General Manager, Code Club Australia
About Kelly Tagalan
Kelly Tagalan is the General Manager of Code Club Australia. Kelly made her way into education starting in San Francisco's most impacted urban schools. Her career segued into technology when she came to Sydney for a career break- and she found her way at the crossroads between education and the tech industry and help launch a movement in Australia to #getkidscoding. Code Club is a global network of free coding clubs for kids across the world represented in 120 countries- there are 1500 in Australia- the largest network of clubs outside of the UK. Code Club is working to change the perceptions and entry point at which kids, especially those in regional and under represented communities in Australia get access to quality STEM education. Kelly believes that STEM skills give children everywhere the skill, confidence and opportunity to shape their world.