You did it! We raised $100,000 for women in open tech/culture!

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We did it!!
CC BY-SA Adam Novak

With less than two days to go to the end of our 2013 fundraising drive, we have successfully raised over $100,000 for women in open technology and culture!

This means the Ada Initiative can continue our important work, making conferences safer and more welcoming, teaching women to overcome Impostor Syndrome, and running AdaCamp unconferences for women in open tech/culture. We thank you, and so do the thousands of women we will be able to help in the upcoming year.

You can still donate in the two days remaining for the fundraising drive! If we raise even more than $100,000, we could:

5 Ada Lovelace pendants on a red background

Ada Lovelace pendants

And if you need one more reason to donate now, the Ada Lovelace pendant is only available for two more days!

Donate now

Thank you to our generous matching donors, who challenged their communities to support women in open tech/culture with matching grants of $500 to $10,000:

Mary and Valerie laughing

Mary and Valerie
CC BY-SA Adam Novak

And to all our donors during the 2013 fundraising drive.

Thank you so very much for your support for women in open tech/culture! We absolutely could not do this without you.

Valerie and Mary
Ada Initiative co-founders & Very Tired fundraisers

Donors to our 2013 fundraising drive so far (listed by permission):

@duckasaurusss
@elwing
@KathleenLD
Ada Lavee Fox
Adam C. Foltzer
Adam DiCarlo
aimeeble
Alan Coopersmith
Alex Gaynor
Alex Payne
Alison Cichowlas
Allison Morris
Amanda Skellenger
Amber June Blahnik
Amelia Greenhall
Amy Hendrix
Amy Rich
Andrea J. Horbinski
Andy Dirnberger
Annalee Flower Horne
Arthi
Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson
Barbara Hui
Ben Chapman
Ben Combee
Betsy Haibel
Bill Nottingham
Brad Montgomery
Brenda Moon
Brian DeRocher
Brian Kung
Brian Neal
Brian Nisbet
Brion Vibber
Britta Gustafson
Bro. Dave Lister
Carl Trachte
Carol Willing
Caroline Simard
carols10cents
Celeste
Chris Ford
Chris McDonough
Chris Minn
Chris Tierney
Christine Spang
Colleen Penrowley
CV Harquail
Dana Caulder
Daniel Lindsley
Daniel Quinn (@searchingfortao)
Daniel Ross
Daniel Trembath
David Comay
Deb Nicholson
Decklin Foster
Denys Howard
Derek Willis
Dominic Mazzoni
Dorothea Salo
Dwayne Litzenberger
Echa Schneider
Eirik Nilsen
Elizabeth Lorang
Elizabeth Ragavanis
Eric Grosse
Eric Palakovich Carr
Esa Vesalainen
Ethan Glasser-Camp
Fredrik Larsson
Gayle Karen Young
geeksdoitbetter
Glenn Siegman
Glenn Street
Greg Hilliard
Heath Anderson
Heidi Cautrell
hjwp
Holden Karau
Holly French
Hooshyar Naraghi
Ian Bolf
India Amos
Isobel Hadley-Kamptz
Jack Moffitt
James E. Pace
James Turnbull
Jane Hammons
Jason Thibeault
Jean Kaplansky
Jed Davis
Jed Hartman
Jeffrey Wear
jen smith
Jenny Dybedahl
Jenny Gardiner
Jerome D’Acquitaine
Jess Hamrick
Jim Blandy
Jiten Vaidya
Joe Murphy
John Bennetts
John Jacobsen
John McNamara
Julia Elman
Justin Husted
Kaitlin Devine
Kalina Wilson
Kalle, from Helsinki
Karl A. Krueger
Katherine Elliott
Katherine Scott
Katie Bechtold
Kellie Brownell
Kent Crispin
Kevin S. Clarke
Kim Stone
Kim Varnell
Kimberly Munoz
Kris Howard
Kristal Pollack
Kristina Kerr Bergman
Kurt Van Etten
Kym Maxham
Lacey Powers
Larissa Shapiro
Laura Dragan
Lisa Seeman
lizTheDeveloper
Lord Darkraven Fierce-Eyes
Louis Wasserman and Jennifer Mace
Luis Villa
Lynn Root
Mackenzie Morgan
Marcel
Marcus J. Ranum
Marie Brennan
Marina Zhurakhinskaya
Marius Gedminas
Mark Pilgrim
Marta Maria Casetti
Matt Zimmerman
Maximilian Klein
Meg Molloy
Megan DiVall
Meredith Tupper
Merlin Havlik
Michael Marineau
Michelle Yaiser
Mike & Claire Shaver
mimbles
Mindy
Mistress of the Dorkness
Mora
Nancy E. Shaffer
Nathan Bosch
Nick Popoff
Nóirín Plunkett
PalominoDB
Pam Chestek
Paul A.
Paul Bailey
Paul Smith
Peter Geoghegan
Peter van Hardenberg
Pierre Phaneuf
Preston Holmes
PZ Myers, for Skatje Myers
Quim Gil
Rachel Chalmers
Raucous Indignation
Reed Mangino
Robin L. Zebrowski
Rosita Ty Derecho
Ryan Kennedy
Sally Ahnger
Sarah Sharp
Scott Rosenberg
Selena Deckelmann
Shiny
Shuying Liang
Siobhan McKeown
Stef Maruch
Steve Adamczyk
Susan Tan
Tammy Anderson
Tanya Reilly
tfkreference
Till Schneidereit
Tim Chevalier
Tim Johnson (tojo2000)
Tom Smith
Tyler Breisacher
Tyler Laing
Valerie Fenwick (Bubbva)
Veronica Vergara
Vibragiel
Victoria Zenoff Career Strategies
Will Thompson
Wired