The Ada Initiative is governed by a board of directors, who are responsible for its management.

Our board of directors is:

Valerie AuroraValerie Aurora, Executive director, the Ada Initiative

Mary GardinerMary Gardiner, Director of programs, the Ada Initiative

Rachel ChalmersRachel Chalmers, Principal, Ignition Venture Partners

Sue GardnerSue Gardner, Executive director, the Wikimedia Foundation

A woman looking seriously into the camera with a black backgroundAlicia Gibb, President, Open Source Hardware Association.

Photograph of Caroline SimardCaroline Simard, Associate Director of Diversity and Leadership, the Stanford School of Medicine.

Photograph of Marina ZhurakhinskayaMarina Zhurakhinskaya, Community Engagement Lead, Red Hat.