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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 […]


Meet Our $15,500 General Assembly Scholarship Winner!

by Hannah O'Brien • November 16, 2017

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 […]


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

by Sarah Moran • November 9, 2017

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.