Go Girl in the media

Go Girl, Go for IT has been mentioned in many different news and media channels. Here are just some of the mentions.


Go Girl, Go for IT interview


Girls need to be told that they can succeed in ICT': Our future success relies on it'

Women's Agenda

Record 2000 school girls attend largest student tech event in Australia

Minnis Journal - Education Today


iTWire - Record numbers attend girls tech event

Education HQ Australia


Southwest girls bridging the gender gap in STEM

The Standard


Girls Weigh their Career Options

The Advocate - Hepburn


Programs: The Hot Breakfast, Triple M

August 2018


Programs: Byte Into IT 8 August 2018, Byte Into IT — Triple R 102.7FM, Melbourne Independent Radio

August 8 2018


2000 School Girls To Attend Australia’s Largest Free STEM Event In Melbourne

Women Love Tech, August 2018


Go Girl Go For IT aims to close the IT gender gap for Victorian students

Education Today, August 2018


Go Girl, Go For IT: A free IT career showcase for Victorian School Girls

Womens Agenda, July 2018


Past Events

Go Girl Go event inspires youth to pursue ICT careers: Vic ICT for Women
Jennifer O’Brien, CIO, 23 August 2016

Go Girl event leaders speak out about mission to encourage youth, women in ICT
Jennifer O’Brien, CIO, 23 August 2016

In pictures: Record turnout for ‘Go Girl, Go for IT,’ at Deakin University Jennifer O’Brien, CIO, 23 August 2016, 

Delete the nerd talk and get girls ambitious about IT
Angela Priestley, Women’s Agenda, 13 August 2014

Young IT gals are going to shake up businesses: Twitter Australia MD
Rebecca Merrett, CIO, 13 August 2014

Hackers, hipsters and hustlers – the dream team for innovation
Rebecca Merrett, CIO, 13 August 2014

Apple finally admits it has a diversity problem
Andrew Sadauskas, startupsmart, 13 August 2014

Over a thousand high school girls Go for IT
David Swan, iTWire, 12 August 2014

Wonderful advice to young women at the “Go Girl, Go for IT” conference
Rambling Teacher’s Blog; Maths/IT teacher from Melbourne, 12 August 2014

Encouraging the next generation of female tech leaders
Andrew Sadauskas, Women’s Agenda, 11 August 2014

MIA: Women in technology. Here’s how to find them
Karin Verspoor, Women’s Agenda, 29 July 2014

Meet six rising female stars in Australian tech
Sylvia Pennington, The Sydney Morning Herald, 07 March 2014



Media contacts

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Media about women in ICT

The Real Reason more women don’t code
Karin Vespour, The Conversation, 30 May 2016

C’mon girls, let’s program a better tech industry
Karin Verspoor, The Conversation, 29 July 2014

Bank of America – How to Get More Women Into IT Leadership
Anita Bruzzese, The Fast Track, 18 August 2014

Girls Who Code and the Importance of STEM
Laura Willson, learn bop, 29 July 2014

Vic Government looks for new ways to boost IT skills
CIO, 03 April 2014

Yoga and a healthy breakfast to get women hacking (AFR subscribers only)
Jessica Gardner, Financial Review, 17 March 2014

Get them while they’re young
Fi Slaven, CIO, 22 January 2014