We asked Science & Technology AU CEO, Kylie Walker; Refraction Media Head of Content Heather Catchpole; Refraction Media CEO/Publisher, Karen Taylor-Brown; and CodeRangers CEO, Nicola O’Brien; why we need more women in STEM.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked Katrina Falkner, Dean of Engineering at the University of Adelaide; Dr Rebecca Vivian of CSER; Dr Noushin Nasiri of UTS; Mitch Klenner of ANSTO; and Sarah Chapman, STEM Educator; why we need more women in STEM.
Homeward bound is a gender bias forum held on the most remote continent on earth. This year, 78 participants travelled to Antarctica to identify and combat issues facing women in STEM. We spoke to two women about how the initiative brings hope for tomorrow’s female leaders.
We’ve compiled a list of our favourites quotes, including career and life advice, from some of the Women in STEM we’ve profiled. Treat yourself to these strong words of wisdom from even stronger women. Happy International Women’s Day!
Need a push in the right direction? Tell us about your dream job, and we’ll match you to one of the top 10 graduate employers in STEM – as voted by graduates!
Meet the 7 people who found their niche in a computer science career; from networking farms, to a startup that makes coding fun.
Postgraduate researcher at ANSTO, Mitch Klenner never thought he’d be working in nuclear medicine. Now, it’s his passion; through trial-and-error he’s paving the way for nuclear medicines to detect and eradicate disease.
Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It’s a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.
The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
Entrepreneur is a buzz-word right now for good reason; people that build something from nothing have motivational advice for us all, entrepreneur or not!
Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.
Shanika Kuruppu, software engineer at Google, shares her favourite things, career tips that have helped her out and what’s coming up on her horizon!