Mikaela Jade

CEO and founder ∙ Indigital

Mikaela Jade - Indigital
Mikaela Jade Indigital workshop

Mikaela Jade, CEO and founder of Indigital, is part of our preview line up for Semi Permanent Sydney, 2021.

Semi Permanent Sydney - 12 August 2021, 1:00 pm - Carriageworks
Mikaela Jade is a Cabrogal Woman of the Dharug-speaking Nation of Sydney. Her company Indigital is closing the digital divide for 400 Million First Peoples by teaching cutting edge digital skills in augmented and mixed reality, Python coding and using Minecraft Education Edition to support Indigenous decision-making. 
The Indigital Team is 83% female and Indigenous and work remotely from Country. In only 6 months, Indigital’s flagship program Indigital Schools has worked with 1000 students across Australia to improve their understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through teaching fourth industrial revolution technologies. Mikaela is a World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality member, an Alumni of Tribal Link Foundation (NYC) and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. Mikaela is on Microsoft Australia’s Reconciliation Action Plan Advisory Board, and Advisory Board for Project Rockit, Country Needs People and the Pollination Foundation. Mikaela will be completing her 3Ai Master of Applied Cybernetics at ANU in 2021."

"Through our work and programs at Indigital we are bridging the digital divide for 400 Million First Peoples who currently do not have equal access to digital futures. As Australia’s first edu-tech company we intertwine cultural knowledge and 4th industrial revolution technologies to create digital skills programs that ensure our young people are equipped with the knowledge to create vibrant futures."

—Mikaela Jade

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