EXPERIENCE 💻

January 2018 - Present

QLD STUDENT SERVICES & COMMUNITY MANAGER - CODER ACADEMY

  • Leading community engagement for the Queensland market; including running events, meetups, workshops and hackathons

  • Maintaining a positive experience within Coder Academy and the Brisbane Tech Community

  • Forming internship and event partnerships with startups and enterprise organisations

  • Social media and communications engagement with students, alumni and partners across LinkedIn, Twitter & Slack

Key Achievements

  • Organising Internships from March 2019 to July 2019

  • Presented at DDD Brisbane and Pause Fest Melbourne on the topic of neurodiversity in the workplace

  • Supported and organised weekly Mentor Sessions with the Partnerships team, which would also lead to companies joining the Internship program for our students

July 2016 - November 2017

SESSIONAL ACADEMIC - QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

  • Planning and leading tutorial sessions for over 30 students per class

  • Marking assignments and presentations

Key Achievements

  • Maintaining a positive experience for students with a contributed outcome of over 90% for the unit

September 2019 - Present

BRISBANE TECH NEWBIES - MEETUP ORGANISER

  • Organising speakers for each monthly event

  • Securing sponsorship from local companies

  • Booking of venue for each monthly event

  • Moderating and running the event

  • Marketing each monthly event via Meetup, Twitter and LinkedIn

Key Achievements

  • Adaptability running the meetup from face-to-face to virtual from April 2020​, with each monthly event organised via Zoom

 

MENTOR 🙌

 
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Muses Code JS


March 2019 | September 2019


Mentoring in HTML and CSS

 

She Codes Australia

November 2019 | March 2020 | November 2020

Mentoring in HTML and CSS

Mentoring my team during their final project with the She Codes Plus Brisbane cohort

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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT 🎤

 
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DDD Brisbane

November 2019

The future of accessibility requires us to think differently

 

Pause Fest Melbourne

February 2020

We need to think differently about accessibility

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Dawn Cast

May 2020

Neurodiversity in Tech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAMJp-mhfNo&t=1094s

I was given an extraordinary opportunity to appear in my first podcast with Catherine Ngo and Dai Le from DAWN.

I was first introduced to the incredible Catherine a few months ago where we discussed the importance of inclusivity and diversity, and from there was introduced to the amazing Dai.

In the podcast, we talk about Neurodiversity and how I shared my diagnosis with my workplace & community, Women in tech inspiration & opportunities, & how to stay positive during COVID-19.

 

Xceptional presents 'Autism Uncovered' 


September 2020

During the virtual webinar, we delved into 'Autism Uncovered' and discussed the common myths and misconceptions around autism in the workplace.

Video link below:

https://youtu.be/9dSliD8mfAc

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Women in Tech​nology WA Inc. (WiTWA)


October 2020


I had the wonderful opportunity to discuss 'Neurodiversity in Tech' with my fellow panelists & pioneers in the startup space, Beck Janes and Johnny Doan

The panel was moderated by the always incredible Kate Kirwin as we delved into neurodiversity, how can workplaces support diversity and inclusion, which companies are excelling & which companies have more work to do.

 

Pluralsight LIVE 2020 Virtual Conference


October 2020

I presented my virtual talk on neurodiversity in the workplace, and the benefits of neurodiversity.

Video link below:

https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/pluralsight-live-2020-accessibility

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WorkingMouse and TANDA

November 2020

I had the pleasure of presenting at WorkingMouse and TANDA on the topic titled “Confidently speak with confidence - How to be the best YOU!” 🙌

 

EXPERTISE 💬

  • Community engagement

  • Digital marketing

  • Mentoring

  • Event planning

  • Public speaking and moderating events

  • Leadership

  • Organisational and analytical skills

  • Webinar development and hosting

  • Project management

 

SKILLS 💻

  • Google Suite

  • Slack

  • Zoom

  • HubSpot

  • Beginner frontend development - HTML, CSS