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Zahra Bagheri

Postgraduate student
"Explore the things around you and see how the world works."

Wayne Denning

Founder and managing director Carbon Media
“If you believe in something, it’s worth pursuing.”

Anna Emmerson

Site reliability engineer
"I found that coding was a way of thinking that I was familiar with and good at – and most of all that I enjoyed."

Grace Chung

Software engineer
“We shouldn’t pigeonhole computer programmers into stereotypes.”

James Bonner

Software entrepreneur
“Our company takes video game technology and applies it in other domains, like health and education.”

Chris Timbery

Student
“I saved the company money by writing the script, and it’s still being used.”

Peter Marshall

Honours student
“It’s about optimising programs for speed and memory efficiency.”

Chantel Garcia

Software development engineer
“Seize every opportunity – you never know who you’ll meet or what you’ll learn.”

Kerrie Mengersen

Statistician
“It’s wonderful solving challenges using stats and computer science.”

Kat Clark

Creative technologist and web developer
“If you did something six months ago, there’s probably a better solution by now.”

Peter Morton

Software engineer
"Say ‘yes’ to every opportunity, and always be on the lookout for new challenges."

Lily Xia

Software Engineer
"What gets me up each day is the chance to create something out of nothing."

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