Girls Who Code
Opinion

Boobs and hormones prevent women from coding

- May 20, 2016 4 MIN READ

Girls Who Code, an American non-profit working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sector through programs that look to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

Profiles

Canberra startup HACT wants to engage kids in technology through hackathons

- September 14, 2015 3 MIN READ

If there’s one thing politicians and the startup world agree on, it’s that the key to positioning Australia as a leader in technology in the future is to not only teach kids STEM skills, but to get them excited about the possibilities of technology. Canberra startup Hact is trying to do its part by running events to promote engagement with STEM and entrepreneurship among 10 to 17 year olds.

Other

Melbourne Girls Grammar to send 60 students on a tour of tech companies in Silicon Valley

- March 18, 2015 2 MIN READ

It’s become a widely accepted belief that the best way to arrive at some semblance of a gender balance in the tech world in the future is to change attitudes about tech and engineering among young girls today. Melbourne Girls Grammar has taken this idea on board and decided to do something about it, announcing that it’s sending 60 girls aged 11 to 13 to the US on its inaugural Middle Years Science and Enterprise Tour in April.