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Meet Ada’s Board: Melina Garcia

We are thrilled to announce Melina Garcia, Attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP as another new leader to join to Ada’s Advisory Board in 2020. Melina’s legal background supporting technology clients will provide critical expertise for Ada’s future growth and expansion efforts. Read below to learn more about Melina in her own words: Melina GarciaAttorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP What drew you to serve in Ada’s Advisory board? “I serve technology clients’ needs every day, and am passionate about…

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Meet Ada’s Board: Jeffrey Spector

We are excited to announce Jeffrey Spector, Co-Founder at Karat has joined Ada’s Advisory Board. As the creator of a company focused on giving software engineering candidates predictive, fair and enjoyable technical interviews, Jeff’s expertise will be an incredible tool for our students as they navigate the hiring process. Read below to learn more about Jeff in his own words: Jeffrey SpectorCo-Founder, Karat What drew you to serve in Ada’s Advisory board? “I believe deeply in the mission. I am…

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Meet Ada’s Board: Michelle Broderick

We are excited to announce that Michelle Broderick, CMO at The Esalen Institute, has joined Ada’s Advisory Board as one of four new board members who will be supporting our growth and championing our mission to break down barriers of entry and diversify the technology industry. Read below to learn more about Michelle in her own words: Michelle BroderickCMO, The Esalen Institute What drew you to serve in Ada’s Advisory board? “Ada’s founding mission coupled with its commitment to hold…

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NPS: Measuring Company Partner Satisfaction

By: Emma Neiman, Program Manager of Internships & Alum Internships are an integral part of the Ada program – they represent the completion of our students’ academic training, and the real world experience that uniquely prepares them to be hireable junior developers. We invest a lot in developing strong partnerships with companies and teams that our students will intern with, and working to match interns with teams where they can thrive.  Over the last few cohorts, we have collected internship feedback…

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Ada Build: Breaking Down Barriers of Entry Into Tech

By: Bethany Lindsey, Director of Education If you know a student who might be interested in attending one of these classes, please fill out this form!   When thinking about the problem of diversifying tech, there are many things that come to mind as a potential solution. It is a lot to take on, and our team is laying the foundation to do that work. We are taking a systems-oriented approach, by increasing the amount of diverse people we are putting…

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Ada Program Update: 5/28/20

By: Ada Leadership Team At Ada, we set out to change the face of tech, and build a more inclusive and resilient economy as a result.  This current crisis has held a magnifying glass to that mission and our values at every turn, and we are so, so proud of how this community has pivoted while continuing to advance our movement together.  Below, you’ll hear from our teams on how they have adjusted to meet student needs, while adhering to…

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Diversity Matters: Jansen Martin (C11)

Our partners at C2FO have pledged $27,000 to match donations made to Ada during GiveBig because, like us, they hold strong to the belief that diversity in tech is critical for innovation. To learn more about how C2FO supports Ada graduates in their journey as Software Engineers, we spoke with C11 alum Jansen Martin, about her experience working at C2FO, and the importance of continuing to bring diversity into tech.  How was applying to C2FO different from applying to other…

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Diversity Matters: Olivia Mendez (C7)

Our partners at C2FO have pledged $27,000 to match donations made to Ada during GiveBig because, like us, they hold strong to the belief that diversity in tech is critical for innovation. To learn more about how C2FO supports Ada graduates in their journey as Software Engineers, we spoke with C7 alum, Olivia Mendez about her experience working at C2FO, and the importance of continuing to bring diversity into tech.  How was applying to C2FO different from applying to other…

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CEO Update: Adapting to a New World.

By: Lauren Sato, CEO In late March, UNESCO led the formation of a Global Education Coalition and the #LearningNeverStops campaign to take collective action to ensure that the necessary pivots we are making in how we deliver learning around the world doesn’t further exacerbate the socio-economic divides many of our communities face.  This has been top of mind for us here at Ada, and we wanted to take a moment to lay out our plan for ensuring our program, and…

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