Congratulations to our 2018 Winners!
Julie Stevanja is the founder of Style Runner, a highly successful eCommerce Activewear and Apparel platform. A pioneer of innovation, Stylerunner was awarded for their rapid adoption of new technology to deliver unrivalled customer experiences. The judges were particularly impressed with Julie’s leadership and vision within a competitive landscape.
Sarah Smith is the CTO of Sortal, a ground-breaking AI powered technology to search your personal images. Sarah has had an impressive global career in technology working with Nokia, Google and Expedia. The judges were impressed with her constant contribution to the Digital eco-system and entrepreneurial spirit.
Candace Marshall is the Executive Producer at Josephmark and Breeder. Candace has been awarded for her work on Clipchamp Create, which the judges described as technically complex and highly strategic. The judges appreciated her business acumen demonstrated throughout the submission and quality of the final output, in addition to being a highly engaged digital community member.
Rachel Downie is the founder of Stymie, a platform that helps to prevent bullying in schools. Rachel is solving a very real problem within schools through a technology driven solution.
The Womens Business School provides training and support for women to grow their business using Digital Technology as an enabler and productivity maker. The judges were impressed with their results and commitment to empowering women.
AV Technology is a company focused on constant improvement of their workforce, company performance and culture. They have demonstrated unparalleled self awareness, commitment to change and belief in the value of Diversity and Inclusion.
CISCO QLD has achieved incredible results in improving their gender diversity from 6 to 37% in the last 12 months largely driven by the QLD State Manager Michael Reid. The judges were impressed with their tangible results and Michael’s passion for Diversity.
Tech Girls Movement work with schools across Australia to inspire and mentor young girls into Technology. Winners are often taken to the US to visit Silicon Valley and learn about the opportunities careers in technology provide. The judges were impressed with the organisations impact, with proven success in inspiring more young women into technology.