AdaCamp DC applications close tomorrow (June 22)

Tomorrow (Friday June 22) is the final application deadline to attend AdaCamp

DC . Applications are open to people from any

region, but we especially encourage people from Washington DC and

surrounding areas to apply to attend and

take advantage of their local AdaCamp.

AdaCamp is a Ada Initiative event focused on

increasing women’s participation in open technology and culture. AdaCamp

brings together people to build community, discuss issues women have in

common across open technology and culture fields, and find ways to address


*We encourage applications from people who consider themselves

non-technical or not technical enough*. We found that many people assume

that AdaCamp is only for coders or computer experts, which is definitely

not the case!

AdaCamp DC is a 150-200 person unconference in

Washington, D.C. on July 10-11, 2012. It is co-located with Wikimania


the global conference for Wikipedia and related Wiki projects. The best way

to learn what the event will be like and who you will meet there is to meet

some of the DC AdaCampers on our



*The Ada Initiative thanks our AdaCamp DC sponsors for making the event


Thank you to our Gold level sponsor the Wikimedia



Thank you to our Silver level sponsors: the Linux


Intel , Facebook , Red


Collabora and Yammer .