Winners announced in the 2018 #TechDiversity Awards
Melbourne, September 27, 2018 The #TechDiversity Foundation have announced the winners of the 2018 #TechDiversity Awards at the Annual Awards and Gala event. The prestigious #TechDiversity Awards were established to recognise and honour those individuals and groups who are actively raising awareness and creating change through diversity initiatives and programs.
Deirdre Diamante, co-founder of the #TechDiversity Foundation, expresses her pride in the winners, “These organisations are leading lights across Melbourne’s tech industry and their commitment to diversity and inclusion is yielding real results. We couldn’t be prouder to showcase the dedication and incredible work of our deserving winners.”
#TechDiversity Award trophies were presented to four organisations across government, business, education and media, with a special award presented by Hon Philip Dalidakis MP, the Victorian Minister for Trade & Investment, Innovation & the Digital Economy, Small Business.
The award winners are:
- Minister’s Diversity Award
VIC ICT for Women, Grad Girls Program
- Business Award
Outcome.life, Connecting Internationals into the Startup EcoSystem
- Education Award
Queerly Represent Me
- Media Award
REA Group, Women In Technology Program
- Government Award
Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Rise at DHHS
Nominees in all sectors reflect a true cross-section of large and small organisations from across the tech industry. Organisations that received merit recognitions for their notable programs include BeInSync, Telstra, FST Media, Code for Australia, City of Melbourne, Work180, University of Melbourne, Deakin University, Digital Technology Advisory Committee, The Yield, and Paddl Co.
For a complete list of all the nominees and more information, visit https://techdiversity.awardsplatform.com/gallery/jVzmEvwQ
Entries for the 2019 edition of the awards will open in April.
About the #TechDiversity Foundation
2015, the #TechDiversity Foundation is committed to amplifying diversity awareness and achieving a culture of inclusion, through conversation, collaboration and action among a committed technology community. The Foundation is spearheaded by a core team of volunteers representing Mia Consulting Services, Method9, Nexec Leaders, and MizTee.
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TechDiversity Awards Press Release 2018