Ada Developers Academy strives to model an equity-oriented organization that promotes equitable, anti-racist, gender-expansive, and all-inclusive policies and practices implemented across all student, staff, and corporate partner engagements.
Led by Christine Newman, Director of Social Justice Ada offers bi-weekly training sessions using a multi-faceted community-based approach. Ada Developers Academy offers training to facilitate student growth and knowledge development in the following topics:
- Racial justice
- Decentering whiteness
- Gender inclusion justice
- Economic justice
Social Justice Curriculum
Training for corporate partners is offered in a two-part series called Ada Equity Build and Ada Equity & Inclusion. Each series contains seven sessions that span over four months. These bi-annual manager training series are required for all managers and mentors new to hosting Ada interns.
At least one series must be completed from the following options:
Ada Equity Build
An in-depth training series covering social justice and equity in the workplace. Learn foundational concepts and action-oriented steps to address implicit bias and open to an intercultural mindset.
Ada Equity and Inclusion
A training series focused on the tenets of inclusive leadership and a foundation for creating a team environment where all team members can thrive.