Upskilling across organizational lines.

A lifelong community for professional growth.

An innovation hub for organizational change.

Upskilling across organizational lines.

The future of your organization starts with the ada Fellowship. Transformation from the inside out.

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Upskilling is the most important investment in your organization when it comes to sustainable success.

Labor shortages, rapid climate change, and emerging technologies mean organizations must be proactive and adaptive.

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With the ada Fellowship, you and your team will gain the professional competences needed for the constantly evolving business world.

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Our learning platform is available in German and English.

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+15 scientifically based courses

Tech Literacy & Sustainability

What technological knowledge and digital skills do employees need to stay competitive?

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Tech literacy & Sustainability

Not everyone needs to know-how to code. However, it's vital to have a deep understanding of emerging technologies like AI in order to effectively leverage their benefits. In the ada fellowship, you'll learn how technology influences critical topics like:

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Algorithms & AI

  • Ethics & Technology

  • Sustainable Technologies

  • Data Literacy

  • Society 4.0

  • Economy 4.0

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Organizational Growth & Leadership

Which innovative leadership approaches will help any organization become future-proof?

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Organizational Growth & Leadership

In the ada fellowship, we empower both aspiring and experienced leaders with the skills and Know-how to drive impactful, sustainable transformation within their organizations.

  • Adaptive Leadership

  • Innovation Management

  • Cultural Change

  • AI at Work

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Personal Growth & Resilience

How can we stay individually mindful while productive, driven yet resilient?

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Personal Growth & Resilience

Great leaders know that true transformation is a journey not a step. There's no organizational growth without personal growth. Learning is lifelong, and in the ada | fellowship, you'll deepen your knowledge on these topics:

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  • Active Learning

  • Mindfulness

  • Resilience

Tech literacy & Sustainability

What technological knowledge and digital skills do employees need to stay competitive?

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Tech literacy & sustainability

Not everyone needs to know-how to code. However, it's vital to have a deep understanding of emerging technologies like AI in order to effectively leverage their benefits. In the ada fellowship, you'll learn how technology influences critical topics like:

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Algorithms & AI

  • Ethics & Technology

  • Sustainable Technologies

  • Data Literacy

  • Society 4.0

  • Economy 4.0

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Organizational Growth & Leadership

Which innovative leadership approaches will help any organization become future-proof?

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Organizational Growth & Leadership

In the ada fellowship, we empower both aspiring and experienced leaders with the skills and Know-how to drive impactful, sustainable transformation within their organizations. Gain key skills in business critical areas such as:

  • Adaptive Leadership

  • Innovation Management

  • Cultural Change

  • AI at Work

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Personal Growth & Resilience

How can we stay individually mindful while productive, driven yet resilient?

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Personal Growth & Resilience

Great leaders know that true transformation is a journey not a step. There's no organizational growth without personal growth. Learning is lifelong, and in the ada fellowship, you'll deepen your knowledge on these topics:

  • Active Learning

  • Mindfulness

  • Resilience

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Loved by our partners and our fellows

“In the ada Fellowship, our employees learn new skills and ways of thinking that they can apply directly to their work.”

Mathias Kammüller - CDO, Trumpf

Mathias Kammüller

CDO,

Trumpf

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"What a year! Artificial intelligence, metaverse, resilience, adaptive leadership in the context of cultural change and innovation management - I was able to discover and discuss so many topics with colleagues in the ada Fellowship and implement them for us and our company."

Katja Hierlwimmer - UniCredit AG Bayern Nord

Katja Hierlwimmer

UniCredit AG Bayern Nord

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Networking is the best strategy to get new ideas

The ada Fellowship connects you with a community of over 2,000 members and 55+ organizations.

Growth rarely happens alone

Through regular events, you'll gain insights into the latest technology and future trends, exchange ideas, and gain new perspectives on corporate culture and change.

Expert Lecture

Dive deep into a topic and learn from the best. In our Expert Lectures you have the opportunity to discuss current debates and trends with international experts.

Upcoming Expert Lecture

Currently no open session available. Follow us on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on the next Expert Lecture.

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Community Conversation

Learn from the experiences of others and broaden your own perspective. In a conversation with our ada ambassadors, you can ask questions, share thoughts, and exchange best practices.

Community Networking

Our community networking events are organized by topic and give you a chance to find like-minded people. Connect with others who share your goals and build a network to help you achieve them.

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ada lovelace festival

Europe's premier conference on cutting-edge future topics

The Ada Lovelace Festival is where you collaborate and co-create by exploring diverse future-oriented topics and emerging technologies such as AI, New Work, and Sustainability in the Digital Age.

Loved by our partners and our fellows

"The ada fellows bring new ideas and networks to our company - and thus contribute significantly to Henkel's future."

Sylvie Nicol - CHRO, Henkel

Sylvie Nicol

CHRO,

Henkel

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"There was an immediate connection among all participants and a very open, informal exchange. I am still in touch with many people - from Handelsblatt and other companies - to this day."

Damian Kandora - Handelsblatt GmbH

Damian Kandora

Handelsblatt GmbH

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Your solution space for hands-on innovation

Continuing professional development is more than theory. At ada, knowledge is put directly into practice.

From theory to practice

Your employees collaborate outside their usual work environment and implement tangible solutions in your organization.
With AI-powered methods, your organization benefits from changes that arise directly from the new skills. This is how knowledge becomes innovation.

3x per year.
3 phases.
Cross-organizational teams.
4 Opportunity areas.

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Projects created by our fellows

Leadership

Solution

Introduction of a leadership score to assess modern, adaptive leadership competencies.

Made by employees at

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Sustainability

Solution

Community building within the organization with targeted events to share and promote sustainability measures.

Made by employees at

Data & Artificial Intelligence

Solution

Development of a digital configurator "SmartQuote" that pre-specifies products based on customer information.

Made by employees at

Learning & Innovation Culture

Solution

Integrated web app called Kunveno to collect value and regularly collect and reward employee appreciation.

Made by employees at

Learn from best practice – get your Future Lab Guide

AI in Recruiting

Leveraging AI in Recruiting: Find the Right Talent Faster
In Cooperation with StepStone, Techem, Hapag-Lloyd and Westenergie

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Climate Action Strategies

Empowering Teams: Climate Action from the ground up
In Cooperation with KSB, Goethe-Institut and Telekom

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Loved by our partners and our fellows

"The ada Fellowship is innovative and inspiring - our employees are thrilled to be part of it.”

Tina Müller - Former CEO, Douglas

Tina Müller

Former CEO,

Douglas

"Our ada Fellows bring new ideas to our company and also strengthen their network beyond their own organization. This helps us to think outside the box, get important external impulses and build a network of digital thought leaders."

Franziska Schatt - Henkel

Franziska Schatt

Henkel

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About us

ada’s mission is to accelerate organisational change by identifying, transforming, and uniting team leaders who drive innovation from within.

Our Vision

In an age of rapid change, we want to unleash Europe's joint potential through innovation and collaboration across sectors, industries, and backgrounds. Inspired by programming pioneer Ada Lovelace, we see technology as an opportunity, a tool for humans to employ thoughtfully.

Your organization shares our vision? Become our partner.

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Founders

Since the inception of ada, our founders Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel, Dr. Léa Steinacker, and Verena Pausder have provided tangible know-how on future competencies to a steadily growing community. With their long-standing expertise in leadership, technology, digital education, and entrepreneurship, they have driven ada to be the cutting-edge hub for change makers that it is today.

Miriam Meckel - Founder & CEO of ada

Miriam Meckel

Founder & CEO

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Léa Steinacker - Founder & CIO of ada

Léa Steinacker

Founder & CIO

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Verena Pausder - Founder & ada Ambassador

Verena Pausder

Founder & ada Ambassador

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