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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 […]


Girl Geek Academy aim to get girls into STEM with the support of NAB’s Cyber Security team

by Sarah Moran • April 4, 2018

New school holiday pop up program to engage girls in STEM through cybersecurity Australia, 4 April 2018: Australia’s wildly successful Girl Geek Academy is taking its mission to the masses. Following the triumph of it’s #MissMakesCode primary school initiative, the pioneering team has announced a new cybersecurity pop-up workshop for tweens (aged 9-13). With the […]


Aylin Ahmet – From Melbourne to Silicon Valley and back again

by Hannah O'Brien • February 22, 2018

Working in a Silicon Valley startup is on many a founders’ wishlist – but Aylin Ahmet made it happen. After leaving the corporate world and gaining startup experience as a product manager in both Melbourne and Sydney she has spent the last three and a half years in San Francisco before being drawn back to […]


Building A Tech Startup With No Technical Founders – How We Did It (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 8, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Building A Tech Startup With No Technical Founders – How We Did It And What We’ve Learned Panelists: Danielle Bodinnar, CEO, Karista Pete Saunders, […]


Navigating #Startupland (Pausefest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 8, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Navigating #Startupland Panelists: Kate Cornick, CEO, LaunchVic Rachael Neumann, Board Member, StartupAus Jonathan Farrer, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth Moderated by John Chambers, Founder, Tappl The startup […]


New School Rules – Driving Innovation in Education (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 7, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! New School Rules – A Panel On Driving Innovation in Education Panelists: Sarah Moran, Co-founder and CEO of Girl Geek Academy Daizy Maan, Program Manager of […]


Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs with Guy Kawasaki (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 7, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs with Guy Kawasaki When Guy Kawasaki became the Chief Evangelist for Canva we were thrilled that this industry heavyweight was […]


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

by Sarah Moran • January 24, 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 [...]

Girl Geek Academy at TOM: Melbourne

by Sarah Moran • December 3, 2017

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 […]