… #FAC20
We know that mentoring increases the chance of promotion for both mentor and mentee, as well as improving soft skills. A generous donor has offered us £300 in matched funding so we can give free mentoring to women in STEM. Help us reach £2,365: gofundme.com/f/mentoring-fo… Pls RT!
“This is my first mentoring experience and I found it so valuable. I have now become a mentor myself.” The Finding Ada Network mentoring scheme works, so please help us help more women in STEM - RT and donate, and we’ll do the rest! gofund.me/913dcfbb #mentoring #womeninSTEM
This year for #ALD21, we’re celebrating women whose discoveries or inventions have changed the way we live or how we understand the world. Question is, who are they? Tell us who you admire most and why. We esp want to hear about WoC & women from outside Europe/USA.
How to run a women's equality advocacy group, use social media to grow your community, plus different financial models for community organising, fundraising, and the difference between grassroots advocacy and business-backed groups. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/50904544
Join Boitshoko Phalatse to learn about how she marries old school methodologies with new school technologies and digital educational platforms/resources to encourage young girls in rural communities to choose STEM careers. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/52029826
Women who are 1st gen in STEM or from low income backgrounds often don’t have support structures around them to help them flourish. We want to provide them with a great mentoring experience, but we need your help. Please RT and donate. gofund.me/913dcfbb
Free poster for schools! Our Amazingly Enormous STEM Careers Poster shows the wide variety of careers that a STEM education can lead to. Help inspire your students and download or buy a print now! findingada.com/resources/reso…
#365IndianWomeninSTEM Dimple Notani is a researcher at @NCBS_Bangalore whose lab has furthered our understanding of chromatin dynamics in cancer. She was recently awarded the prestigious @EMBO Global Investigator award. An interview: indiabioscience.org/columns/fundin…
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Join us for an Instagram Live on Mon, 30 Aug 2021 with our co-founder @NaadiyaMoosajee. If you’re dealing with imposter syndrome or struggling to confidently promote yourself & skills, this is for you! Learn how to own your awesome. Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/womeng
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Help us reach our goal! We only need £275 - please donate and share, so we can offer free mentoring to low income/first gen women in STEM twitter.com/FindingAda/sta…
Some fantastic returner campaigns on offer from @Inclusivityjobs and @BATplc Programmes where you're valued for all of the skills you are bringing back to the workforce. Find Your Return Here: findyourflex.co.uk/returner-hub/?… #ReturnToLaw #FlexibleWorking @womenintech @FindingAda
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Gendered views about science start to fix at age 5-7 but most #womeninSTEM initiatives focus on Key Stage 3+ girls. Ellie talks about the need to start younger and how to increase science capital for early years (0-5 yo) & primary school children. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/49839205
We know that mentoring increases the chance of promotion for both mentor and mentee, as well as improving soft skills. A generous donor has offered us £300 in matched funding so we can give free mentoring to women in STEM. Help us reach £2,365: gofundme.com/f/mentoring-fo… Pls RT!
JP Morgan's Caroline Walker on her career journey, what diversity and inclusion means to her, using data to support D&I initiatives and how to stop them becoming a box-ticking exercise, eliminating bias in hiring and promotion processes, and more. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/50268466
Which women’s discoveries or inventions have changed the way we live or how we understand the world? Tell us who you admire most and why and we’ll pick 50 for our #ALD21 celebrations. We esp want to hear about WoC & women from outside Europe/USA.
Partnering with industry organisations is one way to make science more inclusive, and we're honoured that @digitalsci have supported us since 2015. Together, we can make a real difference. Find out more about DigSci's partnerships: digital-science.com/blog/2021/08/b… #womeninSTEM
“I feel I have gained a lot from my mentoring and really enjoyed the experience.” The Finding Ada Network mentoring scheme has helped over 150 mentors and mentees already, so please help us help more women in STEM. RT and donate, and we’ll do the rest! gofund.me/913dcfbb
We celebrate Elizebeth Smith Friedman who is born #OTD. She was an American expert cryptanalyst and author. Also America's first female cryptanalyst 👩‍💻 nationalgeographic.com/history/articl…Zz#WomeninSTEME#WomeninTechc0g
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On #WomensEqualityDay, we're celebrating women at NASA who push boundaries and make history every day. Continue to drive innovation and push the envelope to inspire girls all over the world. Read the incredible stories of @WomenNASA: nasa.gov/women
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Dr Michelle Dickinson, @medickinson, talks about why she founded @NanogirlLabs, running live science shows in multiple languages, as well as her bilingual te reo Māori science show. She also talks about her books and becoming a public speaker. patreon.com/posts/54833478 #FAC21
Please donate and share! We want to help first gen/low income women in STEM access our mentoring network for free twitter.com/FindingAda/sta…
Paging #EDI virtual event organizers looking to #AdaLovelaceDay 2022. Please add my #YorkU colleague, Jane Heffernan, to your Wikipedia Editathon dashboard of pages needing expanding & editing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Heff… Please amplify @dupuisj @stacymallison @jesswade @FindingAda twitter.com/DFisman/status…
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Fancy an Ada Lovelace Day t-shirt, hoodie, sweatshirt or – oh my days! – the cutest little baby onesie? Take a look at our range on RedBubble, which includes styles for men and women! rdbl.co/3jaTcg1 #womeninSTEM #clothes #tshirst #apparel
Former circus artiste Dea Birkett talks about using the accessible art form of circus to inform and enthuse girls/women about science, the relationship between circus, STEM, and the scientific method, & why having scientists perform is important. #FAC21 patreon.com/posts/49106045
Teachers, parents and other educators! Take a look at our free Ada Lovelace Day pack to inspire girls to consider STEM careers. Pack includes teaching scenarios, posters and links bit.ly/1KFIdsr #girlsinSTEM #education #free
We’ve decades of evidence that shows just how important mentoring is, so help us provide that experiences to women who are 1st gen in STEM or from low income backgrounds. Our fundraiser is so close to our target, so please RT and donate. gofund.me/913dcfbb
We know that mentoring increases the chance of promotion for both mentor and mentee, as well as improving soft skills. A generous donor has offered us £300 in matched funding so we can give free mentoring to women in STEM. Help us reach £2,365: gofundme.com/f/mentoring-fo… Pls RT!
Erika Pessôa talks about her experiences running the Somos Cintia podcast about women, technology and gender equality, and how it has been inspiring other women to tell their stories and/or pursuing a career in computing. patreon.com/posts/51725773 #FAC20
Crochet your own amigurumi ichthyologist! Download our free pattern for Dr Eugenie Clark, complete with face mask, gas tank and weight belt accessories – findingada.com/crochet/ and join us on Ravelry ravelry.com/designers/ada-… #sciencecraft #crochet #womeninSTEM
Find out how to supercharge your personal branding and storytelling, become an advocate for STEM and empower every woman to find a workplace where they can thrive with WORK180's Louise Fowkes. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/49836083
Who should we celebrate for #ALD21 on 12 Oct? Which women’s discoveries or inventions have changed the way we live or how we understand the world? Tell us who you admire most and why, especially if they are WoC or from outside Europe/USA.  #womeninSTEM
How do you get into the leadership role and be perceived as a leader? Jan Molino talks about the power of building strategic networks, including the critical areas of power in relationships, social networks and influence, and communications. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/51455138
We are very happy to announce that astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS is winner of the Royal Society's Copley Medal for her work on the discovery of pulsars, one of the 20th century's major astronomical discoveries #RSMedals royalsociety.org/news/2021/08/m…
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Professor June Barrow-Green has been awarded the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture for her research in 19th & 20th century mathematics, with emphasis on the underrepresentation of women in historical narratives & contemporary mathematics. #RSMedals royalsociety.org/grants-schemes…
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Can you help us get to £2,365? Please donate and share so we can run our mentoring network for first gen/low income women in STEM. twitter.com/FindingAda/sta…
We gather all the best research, news, events and articles on women in science and for our monthly newsletter - make sure you sign up now and stay up-to-date! bit.ly/31s1fgg
“This has been the best scheme I have ever done.” Our past mentoring program participants have loved the Finding Ada Network. Please help us provide mentoring to more women in STEM by RTing and donating to our fundraiser: gofund.me/913dcfbb #mentoring #womeninSTEM
Chi Onwurah MP talks about her 23 year career as an electrical engineer and some of the projects she worked on, her work as Shadow Minister for Science, Research and Digital, and why we need more women in STEM to move into politics. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/51190691
The importance of partnerships, such as our partnership with @digitalsci, just can't be overstated. Without the support of companies like Digital Science, we can't do our work to support women in STEM. We are always stronger when we work together.  digital-science.com/blog/2021/08/b…
We know that mentoring increases the chance of promotion for both mentor and mentee, as well as improving soft skills. A generous donor has offered us £300 in matched funding so we can give free mentoring to women in STEM. Help us reach £2,365: gofundme.com/f/mentoring-fo… Pls RT!
We have six inspiring posters to promote STEM careers: Science in Jewellery, The Amazingly Enormous Careers Poster, Ten Types of Technologist, Ten Types of Scientist, Ada Lovelace and Mary Anning. Download the PDFs or buy prints from Red Bubble findingada.com/resources/reso…
Looking for new notebooks? We've hardback and spiral bound featuring the woman who discovered the plesiosaur and ichthyosaur, palaeontologist Mary Anning. Go on. Treat yourself. rdbl.co/2HbzFsl #stationery #womeninSTEM
DeLisa Alexander talks about how Red Hat has advocated for greater diversity and inclusion by strategically invoking empathy to create a willingness to behave differently, and how savvy DEI practitioners can deliver change for their organisations. #FAC20 patreon.com/posts/49754268
We are helping women from low income backgrounds, or 1st generation in STEM, fulfil their potential through our proven mentoring program. A generous donor has offered £300 in matched funding, so we need to get our total up to £2,365. Pls RT & donate! gofundme.com/f/mentoring-fo…
Thank you to the @royalsociety for this - it’s a great honour and I’m absolutely delighted. royalsociety.org/grants-schemes…
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Find out how & why @upulie Divisekera set up @realscientists, a rotation curation account that live tweets science and connects people with scientists from all walks of life. Watch her #FAC21 talk on our public Patreon page. patreon.com/posts/54833202 #scicomm #WomeninSTEM
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