visionaries and innovators.
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Program date: 19 + 20 July 2022, 9am - 4pm
Get to know each other, their STEM instructors and their guest mentors.
Learn in-demand coding concepts through immersive gamification.
Speak to local Elders, mentors and role models from the community.
Present work and coding solutions to an audience of their peers.
Complete digital projects to continue learning from home and beyond.
Female participants in Deadly Coders 2021 - twice the industry average!
Total students receiving free STEM education to date in Deadly Coders 2021
Curriculums and program types, dedicated to teaching in-demand STEM skills
Closing the Gap by providing fully funded, accessible and exciting coding & STEM programs to Indigenous students.
Early positive experiences with STEM are a powerful influence, leading kids to confidently choose STEM fields in academia & career.
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 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 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 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 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.