Equity & Policy

Transforming Tech

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. 

Student Training

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
  • Intersectionality
  • Allyship
  • Neurodiversity
  • Gender inclusion justice
  • Bilingualism/multiculturalism
  • Economic justice
  • Classism 

Social Justice Curriculum

Manager Training

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

(4 months)

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

(4 months)

A training series focused on the tenets of inclusive leadership and a foundation for creating a team environment where all team members can thrive. 

Corporate Manager Training Overview

Ada Developers Academy
315 5th Ave S, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104