Top Secret Rosies – WOMEN of HISTORY

Celebrating pioneer women in field of computing! Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) - 'prophet of the computer age' Ada was born Augusta Ada Byron, the only legitimate child of Annabella Milbanke and the poet Lord Byron. Her mother, Lady Byron, had mathematical training (Byron called her his 'Princess of Parallelograms') and insisted that Ada, who was tutored privately, study mathematics too - an unusual education for a woman. Ada met Babbage at a party in 1833 when she was seventeen and was … [Read more...]

Hillary Diane Rodham (Clinton) – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated and honored to Celebrate the Life of one of North America's most profound activist. She has been a lawyer, a mother, a sister, a wife, a woman politician and female change maker in history. Her efforts in areas of education, healthcare and human rights are endless; always working diligently for positive change, stating that 'women's rights are human rights'.  She is regarded as the most openly empowered presidential wife in American history, save … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – 'What Games are You Playing?'

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – ‘What Games are You Playing?’

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

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