A Journey Through Types

Some of you may recall that way back in April 2017, Calvin Beck, Computing Science graduate of University of Alberta and longtime Ada’s Team member gave a talk entitled “A Journey Through Types”. In this talk Calvin informed, terrified and enlightened us. Using Python, Java, Haskell and Idris as reference languages we learned about the…

Debrief of CAN-CWiC 2017 with Ada’s Team!

Here is some exciting news about a recent Ada’s Team event! This year we took a mixture of 21 undergraduate, masters, and phD students to Montreal, Quebec for the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing. We are eager to share the results of our trip with everyone. Here are a few of the highlights: We…

Diversity in Tech Panel!

Hi Ada’s Team! Have you ever had a burning question you wanted to ask a member of an underrepresented group about what it’s like to work in tech? THIS FRIDAY is your chance! CSGSA and Ada’s Team have gathered 5 members of our CS department and the Edmonton tech industry to openly discuss issues facing members…

NEW National 2018 Conference

The Network of Empowered Women (NEW) annual Business conference is a student-organized opportunity which engages students nationwide and provides numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth, thoughtful conversation on female empowerment, and the chance to connect with and be inspired by remarkable leaders from various industry sectors. From March 15-18, 2018, one hundred students, along with…

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…

Ada’s Team Autumn Brunchfest!

A Special October Feast! We here at Ada’s Team are returning last year’s extravagant Autumn Feast in the setting of a delicious and social Brunchfest! Our sights are set on celebrating with you, the insights on this year’s office space, event programming and volunteering opportunities! Come join us this Tuesday, OCT 3RD, 11am – 1pm…