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WiT 2015 Annual Survey
WiT sponsor prize to tech girls Qld finalists - Clayfield College -"Study Buddy" app
Women in Technology were proud to be associated with Tech Girls are Superhero’s Movement and Technovation, the world’ largest and longest running tech competition for girls. This is an annual national competition for female students in years 4-12. Teams of young women identify a problem, create an app to solve it, code the app, build a company to launch the app in the market, and pitch their plan to experts. All in 3 months.
2016 THEME: SOLVE A PROBLEM IN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY: TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIAL GOOD
WiT were proud to sponsor the award for the Queensland winners – Congratulations to, Fleur Wrakuale, Brigette Bloom and Rebekah Meyer from Clayfield College who were announced recently as the Queensland Finalists.
This team of techno savvy girls developed a phone app, “Study Buddy”, to assist students with mentoring, a topic very close to our heart at Women in Technology. Team “Study Buddy” were presented with Wacom drawing tablets and $500 from Women in Technology to further develop their App 'Study Buddy'. Well done girls!
WiT STORIES - SARAH KIRKLAND 'AWARD YOURSELF'
The second of our WiT Stories comes from Sarah Kirkland, creator of Red Cat Science and Winner of our Outstanding Educator Award 2016.
On receiving advice of her nomination for a WiT Award Sarah had a similar response to a lot of our nominees....."really......me? On applying she found the application process beneficial in taking a step back and looking at herself and what she had achieved and not taking herself for granted.
The result.....Sarah became winner of our first Outstanding Educator Award!....