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Deadly Coders STEM Programs for Indigenous Youth Australia ANZ

Junior Engineers Presents
DEADLY CODERS
Creating accessible pathways for Indigenous engineers, inventors,
visionaries and innovators.
3 DAY STEM WORKSHOP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
ANZ Corporate STEM Program for Kids
Junior Engineers is proud to partner with ANZ Docklands to deliver a free 3 day STEM workshop for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander youth.

Register your interest today to be part of the program! Spots are limited but if you can't fit into a program we will save you an exclusive spot for the next upcoming date.

Program date: 4 - 6 July 2022, 9am - 4:30pm
ABOUT THE INITIATIVE
Providing a space for creativity, exploration and learning in a drive to close "the gap" in STEM industries. In each program, the students will:
Collaborate

Get to know each other, their STEM instructors and their guest mentors.

Engaged Hands-on

Learn in-demand coding concepts through immersive gamification.

Connect with heritage

Speak to local Elders, mentors and role models from the community.

Showcase talent

Present work and coding solutions to an audience of their peers.

Be inspired to create

Complete digital projects to continue learning from home and beyond.

BREAKING GLASS CEILINGS WITH RECONCILIATION ACTION PLANS

57%

Female participants in Deadly Coders 2021 - twice the industry average!

120+

Total students receiving free STEM education to date in Deadly Coders 2021

5+

Curriculums and program types, dedicated to teaching in-demand STEM skills

CLOSING THE GAP
Empowering Indigenous youth to access impactful education and career pathways through passion, creativity and technology.
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THE GOAL

Closing the Gap by providing fully funded, accessible and exciting coding & STEM programs to Indigenous students.

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Early positive experiences with STEM are a powerful influence, leading kids to confidently choose STEM fields in academia & career.

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THE INSPIRATION

Community figures and role models connect with the students, inspiring them to follow in the footsteps of the First Engineers on this land.

Our ADVISORY BOARD

Karina Hogan

Karina has strong ancestral ties to Northern NSW having come from a big Aboriginal and South Sea Island family. She is currently a journalist for the ABC and board member of the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service. In addition to her media and Indigenous advocacy background, she was the former Chair of the Brisbane Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community Health Service. Ms Hogan was also on the board of Sisters Inside, an enterprise focussed on improving outcomes for women and children within the criminal justice system.

Grant Maher

Grant is a descendant of the Gumbaynggirr and Biripi people from Northern New South Wales. With over 16 years’ experience as a structural engineer, Grant is the director of the Jabin Group, an Indigenous owned engineering consultancy. He is also the Chairman of the Indigenous Engineers Group and hopes to provide opportunities to current and future Indigenous engineers through the group. Grant has experience across a wide range of projects and disciplines within the engineering field including Facades, SD, Design Management, Procurement and Fabrication. 

Todd Phillips

Todd Phillips is a Bundjalung and Gumbaynggirr man. Todd is the National Indigenous Engagement Manager for KBR Inc. KBR is a U.S. based company operating in fields of science, technology and engineering and works in various markets including aerospace, defence, industrial and intelligence.

Todd undertakes tasks such as developing and structuring Indigenous employment and procurement programs with the Australian Navy and other areas of defence. Todd has studied at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and holds a Bachelor degree; Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), all in the field of Education. He also has completed an MBA at Victoria University in Melbourne.

Andrew Brodie

Andrew is a qualified teacher with nearly 15 years experience working in the education and CSR space. Andrew has held many positions across large public and private businesses in industries including motoring, banking, publishing and now is an executive at Early Stages EdTech, The EdTech Group. Andrew has been mentored by several people from Indigenous communities and has developed a passion for closing the gap using his skills in education and CSR. Andrew has experience in mentoring Indigenous Youth and is currently focused on reducing disparity when it comes to STEM-related study and careers, having played a pivotal role in the development and early success of the Deadly Coders program. 

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RESERVE YOUR PLACE
Fill out this form to reserve a spot for the Junior Engineers and ANZ Deadly Coders event from 4 - 6 July 2022 at Docklands
GETTING INVOLVED
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    Junior Engineers and the Deadly Coders project acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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