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
Deputy Executive Director, the Ada Initiative
Rachel ChalmersRachel Chalmers
Principal, Ignition Venture Partners
Photograph of Caroline SimardCaroline Simard
Research Director, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
Photograph of Marina ZhurakhinskayaMarina Zhurakhinskaya
Community Engagement Lead, Red Hat
Co-coordinatior, Outreachy