• Melanie Keyte

    Bangladeshi brainiac Bristy is an inspiration for girls

    by  • July 12, 2013 • Melanie Keyte, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The International Olympiad in Informatics has traditionally been a male-dominated competition, a trend Bristy Sikder from Bangladesh is hoping to change. Bristy, who was the only female competitor to medal in the 2012 IOI, says she hopes to inspire other females to start competing in the prestigious computer-programming competition. “I think if anybody tries,...

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    International Olympiad builds both knowledge and friendships

    by  • July 7, 2013 • Melanie Keyte, reporters, stories • 1 Comment

    While their classmates are enjoying the winter school holidays, eight talented students will be representing Australia in the 25th International Olympiad in Informatics being held in Brisbane. Starting on Monday July 8, the Australians will be competing with more than 300 other students from over 80 countries for the gold medal in the prestigious...

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