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Girl Geek Academy @ PAX – No pass required, FREE workshops

by Sarah Moran • October 7, 2019

We are so excited to be hosting a community space again this year at PAX Australia! This year we will be using our room in the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre to run some exclusive workshops as well as showcase the games created at Gender Equality Game Jam, talk about getting kids coding and of […]


Founders in Sydney

How to start to build a startup…

by Sarah Moran • September 19, 2019

I’ve just got off a call with a marvellous woman who was my deputy principal when I was in primary school. Her and her cofounders are sitting on two great products, and this is their first foray into startups. We jumped on a 10 minute call today and I rattled off a list of resources. […]


EMPOWERING TIDDAS IN TECHNOLOGY

by Celeste Carnegie • August 21, 2019

Hey I’m CC! I am a Program Producer at Girl Geek Academy. I started with Girl Geek Academy in May 2019. On Thursday 16th August, I got to present at Google in Sydney with my mates from Indigitek where I spoke about Empowering Tiddas In Technology. I had a yarn at @googledownunder ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾 I spoke […]


Coding classes for girls and the wonderful women in their life to role model learning in STEM

by Celeste Carnegie • August 19, 2019

Girl Geek Academy school holiday workshops will upskill parents and guardians alongside their children to address the wider societal issues of gender imbalance. Girl Geek Academy has partnered with regional women’s health promotion agency, Women’s Health East to deliver a series of STEM-focused workshops aimed at tackling gender imbalance in technology careers and promoting equality […]


Girl Geek Academy Reboots Work Experience for Year 10 Girls

by Celeste Carnegie • August 19, 2019

Pioneering #SheHacks program helps students create their own startup 26th – 30th November, OneRoof, SouthBank Girl Geek Academy has partnered with world-leading technology businesses Deloitte Digital and 99designs – the world’s largest online graphic design marketplace – to pilot a first-of-its-kind work experience program where students from Korowa Anglican Girls School will work alongside industry […]


INTRODUCING GIRL GEEKS, THE BOOK SERIES

by Celeste Carnegie • August 19, 2019

Penguin and Girl Geek Academy team up to release world-first fiction series focused on girls in STEM. On the 2nd of July 2019, the dynamic girl gang behind the global powerhouse Girl Geek Academy, have become the first team of entrepreneurs to release a fiction series about girls exploring the world of science, technology, engineering […]


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

by Hannah O'Brien • April 17, 2019

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 games careers. Our programs include hackathons, school holiday workshops, career incubators, work experience programs and corporate collaborations that aim to […]


Shruti Shah and Sydney Thomas in Melbourne

Girl Geek Academy tours Experts-in-Residence Shruti Shah and Sydney Thomas

by Sarah Moran • February 7, 2019

The global girl gang: Girl Geek Academy helping Aussie women to raise VC internationally with Silicon Valley experts Girl Geek Academy to bring international investors Shruti Shah and Sydney Thomas to Australia to mentor women and underrepresented minorities Current Entrepreneur in Residence at Silicon Valley Bank, Shruti Shah, and Precursor Ventures’ Head of Operations Sydney […]


Rochedale State High School girls get geeky at AI and Machine Learning workshop

by Hannah O'Brien • November 13, 2018

This article was written by Priya Pereira, an amazing Girl Geek and student from Rochedale High School who organised this workshop for her peers. Go Priya! On Friday, 19 October 2018, a group of female high school students went to the State Library of Queensland for an AI and Machine Learning workshop. The seminar was […]


Exciting new workshops are on at ACMI this September!

by Hannah O'Brien • September 5, 2018

We’ve got two new workshops happening at ACMI these school holidays – but they aren’t just for kids! We have introduced these short workshops to give you a taste of technology you might be keen to explore but not quite sure where to start or if it’s for you.  They’re relaxed, fun, and a great […]