New Communications team co-leads appointed

The Go Girl team is excited to announce that we have appointed two new co-leads for the Communications team for the 2018 event. Natalie Hough and Louiza Nutt will be co-leading the communications team for the 2018 event with Sara Ogston as their deputy.

The team is adding a new marketing component and is really excited to continue to evolve the Go Girl brand over the next 13 months.

Watch this space for some amazing upgrades to our avatar, website and overall brand over the next few months!

To find out more about our new team check out the Go Girl Team page

We’re Back!

After a few months’ break, the Go Girl Steering Committee has reformed. We have several new members on the team. Check out our team page for bios on each member. The 2018 Go Girl, Go for IT Steering Committee consists of:

Directors – Fi Slaven and Rebecca Grant
Communications/Marketing – Alma Dayawon and Sara Ogston
Facilities – Amani Ibrahim
Schools Liaison – Catherin Buhler
Sponsorship – Rebecca Grant
Program – Tania Sharp
Project Management – Lyn Windsor and Dan Vucis
Tradeshow and Competitions – Jess Reesby
Volunteers – Catherine Lockstone

We’re really excited to get back together and start planning for the next event to be held in 2018.

Watch the video below for some amazing highlights from our 2016 event.

 

Thank you for helping make Go Girl, Go for IT 2016 a record breaking event!

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make Go Girl, Go for IT 2016 our biggest and best event to date. There were 1637 students, 136 staff from 61 schools,  125 speakers and 88 sessions running throughout the day which is a record for Go Girl.

In addition to being our largest event, @gogirlgo6it was the top local Twitter trend for Melbourne at lunch and #AnyGirl4IT was the 4th most popular hashtag.

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The Go Girl team is still recovering but we are so grateful for all of the support from all of our sponsors and schools. We are still collection all of the photographs from the day so watch this space for more highlights over the next week.

 

 

Local Heroes – Introducing Megan Jackson

As part of the lead up to Go Girl, Go for IT 2016 we will be showcasing some of the amazing women who are studying and working in IT and give them a chance to tell you their story. Our local heroes each have a unique story and path to share and showcase the wide range of roles available in IT.

Please meet Megan Jackson, an Lead Proposals Engineer at GE Renewable EnergyTo read more about Megan, check out our Local Heroes page

Three chances to win big at Go Girl, Go for IT 2016!

There are several competitions running at this year’s Go Girl, Go for IT event. Don’t miss out on entering!

Competition 1: One lucky school will win an Ultimaker 2 Go 3D Printer and 3D printer backpack donated by Imaginables. All attending schools are eligible and will be entered into the competition. The winner will be drawn at 11am.

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Competition 2: Three 1 year  Business Licenses are up for grabs for a lucky school or Sponsor. To be enter this competition please go to the Go Girl Tradeshow Competition representatives throughout the day to put your name in the drawing. The winners will be announced at 12:30pm

docusign_logo_3cCompetition 3: One lucky Go Girl, Go for IT attendee will win a GoPro Action Video Camera. To enter, just post a picture of from the event onto your Instagram account and tag us with #AnyGirl4IT The winner will be announced at 1:30pm

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DocuSign licenses confirmed as prizes for Schools and Sponsors at Go Girl, Go for IT

docusign_logo_3cDocuSign is providing 1 year Business Licenses for three schools or sponsors at Go Girl Go for IT. Electronic signatures are just the beginning. DocuSign makes any workflow or approval simple, secure and fully digital, so you can get on with your business, and your life.

Lucky winners will be able to use DocuSign to complete approvals and agreements in hours—not days—from anywhere and on any device. Quickly and securely access and sign documents. Easily upload and send documents for others to sign. Send reminders and check signing status any time.

Get it done, faster than ever:  Easy to use, quick to learn and a snap to implement, approvals and agreements are simple and convenient for everyone involved.

Anywhere, anytime, any device: Access, sign and send important documents from your desk, on the road or everywhere in between.

Works with your favorite apps: DocuSign works with the services, applications, and devices you already use: Microsoft, Salesforce, Google, Apple and many more.

To be enter this competition please go to the Go Girl Tradeshow Competition representatives throughout the day to put your name in the drawing.

Introducing Friends of Go Girl, Go for IT 2016 Sponsors

Go Girl, Go for IT wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. The Friends of Go Girl is a new tier of sponsorship created for the 2016 event to help acknowledge companies providing Go Girl with additional support.

 

ACS Foundation

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These generous sponsors have provided Go Girl with Showbag items and volunteers at Go Girl. Thank you so much for helping us make this event our biggest ever!!