Giving women a taste for technical careers
Meet the judges
Faye Walshe is director of innovation at the Robert Walters Group. Faye has worked for the Group since 2003, looking after marketing activity in APAC from Sydney, then transferring to London to oversee the growing network of Robert Walters EMEA offices.
Faye ensures our clients benefit from truly innovative recruitment outsourcing solutions. Her team monitors consumer trends which shape our recruitment and HR landscape, seeks out disruptive recruitment technology for trial, and challenges our existing processes and service offerings to ensure that our clients are always up to date with the latest thinking.
Jodie Gillespie, a technology recruitment specialist with 16 years’ experience, is the associate director of Robert Walters Australia. Heading up our successful tech and transformation division, Jodie and her team recruit permanent, fixed term and contract professionals across Western Australia in a range of sectors, including financial services, mining, not for profit, professional services and education.
Over the last four years, Jodie has championed Robert Walters partnership with She Codes, to inspire women and push for greater gender diversity in tech.
Kate Kirwin is the founder and lead organiser of She Codes. Kate is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and innovation - running hackathons, accelerators and entrepreneur programs for Spacecubed.
In 2015, Kate founded She Codes, a program that has taught more than 4500 women to code over the last six years. Kate is also very involved in the startup ecosystem, working with innovation hub Spacecubed, and its programs supporting entrepreneurs. Kate was recently awarded the West Australian Rising Star award and is a nominee for this year's Business News 40under40.
Anle-Marne Pretorius is a technologist specialising in digital transformation with a passion for demystifying technological barriers. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of technology, currently serving as the Practice Director for Modern Work and Digital for the Western Region at Empired, an international consulting firm founded in Western Australia.
Anle-Marne is insanely curious about business and technology, solving complex issues and connecting with people.
About the partners
ROBERT WALTERS GROUP
Robert Walters Group is a global recruitment group committed to powering people and organisations to fulfil their unique potential. Playing a critical role in the hiring process for thousands of clients and candidates worldwide, we take seriously our responsibility to promote diverse hiring in the global workforce.
For more information, visit www.robertwaltersgroup.com.
She Codes is a movement focussed on empowering women to enter tech careers. Powered by innovation hub, Spacecubed, She Codes is on a mission to teach women coding skills, get women into technical careers, and build communities of like-minded women. She Codes vision is to increase diversity in tech by inspiring 100,000 women across Australia by 2025.
For more information, visit shecodes.com.au.