Carly O'Connor

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Carly O'Connor

Sharing rides and sharing digital knowledge

Carly O’Connor is Senior Marketing Manager with rideshare company Uber. Carly has a real drive to share her knowledge about and passion for digital technology – to make a difference in people’s lives.

Carly is a tireless advocate for digital literacy. She uses much of her own time speaking to high school students, mentoring university students, conducting workshops, and sharing her skills with disadvantaged groups and community organisations to increase their opportunities in the digital economy. She encourages charities especially to use technology platforms to make fundraising faster, more efficient and easier for consumers.

In her work and her spare time, Carly engages with the community, supporting universities, high schools, charities and other groups to build both digital awareness and digital confidence.

Examples of Carly’s activities include:

  • using the Uber app to support Red Cross and Oz Harvest

  • mentoring high school and university students

  • university internship programs

  • building relationships with organisations like the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), Red Cross, Starlight Children’s Foundation and Oz Harvest

  • professional projects: Connection Planning Digital Workshops (Domino’s Pizza) UberASSIST, UberREDCROSS, Access to flexible working, Dress for Success.

  • digital initiatives like Domino Pizza’s unique Pizza Mogul charity fundraising concept

  • providing professional support, experience and insight to small businesses

In her role as a digital champion, Carly is well placed to continue her impressive work by:

  • supporting Starlight, Red Cross, Oz Harvest and other charities to use digital platforms to boost their fundraising

  • leading Empowering Women’s initiatives

  • leading and supporting intern programs with QUT, University of the Sunshine Coast and

    University of Queensland (UQ).

  • leading and supporting an intern and mentor program with AIME

  • developing UberASSIST for people with disabilities

  • trialling a pilot with Dress for Success

  • working with university students and faculty to solve campus traffic congestion.

Carly is nominated by: Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia

Carly O'Connor

Sharing rides and sharing digital knowledge

Carly O’Connor is Senior Marketing Manager with rideshare company Uber. Carly has a real drive to share her knowledge about and passion for digital technology – to make a difference in people’s lives.

Carly is a tireless advocate for digital literacy. She uses much of her own time speaking to high school students, mentoring university students, conducting workshops, and sharing her skills with disadvantaged groups and community organisations to increase their opportunities in the digital economy. She encourages charities especially to use technology platforms to make fundraising faster, more efficient and easier for consumers.

In her work and her spare time, Carly engages with the community, supporting universities, high schools, charities and other groups to build both digital awareness and digital confidence.

Examples of Carly’s activities include:

  • using the Uber app to support Red Cross and Oz Harvest

  • mentoring high school and university students

  • university internship programs

  • building relationships with organisations like the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), Red Cross, Starlight Children’s Foundation and Oz Harvest

  • professional projects: Connection Planning Digital Workshops (Domino’s Pizza) UberASSIST, UberREDCROSS, Access to flexible working, Dress for Success.

  • digital initiatives like Domino Pizza’s unique Pizza Mogul charity fundraising concept

  • providing professional support, experience and insight to small businesses

In her role as a digital champion, Carly is well placed to continue her impressive work by:

  • supporting Starlight, Red Cross, Oz Harvest and other charities to use digital platforms to boost their fundraising

  • leading Empowering Women’s initiatives

  • leading and supporting intern programs with QUT, University of the Sunshine Coast and

    University of Queensland (UQ).

  • leading and supporting an intern and mentor program with AIME

  • developing UberASSIST for people with disabilities

  • trialling a pilot with Dress for Success

  • working with university students and faculty to solve campus traffic congestion.

Carly is nominated by: Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia

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