A central part of our mission was educating and raising awareness of ways to support women in open tech/culture through public speaking.

Keynotes and invited speeches


  • January 2012: Valerie Aurora and Mary Gardiner gave a presentation on Women in open technology and culture worldwide at linux.conf.au 2012
  • June 2011: Valerie Aurora gave a presentation at OSBridge 2011 on “Open Source: Open to Whom?”
  • June 2011: Mary Gardiner gave a presentation at Girl Geek Dinner Sydney, introducing the Ada Initiative and its mission
  • Panel appearances