16 July 2022

Kate Bush adores the Pub Choir Running Up That Hill tribute composed by Astrid Jorgensen

The founder of Brisbane group Pub Choir has revealed that their cover of the Kate Bush classic Running Up That Hill almost did not happen. Interviewed on Channel 10's The Project on Friday, organiser Astrid Jorgensen said that Bush's publisher had warned her that the star usually says 'no', to performance requests. The 1985 hit has blown up anew after it was featured… Continue Reading

17 April 2019

We’re hiring! Team Support role available with Girl Geek Academy

Girl Geek Academy is a global movement teaching one million women to build the internet by 2025. Led by five women cofounders, we are working to increase the number of women with successful technology and… Continue Reading

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

8 March 2017

ABC Splash talks with CEO Sarah Moran

ABC Splash’s IWD School Hacks for Parents live conversation with Girl Geek Academy’s Sarah Moran. testing testing testing testing testing!   Continue Reading

1 February 2017

Girl Geek Academy receives $1.3 million to build Victoria’s female founder network MEDIA RELEASE

Wanted: 1,000 female Hackers, Hustlers and Hipsters for world 1st #SheHacks initiative LaunchVic backs #SheHacks Victoria in funding round Australia, 31 January 2017: Australia’s Girl Geek Academy today announced a raise of $1.3 million to roll out its #SheHacks Victoria hackathon, a world first, all-female initiative bringing women together to support them in creating new technology businesses across the state. Victorian Government innovation… Continue Reading

24 November 2016

Girl Geek Academy careers day – Korowa Girls School at The Dream Factory

If we want to see more girls building startups and pursuing careers in technology, we have to make it an attractive career choice as early in their lives as possible. Today Girl Geek Academy hosted eleven young women from Korowa Girls School in a career and workplace immersion day. One of four around the city, these young women were interested… Continue Reading