Rinku is a first-generation migrant who a few years ago re-started her life in Australia with a few dollars in hand and a small child. Without any family or support, she raised through the challenges of being marginalised as a woman, single parent and a first-generation migrant.
Rinku is the founder and CEO of Connections – a multilingual, mobile app that uses data and API to connect migrants with their community, jobs and settlement information.
Rinku believes in driving tech for good. She combines her personal journey of a first-generation migrant with professional achievement of being a technology consultant to build an optimum delivery model for Connections.
Rinku is an Agile champion having successfully implemented Agile transformations across various large financial institutions. Her strong knowledge and passion for Agile, Digital and Data Analytics is often utilized by senior management when drafting strategic roadmaps for market lead capability uplift.
Rinku loves getting involved in Think-Tank sessions to encourage young Australians to initiate or deliver ideas using lean start-up.
She is a proud migrant who wishes to inspire many more like her, especially women, to drive equality and inclusion.
In her current role as a migrant ambassador and ‘tech nerd’, Rinku utilizes her experience in various senior management positions held across financial services to build business acumen and scalable technology solutions which drive global social impact.
Rinku’s story has made her an in demand speaker for conferences, events and podcasts.