Michelle Mannering

Hackathon Queen®™ | Founder | Esports Queen @ GitHub

Michelle “MishManners” Mannering, is a multi-talented personality in the tech and gaming communities. As a developer advocate 🥑, she has made significant contributions to GitHub and the is known for her expertise in sharing technical knowledge. She is also a respected leader in the hackathon community, having won, organised, and mentored at numerous events.

Mish is a successful entrepreneur and founder, having co-founded several companies. She has been a driving force in Melbourne’s entrepreneurial culture and sits at the forefront of the city’s science, tech, esports, and startup scenes. She has been instrumental in pioneering esports to become mainstream and has been recognised as an influential woman in the industry. Throughout her career, Mish has been a dedicated advocate for diversity, inclusion, and community building, inspiring others to pursue their passions in tech, gaming, and entrepreneurship. You’ll often catch her at an event or speaking on stage!