In the media

I am passionate about all things tech, especially increasing the diversity to make NZ Tech a better place to be. I am available for speaking engagements, or can write for your publication.

To contact me, email me on kiaora@vivianchandra.com, or of course, you can find me on LinkedIn

In New Zealand, ‘Hello’ has become ‘kia ora’. Will that save the Māori Language?

Can New Zealanders save the endangered Māori language? Article from Time.com

Women’s Self Defense w/ Vivian Chandra

Interviewed by 95bFM on an upcoming self-defence session for refugee and migrant women

On the Rag: We made our own safety video for women (WATCH)

It was a bunch of fun hanging out with Michèle A’Court, Leonie Hayden and Alex Casey talking self-defence, confidence and how to turn your fear into righteous anger

New Minecraft tutorial entirely in te reo Māori

Māori Television’s online news featured a clip about Hour of Code and OMGTech!

Learning to code in te reo Māori!

OMGTech! was sponsored by Microsoft NZ to translate the Minecraft activity on Hour of Code for 2018. Here, I talk about how awesome it is on Māori TV’s Kawekōrero programme

Hackathon with a mission: Tamariki and tech

A call for ICT organisations to help build a platform that will connect volunteers to teach the new digital curriculum

Dealing with the digital divide

As the world turns digital, a vanguard of IT professionals are championing their profession to the millennials.

‘You don’t really know tech, until you’ve explained it to a kid who’s never played with it before’

How and why OMGTech! is bringing digital education to underserved Kiwi communities