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
Due to the tragic events of Christchurch, the Techfugees New Zealand team has decided to postpone all events (meetups, hackathon) for a few weeks. Our deepest brotherly thoughts are heading for them. Updates to come on their Meetup’s group.
- 25-26 May 2019, Wellington: Koraunui Stokes Valley Hackathon (part of Techweek NZ 2019!)
⏮ 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 like to play soccer and take an active role in other community activities, as well as spend time with family and friends.
Do you want to volunteer your skills for Techfugees NZ? Please, fill in this form!
Are you considering to support and partner with Techfugees NZ? Please contact them at email@example.com.
Stay in touch
- 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)