Marita Cheng, Chinese Australian Achievers

As part of the One Million Stories Exhibition, the Chinese Museum acknowledges high-achieving Chinese Australian community members who have contributed immensely to education, science, the arts, business, food culture, sport and medicine in contemporary Australian society and culture.

Marita Cheng, Tech Founder & CEO

As an innovative leader in robotics, Marita Cheng has been recognised on Forbes lists for '30 Under 30' and 'the World's Top 50 Women in Tech'. She was also awarded Young Australian of the Year in 2012. With an already impressive resume, Marita founded Aubot (a telepresence robotics company), cofounded Aipoly (an app specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired), and started up Robogals, which aims to inspire a new wave of women to study engineering through robotics workshops.