As a member of the Telstra Unconference organising committee, it was really great to see our first event of 2021 in April go so well.
In my experience with people with disabilities, no one with special needs wants to be treated in a special way. What they want is to be spoken to in the same way and with the same respect, as everybody else. They also want the environment to enable them but without big signs saying “disability here”.
From an early age, I really enjoyed puzzles. Maybe those children’s puzzle books paved the way for my interest in engineering, a career full of problem-solving. It can’t be a coincidence that coding and solving puzzles give me the same feeling of satisfaction... thanks Mum for the books!
As I got older, the excitement of the ever-changing tech industry and range of new consumer devices really piqued my interest. And once you become the 'go-to techie' for friends and family, they'll never let you choose any other career.
For my commercial marketing team here at Telstra, agile working has become an incredibly important part of our daily working lives.
Agility has improved our workflow, increased the quality of our output and enabled us to better understand and deliver on our customers’ needs.
The thing that gets me really excited about engineering and technology, and why I love doing what...