Shahirah Co-Founded data intelligence and financial tech company Finch in 2016. Two years prior in 2014 she was the Founder and Director of Launchcode PR which is a boutique consultancy focused on helping startups build brand awareness, establish trust and connect with the audiences that matter most to their business.

As a board member of Girls in Tech, a global not-for-profit organisation, and a previous PR director of Startup Victoria’s Female Founders Committee, Shahirah is a passionate advocate for empowering women in STEM and entrepreneurship.