Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 8:00a.m. to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00p.m.

See activities for Ada Lovelace Day!

What: Finding Ada at IMSA - #ALD17
Why: Tuesday, October 10th is Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in STEM
For: Students, Faculty and Staff
Join us in commemorating the life of Ada Lovelace by celebrating the achievements of women in STEM at IMSA. How can you participate? "Dine with Ada" during meal times enjoying Ada-inspired meals created by SODEXO, "Find Ada at IMSA" with a scavenger hunt across the academy (PDF attached), Read about women like Ada in the library (IRC) and take a moment to enjoy "Afternoon Tea and Scones in Honor of Ada" at IN2 (4:15pm) and leave your personal message of thanks on the IN2 walls to the women in STEM at IMSA.  
Scavenger Hunt Google Form Link:
Scavenger Hunt Prizes: 2 x Tickets to Physics Slam at Fermilab, and IMSA SWAG. 
Hashtags/social accounts to use when sharing: #ALD17 #findingada #WomenInSTEM #Diversity #AdaLovelaceDay @IMSA_
Social questions to inspire discussion: Who is Ada Lovelace? Why is a day dedicated to commemorating her life? Why is she important to IMSA? Who is Ada at IMSA? 
We are looking forward to next week, and thank you for all you are doing to acknowledge our Alumni and Women in STEM.
It will be a fun and inspiring day.