Techfugees’ local chapter in New Zealand kicked off in January 2019.
📰 Read all the Techugees’ news here
🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here
⏮ 2019, June 6th, Wellington: Come meet Techfugees New Zealand’s first hack-born #tech4refugees projects!
⏮ 2019, May 25-26, Wellington: Koraunui Stokes Valley Hackathon
⏮ 2019, February 12th, Wellington: Inaugural meetup
The Core Team
Techfugees NZ is lead by:
Rochelle Stewart-Allen, Wellington
With a passion for transparency and accountability, Rochelle has long been a believer in the principles of equality, fairness and justice. Describing herself as an Intrapreneur, she works to wrangle change from inside existing systems and drive social change. Her focus is on driving active engagement between civil society, government, business, and academia.
Jude Opira Bidong, Wellington
Jude is currently working as a Data services Administrator for Vector Advanced Metering Services. Before joining Vector, he worked in a variety of roles in the IT, Retail, warehouse industries to mention a few.
However, when not at work he likes to play soccer and take an active role in other community activities, as well as spend time with family and friends.
🙋♀️ Join the team! Volunteer your skills! 🙋♂️
Stay in touch
- Hackathon connecting former refugees with tech – Re:news (June 2019)
- Using tech to improve New Zealand resettlement – Host International (June 2019)
- Techfugees NZ Hackathon – Access Radio Interview (May 2019)
- Connecting former refugees with IT in Stokes Valley – Scoop (March 2019)
- Techfugees launches New Zealand Chapter – Scoop (January 2019)
- Techfugees comes to New Zealand – Computerworld (January 2019)