Kaye-Maree Dunn, a Maori woman entrepreneur, New Zealand
A discussion with Kaye-Maree Dunn, a Maori woman entrepreneur with an impressive record in mentoring and business.
Kaye-Maree is a tech entrepreneur from Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāi Te Rangikoianaake, Ngāti Mahanga me Ngāi Tāmanuhiri and resides in Wainuiomata Wellington. She is fascinated with family, community and technology and has been working in the realm of Maori and Community development for over 18 years.
Kaye-Maree’s career has spanned Child Youth and Family, The Dept of Labour, The Māori Land Court, NZ Maori Tourism and Community Housing and she has recently been involved in Social Enterprise Development, Governance Training and Whānau Ora Facilitation and Planning – particularly with hard to reach families.
Kaye-Maree was the previous Contracted Special Projects Manager with Māori Womens Development Inc and the current Managing Director of Making Everything Achievable and technology businesses Indigital Blockchain Limited and digital identity and Traditional Knowledge platform Āhau www.ahau.io
Kaye-Maree is passionate about technology and the potential it can bring to marginalised communities as well as the significant opportunity that indigenous people can bring to the tech sector.
Kaye-Maree is very interested in helping to forge strong relationshiops between Maori and Asia especially in the area of trade, building relationships and also the potential of increased exchange programmes between indigenous tribes (especially youth) and Asia.
Currently Kaye-Maree designed and is training indigenous people into Digital Marketing Technology programme through the Ka Hao i te Ao programme https://www.twh.co.nz/ka-hao-programme