Kiri is an iraoho-intern for Matū, responsible for helping with research for Matū’s market intelligence activities and due diligence operations.
She has a double degree in Computer Science and a First Class Honours in Classics from the University of Otago. Deeply passionate about addressing major inequalities throughout STEM, she has been involved with multiple organisations and projects aimed at addressing gender and socioeconomic disparities within Computer Science at Otago and beyond. She is also a large proponent of the value that the arts brings into STEM education and industry.
Outside of academics, Kiri has been involved with the Otago Momentum Committee and the Return on Science Digital Technologies Committee. She has been a part of multiple international and national award programmes, including GAPSummit 2020, Infinite Possibilities: 100 Women in STEM, New Zealand Emerging Leader Award in Digital Technologies, and the New Zealand Government Women in STEM Scholarship.