Emily loves technology, podcasts, follows the startup scene in Brisbane and abroad, and is passionate about learning (languages - spoken and programming, dancing, psychology, economics and philosophy).
Emily started Coding Kids because she could see that through fun, wholesome, productive activities children can learn digital literacy, a valuable and transferable skill. Today we live in a new world led by an expansion of new ideas.
Emily received an award as Community Digital Champion (2016) as part of the Advance Queensland Initiative.
Emily has worked as:
- a traffic and transport engineer
- a teacher at a German-English bilingual kindergarten and at English language holiday programs for primary and secondary students in Germany
- a Mentor at CoderDojo
- a high school physics, maths and chemistry tutor
- the Community Cause Accounts Manager at Gifts4Good, a local social enterprise which provides innovative fundraising for non-profits and community groups.
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Watch the Vine video of Emily as she receives her award from Leeanne Enoch MP for Community Digital Champion