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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.

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

by Lisy Kane • July 5, 2017

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

CEO Sarah Moran and Helen Sultana cast in Common Sense!

by Lisy Kane • July 4, 2017

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 — Common Sense (@CommonSenseAU) July 1, 2017

Girl Geek Academy opens up #SheHacks to corporate Australia

by Hannah O'Brien • June 13, 2017

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 – We’re pleased to announce that we’ve introduced a first of its kind corporate program into our #SheHacks initiative, […]

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

by Lisy Kane • May 5, 2017

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 — Sarah Moran 👗 (@SarahMoran) May 5, 2017

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

by Sarah Moran • May 2, 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 […]

Girl Geek Academy and NAB create partnership

by Lisy Kane • April 10, 2017

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 […]

#SheHacksVIC Kicks Off in Warragul!

by Lisy Kane • March 31, 2017

#SheHacksVic boot camps kick off in Warrugul. Check out WIN News’ feature of this incredible event! Fabulous founders Sarah & Amanda of @GirlGeekAcademy starting w intros for the #Warragul #SheHacks bootcamp! ☕😄💻👩 — GippsTech (@GippsTech) March 31, 2017 awesome ladies at the reg table for @GirlGeekAcademy #hackathon bootcamp in warragul! fantastic energy this morning! […]

Co-founder Lisy Kane receives Film Victoria’s Tim Richards Award

by Sarah Moran • March 29, 2017

Lisy Kane has been awarded Film Victoria’s Tim Richards award for 2017 at the Seen & Screen event. This recognises her significant achievement in the Games Industry. Games producer & advocate for #womeningames @lisyk receives the 2017 Tim Richards Award — Film Victoria (@FilmVictoria) March 29, 2017