Ada Lovelace Day was founded in 2009 by Suw Charman-Anderson. Suw is a social technologist, journalist and writer who got fed up the tech industry’s continual excuses regarding the lack of women speakers at conferences and decided to do something about it. Suw’s first FindingAda.com blog post which explains where the idea for ALD came from. You can also find out more about Suw on her professional blog, Strange Attractor, and her personal blog, Chocolate and Vodka. She is @Suw on Twitter.