Catholic girls in the Diocese of Parramatta winners in the search for the ‘Next Tech Girl Superhero’


Well done to female students at Nagle College, Blacktown, St Patrick's Marist College and Our Lady of the Nativity Primary, Lawson for being announced state finalists and runners up in the 2016 Tech Girls with Superpowers competition - showing that the next generation of technology experts are all females aged between nine and 16 years old.

The Tech Girl Superhero challenge is a Tech Girls Movement initiative, a non-profit organisation founded by Jenine Beekhuyzen dedicated to promote positive role models and getting more girls into technology studies and careers.

The competition encourages school groups from across the country to get involved in information technology by drafting, creating, coding and producing an app over a few months. Each group is given a mentor who works in the technology industry.

Out of a field of 75 teams who entered into this competition, Nagle students were awarded Secondary School State Finalists for their app called 'Amuse'. The purpose of their app is to relieve daily stress for both teenagers and adults through means of education and entertainment.

Nagle College


St Patrick's Marist College received a NSW ’runner up' award for their app ‘AppLetic’ designed to managed sports teams and source players.

St Pats Marist Dundas


Girls at Our Lady of the Nativity Primary, Lawson also received a NSW 'runner up' award in the primary category of the the 2016 Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero with their app ‘Mountains Adventurer’.

Or Lady of the Nativity Lawson


Congratulations to all the students involved.

Posted By CathEd Parra at 11/10/2016 3:34:36 PM

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