Speakers Profile - Rae Johnston










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Rae Johnston is the Editor of Junkee and host of That Startup Show alongside Benjamin Law.

A proud Wiradjuri woman, Rae is passionate about Indigenous Science – a topic she promotes as a member of the STREAMS network and explores hosting NITV’s children’s series Rewired. Rae also makes regular appearances hosting The Feed and Small Business Secrets.

With almost a decade of experience appearing on every national television and radio news program in Australia, Rae is a leading commentator on all things science, technology, video games and geek culture.

Rae is an enthusiastic, professional and passionate MC, hosting conferences and festivals all over the country.

Rae is a part of the prestigious “brains trust” Leonardos group for The Science Gallery Melbourne, a Mentor with The Working Lunch program supporting entry-level women in STEM and an Ambassador for both St Vincent De Paul and the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge.