Tomorrow is Ada Lovelace Day

377px-Ada_LovelaceAda Lovelace is a international celebration aiming to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they admire

Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer known for her work on Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, an early mechanical computer. She wrote what is recognized as the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine, and, is often described as the world’s first computer programmer.

There are Ada Lovelace Day events worldwide. Check here to see if there is an event in your area.

To learn more about Ada Lovelace, read about her here.

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