“Be the CEO your parents always wanted you to marry.” It’s perhaps not a message one would expect to find on viral Instagram posts and prominent billboards advertising a dating app, but it’s the message Bumble went with.
As the Australian games development industry goes from strength to strength, Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of an all-woman game making hackathon, SheHacksGames.
On this International Women’s Day we asked the women leading some of Australia’s fastest-growing tech companies what motivates and inspires them.
While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the community.
The Tech Ready Women incubator program is going online to help women across regional Australia get their startup ideas going.
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Though the percentage of women in the company has not changed over the last year, Apple has upped the representation of groups historically underrepresented in tech in its new US hires.
Startup Daily recently ran a panel chat with Indigenous female founders and CEOs making a difference in their industries and communities.
The WiRE program works to research entrepreneurship and build frameworks which can help support women founders across the state.
A notable trend in the Australian EduTech space right now is an acute awareness around the need to proactively support particular niche groups.
Helping connect women across the globe to charities working to put a stop to gender equalities is Sydney-based social enterprise Secret Sisterhood.
The IGEA has announced the launch of The Working Lunch, a program which aims to equip women looking to enter the gaming industry with skills and mentorship.
Founded in 2010, Head Over Heels is a NFP focused on providing female entrepreneurs with a platform to “achieve outstanding results in growing their businesses”.
Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of the SheHacks incubator, a program aiming to support women from the organisation’s flagship hackathon events.
Tank Stream Labs has announced that it will be hosting ‘Female Entrepreneur Week’ to support female entrepreneurs and increase diversity.