About Us

She Codes is a movement focussed on empowering women to enter tech careers. We are powered by innovation hub, Spacecubed.

She Codes is on a mission to to teach women coding skills, get women into technical careers, and build communities of like-minded women. Our vision is to increase diversity in tech by inspiring 100,000 women across Australia by 2025.

About the Team
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Kate Kirwin

Kate Kirwin is the founder and lead organiser of She Codes. Kate is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and innovation - running hackathons, accelerators and entrepreneur programs for Spacecubed. She is also passionate about providing opportunities for people in regional Australia.

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Hayley van Waas

Hayley is a developer and educator, and she's been teaching others to code for as long as she has been coding herself. She is a firm believer that anyone can learn to code, and proves it by dedicating a lot of her working and personal life to helping to improve the diversity in the tech industry. 

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Kate Kirwin

Kate Kirwin is the founder and lead organiser of She Codes. Kate is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and innovation - running hackathons, accelerators and entrepreneur programs for Spacecubed. She is also passionate about providing opportunities for people in regional Australia.

Profile
Hayley van Waas

Hayley is a developer and educator, and she's been teaching others to code for as long as she has been coding herself. She is a firm believer that anyone can learn to code, and proves it by dedicating a lot of her working and personal life to helping to improve the diversity in the tech industry. 

Holly Keogh
Holly is our Community and Operations Lead for She Codes, she uses her strong background in customer service and community to grow our programs and build strong and meaningful connections within our cohorts. Holly has successfully delivered over 20 projects with Spacecubed just a year into her role, spanning three states and 6 locations.
 
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Kate Bushell
Kate is passionate about supporting and encouraging more women into technology as she knows that a diverse workforce is the key to encouraging creativity and innovation throughout  Australia. Kate is excited to be growing She Codes partnerships and build their future talent pipeline aswell as helping to create a better world and accelerating gender equality.
 
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Holly Keogh
Holly is our Community and Operations Lead for She Codes, she uses her strong background in customer service and community to grow our programs and build strong and meaningful connections within our cohorts. Holly has successfully delivered over 20 projects with Spacecubed just a year into her role, spanning three states and 6 locations.
 
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Kate Bushell
Kate is passionate about supporting and encouraging more women into technology as she knows that a diverse workforce is the key to encouraging creativity and innovation throughout  Australia. Kate is excited to be growing She Codes partnerships and build their future talent pipeline aswell as helping to create a better world and accelerating gender equality.
 
  • Connected
  • Lead from the front
  • Candid
  • Impact driven
  • Pay it forward
  • Female focussed but male friendly
  • Positive and fun

Our Values

Our Mentors

We work with some of the best local developers who are passionate about tech and diversity. Over 100 developers have worked with us to date, here are a snapshot of the mentors who help make She Codes happen.