Kate Kirwin

Programs Coordinator

As the Programs Co-ordinator at Spacecubed, Kate is responsible for providing opportunities for innovators through accelerator programs and hackathons; facilitating capability for innovation and business growth in regional areas; building community impact through partnering with schools and social enterprises; and fostering corporate innovation.

Kate is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and innovation. She is the founder of Perth Web Girls, an organisation that seeks to create technology and entrepreneurial career pathways for women by helping them develop coding skills. She has worked to send Perth Web Girls into regional WA, as well as partnering with Bankwest to create, find funding for, and facilitate a coding workshop for female staff members.

Latest Posts

22
Jan
Programs

Over 400 women have registered for the Perth{web}Girls coding workshop this November 3.

22
Jan
Programs

For 3 years now, Spacecubed has held a free bi-annual event called Perth{Web}Girls to encourage female participants to learn how to code with no experience necessary. Our March event hosted at FLUX received registrations reaching over capacity, and two weekends ago, for the first time, a spin-off event was launched.

22
Jan
Announcements

Spacecubed is proud to show its support for marriage equality and will be displaying our support through our logo on social media during the course of the postal survey.

22
Jan
Programs

Spacecubed is proud to announce our new partnership with South Metro Health Service to provide startups access to WA’s largest hospital and an executive team focused on digital health innovation, through the Plus Eight Health Hack.

22
Jan
Programs

A crucial part of increasing the speed of innovation in Perth is more local companies targeting global markets for their products and services.

22
Jan
Programs

Startup Weekend #10, a global program backed by Google and Techstars, kicked off in Perth at Spacecubed Friday 12th May

22
Jan
Programs

According to the Industry Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum, women currently make up the majority of those enrolled in university in nearly 100 countries. Despite this fact, “expanding the talent pool” lags behind as a perceived rationale for promoting gender parity. As market forces transform industries to favour technological skills, women only hold 26 percent of all tech jobs across the developed world.

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