Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen

Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen OAM is a trailblazing scientist whose work revolves around fostering community, instilling courage, and building connections. As an influential thought leader, she conveys her insights through engaging keynote speeches, a prolific collection of books that have reached over half a million young readers, and a substantial body of over 70 peer-reviewed academic articles published internationally.

For more than a decade, she's dedicated herself to inspiring young women in technology through her work at the Tech Girls Movement Foundation. She's also made significant contributions in academia, guiding doctoral students at Research Central and taking the reins as an executive producer for an innovative new TV series.

Jenine champions the importance of belonging and asserts that everyone has the right to feel included. Her experience leading more than 40 school girls on a journey to pitch their apps in Silicon Valley showcases her expertise across various domains. Regardless of the specific community, Jenine's core values and forward-thinking vision shine through, setting a positive trajectory for the future.