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Ada Lovelace is considered by many to be the “first computer programmer.” Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In July Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a bill to declare October 9th National Ada Lovelace Day in the U.S.

OREGON STATE ADVANCE and 500womenscientists Corvallis have partnered to host a Science Salon to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on October 9th from 5-7 pm at the Centro Cultural César Chávez, 691 SW 26th St Corvallis. Campus Map Parking Map

Presenters will discuss their research, and share stories about navigating their disciplines and careers as women in STEM. Presentations will be followed by a Q/A session and a social hour. Light snacks will be provided.

Presenters pictured above from left to right:

Dr. Cora Borradaile, Associate Professor, College of Engineering Dean’s Professor Computer Science, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering.

Dr. Selina Heppell, Department Head, Professor of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agricultural Sciences.

Dr. Nicole Hams, Postdoc in the Department of Microbiology with Professor and Department Head, Dr. Jerri Bartolomew, College of Agricultural Sciences, and College of Science.

This independent event is part of Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and math. You can follow them on Twitter: @findingada.