Toowoomba startup Spark Girlz has taken out the top prize at the Asia Pacific regional finals of the inaugural Techstars Startup Weekend Women event.
The Australian government is set to start work on its 10-year plan to increase the number of girls and women in STEM it announced in the May Budget.
A report from the Office of the Chief Scientist has found false perceptions about women’s aptitude, interest & experience in STEM are holding back progress.
A few months after announcing its intent to touch down in Australia, Girls in Tech officially launched its local chapter last night at The Kelvin Club in Melbourne, a men-only venue once upon a time.
Founded in 2007 by Adriana Gascoigne, Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that focuses on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. The principal aim of the organisation is to assist in accelerating the growth of innovative women who are entering to the tech industry and building successful startups.