Michelle “Mish” Mannering is a Developer Community Manager for GitHub enabling developer community groups and organizations to reach their greatest potential. Also known as Australia’s “Hackathon Queen”, Mish runs hackathon events focused on solving tough problems. You’ll often find her on stage MC’ing or speaking on a range of topics from artificial intelligence, to business, community engagement, the future of work, and esports. An avid startup entrepreneur Michelle understands the in and out’s of successful tech companies; her latest business venture is Raine Scooters, a stylish and high-powered electric scooter company.
Vanessa Gennarelli (@mozzadrella) is the Director of GitHub Education, helping the next generation of developers make their best work. GitHub Education has helped 1.7 million developers learn to code, and supports more than 19,000 schools worldwide. She holds a Master’s in Technology, Innovation and Education from Harvard University and is a former Research Intern at the MIT Media Lab.
Kim Estoesta is a Visual Designer in the Marketing Creative team. A talented artist with a deep appreciation for the imperfections of fine art, Kim believes “Anybody can be a designer, and being an artist it's just a way of thinking”. Kim is instrumental in the branding of the Git Merge conferences. She is also the creator of the “Visible at Github Project” a project designed to highlight and elevate people of marginalized identities at GitHub.