We help organisations harness the innovative power of diversity

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Customised Diversity Training Programs

Our training program is designed to accelerate your organisation’s shift towards a more diverse and innovative workplace. We will assess your organisation’s current culture, provide recommendations to better align you to best practice and deliver capacity building training to key staff.
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Expert Speakers

We connect organisations with top industry experts from varied backgrounds. Through encouraging diversity of opinion and expertise, organisations can increase the breadth of discussion for conferences or events, while ensuring all conference attendees - regardless of background - feel welcome and included.
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Inclusive Hack Days & Events

We develop hack days and events to ignite the innovation within your organisation. Tailored to your organisation's specific goals, these inclusive events provide unique experiences that promote teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
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Recruitment

It will take diverse teams to make products that will appeal to changing demographics. Numerous studies have shown that diverse teams are not only more effective, but also more innovative. We can assist organisations with all stages of recruitment, including advertisement, interviewing and application review, to support your organisation's ability to attract and retain top talent from diverse backgrounds.

Our Team

Kate Raynes-Goldie, BA (hons), PhD

kate 2015Honoured as WAITTA Incite’s Professional Achiever of the Year for 2015/16 for her work supporting diversity and growth in WA’s games and tech industries, Kate is an entrepreneur, diversity expert, researcher, educator, community activator, game designer and advocate for women in tech. She has lead a variety of inclusive, collaborative and innovative projects with a variety of stakeholders in Canada and Australia, including Perth’s first Alternate Reality Game, Ghost Town (nearly 10 years before Pokemon Go); a privacy literacy game co-created with children that was funded by the Privacy Commission of Canada; an Aboriginal culture game created with Weerianna Street media in Roebourne, Western Australia; and PrivacyCampTO, an open ‘unconference’ funded by Mozilla for citizens, researchers and practitioners to come together to address privacy and surveillance issues. Kate also lead usability testing in Nigeria for TakingITGlobal — an NGO with a strong user base on the African continent — for their web platform redesign.

Kate has spoken at SXSW, TEDxPerth and PAX Australia and has received multiple international awards and accolades for her work — most recently she was named one of the most influential women in the games industry in Australia and New Zealand by MCV Pacific for the second year running. Kate is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University, where she holds a PhD in internet studies and is the Director of the Games and Interactive Program at FTI.

 

Alex Raynes-Goldie, BArch (hons)

alex imageAlex is a researcher, space activator and advocate for inclusive, accessible and sustainable spaces. She holds a degree in architecture with experience across a range of award winning socially and environmentally responsive architecture and urban design projects. Working in the traditionally male dominated field of architecture has provided Alex with a passion for supporting diversity and inclusion, it has also given her the first hand experience needed to make change.

Alex was a finalist for the Landcorp Gen Y Housing Competition, which encouraged architects to design innovative, flexible and sustainable housing to suit Gen Y homeowners in White Gum Valley, WA’s first One Planet Community. Alex was also part of a team that created the multi award-winning space activation game, Gentrification: The Game, which was played in Brooklyn, London, Toronto and Berlin.

 


Contact

PO Box 1047
Fremantle, Western Australia
6959
Australia

Tel: +61 404 973 970

Email: kate@raynesgoldie.com

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