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28 January 2018

I’m ready to go – how can I accelerate my startup in 2018?

It’s big news to hear that the SBE Accelerator is calling for women creating innovation through tech startups across Australia. Many founders need to learn how to get their startup to succeed and it’s sometimes hard to imagine the next steps to take. Getting a solid solution to a problem you’ve noticed, making sure your solution is one that people… Continue Reading

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7 December 2017

Girl Geek Academy at TOM: Melbourne

As part of International Day of People with Disability, Girl Geek Academy put together a team of makers to participate in a three day makeathon from Dec 1st – Dec 3rd at TOM: Melbourne.   Tikkum Olam Makers (TOM) is a global movement that connects designers, developers and engineers to develop technological solutions for people with disabilities. The event is focused… Continue Reading

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16 November 2017

Meet Our $15,500 General Assembly Scholarship Winner!

General Assembly in partnership with Girl Geek Academy are proud to announce the winner of their second Web Development Immersive Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2016 in order to help boost the number of women developers in Australia, to inspire more women to become technology innovators and to give them the confidence and skills to make a career change… Continue Reading

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9 November 2017

Our CEO speaks at Web Summit in Portugal on “Hacking the gender divide in investing and company leadership”

Next47’s Susana Quintana-Plaza, Crunchbase’s Alexandra Mack, Girl Geek Academy’s Sarah Moran & People Matters Media’s Ester Martinez: Tech is male-dominated. It shouldn’t be. Let’s hear from the people hacking the gender imbalance. Continue Reading

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5 July 2017

Girl Geek Academy partners with STEM.I.AM for NAIDOC Week

As part of NAIDOC week, CEO Sarah Moran and Helen Sultana headed to Brisbane to run MissMakesCode with STEM.I.AM. Continue Reading

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4 July 2017

CEO Sarah Moran and Helen Sultana cast in Common Sense!

Our own Sarah Moran and Helen Sultana have been cast in Common Sense! Tune in! Computer coding at six years old?! Now that takes more than just some good old fashioned common sense!  #CommonSenseAU pic.twitter.com/8NAEPnuQht— Common Sense (@CommonSenseAU) July 1, 2017 Continue Reading

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13 June 2017

Girl Geek Academy opens up #SheHacks to corporate Australia

Do you know some amazing women in your workplace, but rarely get the chance to work with them directly? #SheHacks is happening July 14-16, and you’re invited to make the most of this unique professional development experience – shehacks.com.au We’re pleased to announce that we’ve introduced a first of its kind corporate program into our #SheHacks initiative, aiming to help companies connect women… Continue Reading

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5 May 2017

Girl Geek Academy wins the Australian Director’s Guild Innovation Award

CEO Sarah Moran attending this years Australian Director’s Guild to accept the Innovation Award for our work on SheMakesGames! Tonight I felt blessed to accept the Australian Director's Guild @ADGdirectors Innovation Award for @GirlGeekAcademy. I ♥️ Women in Screen pic.twitter.com/oDb5LV2daz — Sarah Moran (@SarahMoran) May 5, 2017 Continue Reading

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2 May 2017

Co-Founder Lisy Kane Named MCV Pacific’s Outstanding Achiever of the Year for 2017

For 2017, Lisy Kane was awarded the MCV Pacific 2017 Outstanding Achiever of the Year. While she was not able to attend the inaugural event, CEO Sarah Moran was able to accept the award on her behalf. Congratulations to all the other incredible women making a different in the Australia game development industry. .@lisyk may be in the U.K., but… Continue Reading

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10 April 2017

Girl Geek Academy and NAB create partnership

NAB has recruited their first “girl geek in residence” in the form of Girl Geek Academy CEO Sarah Moran. This partnership is to part of a NAB initiative to encourage more women to take on technology roles. Sarah will be working on implementing Girl Geek Academy founded events like #SheHacks and #SheMakes within the NAB workforce. Continue Reading

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