COVID-19: What we're doing and how you can help

We went out to our membership of over 8000 women globally to ask them about the current and potential impact COVD19 could have on their businesses, careers, and families. Here are our high level recommendations.

As the world prepares for the spread of COVID19, we want to ensure we are doing all we can to support our community. Over the coming weeks and months, for most of us the disruption to our day to day lives is inevitable. To name a few - self-isolation will mean more remote working, could make job hunting harder and looking after our loved ones a challenge.

We went out to our global membership - over 8000 women/people who identify as - to ask them about the current and potential impact COVD19 could have on their businesses, careers, and families. Here are our high level recommendations; followed by fuller responses below.

What can government do now: 

What Ada’s List is doing now:

What our global community can do now:

We want this community to roll up its sleeves and help each other if/when possible and lets get through this, together. Tweet us (@adaslist) with your pro-tips and we'll share them.

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Background + Community Concerns 

Ada’s List is a global community of women who work in/around digital. We have polled our 8000-strong membership base to get an understanding of how COVID19 is impacting their businesses and/or their fears around how COVID19 might impact their livelihoods. 

We have spoken to: Business owners, consultants, freelancers, public speakers, event organizers, mums/carers and small business owners

The top responses we’ve received in the last 24 hours since polling our community:

March 12, 2020
Merici Vinton
Co-founder
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