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 engagement, or can write for your publication.

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Women’s Self Defense w/ Vivian Chandra

Originally aired on 95bfm on May 1st 2019 The Women’s Self-Defence Network Wahine Toa hosted a free self defence session for refugee and migrant women and other marginalised genders along with free lunch and childcare. Lillian Hanly speaks with Vivian Chandra from the Network  to find out more about the event and discuss why it is important … Continue reading Women’s Self Defense w/ Vivian Chandra

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

Originally posted on Spinoff – Thanks On The Rag Pod! In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden get real about women and safety. Fasten your seatbelts and hold onto your tits, the seventh episode of On the Rag … Continue reading On the Rag: We made our own safety video for women (WATCH)

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