History of Go Girl, Go for IT
This free careers event has been running in Victoria since 2001.
The first event took place at Monash University in 2001 and have subsequently been organised by Vic ICT for Women in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016, all at Deakin University.
Since 2001, thousands of secondary school girls have attended Go Girl events.
The first 6 events were 2-day events until the format changed in 2014 to a single day.
Past ambassadors and themes
Each event has an ambassador who headlines the careers showcase with a theme that ties in the latest IT trends.
2016 Any Girl 4 IT
Ambassador: Sophie Blachford, Brand Manager, Instagram
2014 IT is it
Ambassador: Karen Stocks, MD, Twitter Australia
2012 Shape your World
Ambassador: Janet Matton, Vice President of Operations at IBM
2010 IT’s Possible: Step into the Digital Age
Ambassador: Jacqueline Korhonen, MD and CEO, Infosys Australia and New Zealand
2008 Behind the Scenes
Ambassador: Marianne Broadbent, Senior Partner at NGS Global
Ambassador: Jane Treadwell, CIO at State Government of Victoria