Women in IT

Volunteers needed for filmed interviews for Go Girl

Vic ICT for Women is partnering with Digital Careers to create short videos that showcase some of the amazing female professionals currently working in IT as part of the lead up to Go Girl Go for IT 2016. We want to show our future female IT leaders why we love working in IT and why they should follow in our footsteps.  We are looking for volunteers to participate in a filmed interview which will be broadcasted on our website and social media channels from June 2016. If you are interested in volunteering we will provide you with the list of questions before the interview so that you feel prepared and more at ease.

Eligible volunteer applicants will be:

  • Working either in a professional IT role, or is someone who has combined or applied IT to their profession e.g. web developers, digital and social media, creative services etc.
  • Working in or around Melbourne
  • Available for a 1 hour interview in April or May
  • Love their job and be willing to share their passion!

Please contact us at communications@gogirlgoforit.com  by Monday 29 of February 2016 if you would like to be considered.

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Go Girl and Robogals attend Digital Learning Victoria Showcase

On the 23rd July, Sue Hogg from Go Girl Go for IT and Robogals Melbourne collaborated to deliver a presentation for 90 year 8 to year 11 female students at the Digital Learning Victoria showcase. The presentation aimed to give the students more information about IT and engineering and inspire the girls to consider these as a career option. During the presentation Sue listed many inspirational female role models for the girls and showed the students the rapid change and improvements of today's technology. The representatives from Robogals Melbourne, Qalissa and Shirley introduced different disciplines of engineering and ran an interactive robotic demonstration, which featured everyone's favourite, the robot puppy, the Segway robot and the Rubik’s cube solver.

From the survey conducted during the presentation, we found the students are more interested in 3D printing, laser cutting and robotic programs. These new technology trends will be great learning materials for students and should be targeted as interactive activities for future events.

Overall, the presentations were very successful and we received very positive feedback from both teachers and students.

If you want Go Girl to attend any event please reach out to us at enquiries@gogirlgoforit.com

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Congratulations to Fi Slaven, William Buck Victoria – 2014 National iAwards ICT Woman of the Year!

Congratulations to Fi Slaven on winning the 2014 National iAwards Woman of the Year! Fi was titled the 2014 Victorian iAwards ICT Women of the year earlier on June. She is such an outstanding role model and works tirelessly in support of women in IT in her role as Secretary of Vic ICT for Women and as Director of our Go Girl, Go Girl Go for IT program.

The 2014 National iAwards were presented on Friday 29th August 2014. To read about the award winners and watch the 2014 iAwards National Ceremony, visit the iAwards website.

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Women in IT - Interviews

There are many talented women working in IT, with various background and expertise, yet all finding this industry fascinating. Have a glance at what they do and how much they enjoy their work. You can be one of them!

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Congratulations to Fi Slaven, William Buck Victoria – 2014 Victorian iAwards ICT Woman of the Year!

Congratulations to Fi Slaven on winning the 2014 Victorian iAwards Woman of the Year! Fi is an outstanding role model and works tirelessly in support of women in IT in her role as Secretary of Vic ICT for Women and as Director of our Go Girl, Go Girl Go for IT program.

The 2014 iAwards were presented on Wednesday 4th June 2014. To read about the 34 award winners visit the iAwards website. The state winners will compete at the National iAwards on Friday, 29th August 2014.

Let's share Fi's excitement about IT career.

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