Just Press Send: Tips on Emailing Professors

Way back in February 2017, Leah Hackman, a Computing Science PD student and longtime Ada’s Team member gave an amazing talk entitled “Just Press Send”. In this talk, Leah gave practical advice (and encouragement!) about two often daunting tasks: Asking a professor for a reference letter, and Asking a professor to apply for an NSERC…

WISEST Choices Conference 2016

This week, Ada’s Team was proud to be a part of WISEST’s annual Choices Conference for 6th grade girls. “The Choices Conference began in 1991 and now brings up to 600 Grade Six Girls together to discover the wonders of science, engineering and technology for themselves.” – WISEST Ada’s Team volunteers led students through two activities: Robots Rock and Ada’s Arduinos.…

Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing

Ada’s Team is excited to announce that in partnership with the Computing Science Department we will be sending a delegation of students to the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing (CAN-CWiC). On January 22, 2016 our delegation will arrive Ottawa along with hundreds of women in tech from all across Canada. “CAN-CWiC 2016 will unite…