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Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM.
Founded in 2009 by Suw Charman-Anderson, it is now held every year on the second Tuesday of October.
This year, Ada Lovelace Day is going back to its roots with a day of blogging, Twittering and Facebooking. #ALD20 will celebrate women, advocates and educators in STEM.
Two J A Kemp trainee patent attorneys have contributed articles to celebrate the day.