Directors

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
@me_gardiner
Rachel ChalmersRachel Chalmers
Principal, Ignition Venture Partners
@rachelchalmers
Photograph of Caroline SimardCaroline Simard
Research Director, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
@csimard
Photograph of Marina ZhurakhinskayaMarina Zhurakhinskaya
Community Engagement Lead, Red Hat
Co-coordinatior, Outreachy
@marinaz