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Renee Noble

Software engineering star
Software engineering grad Renee Noble is a developer for tech education start-up Grok Learning.

Angel Dixon

Activist for inclusion
Angel Dixon works on passion projects based on universal design and disability inclusion

Nicky Ringland

CS specialist
Computer science education expert Dr Nicky Ringland is passionate about developing tech teaching resources.

Nilufar Baghaei

Edu-games guru
Computer scientist Dr Nilufar Baghaei, uses gamification to teach tech and support mental health.

Sanam Mustafa

Immunity illuminator
Dr Sanam Mustafa is figuring out how the brain's immune system affects our behaviour and pain management.

Alyona Medelyan

Computational linguist
Dr Alyona Medelyan, CEO of analytics tool Thematic, combines two of her passions: computer science and linguistics.

Sue Keay

Robotics researcher
Dr Sue Keay runs the world's first robotic vision research centre.

Reshma Abraham

Software eng student
Macquarie Uni Software Engineering student Reshma Abraham is a coding tutor and aspiring entrepreneur.

Francesca Maclean

Diversity consultant
Dr Francesca Maclean is an advocate for STEM diversity and inclusion and a consultant for engineering firm Arup.

Lisy Kane

Girl Geek Academy co-founder
Lisy Kane didn't realise that gaming was a career option in her early days. Now she's the co-founder of tech startup, Girl Geek Academy, with an impressive and extensive resume in game production.

Claire d'Este

Savage software
Software engineer Dr Claire d'Este creates powerful and beautiful tools for artists and illustrators.

Beth Jens

NASA engineer
NASA Engineer Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Jens is making interplanetary travel a real thing!

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