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StartupAUS and ACS have welcomed Labor’s Girls into Code initiative which would see $4.5m in grants put towards supporting girls into learning code
If the proposition "A robot in every home" sounds like a fantasy, a touch dystopian even, then you haven't met Marita Cheng, Mechatronics Engineering student at Melbourne University and serial entrepreneur, at the tender age of 22.
Marita Cheng's drive to energize young girls about engineering and science has lost not one erg of energy since 2009, when she was added to that year's 30under30 list. If anything, her drive has kicked into another gear.
Marita Cheng is still at university (studying a mechatronics engineering and computer science double-degree), but she already owns and runs two businesses.