Women in STEM
Looking for role models, mentors, speakers and generally amazing people working in science, technology, engineering and maths ?
We’re proud to have profiled more than 75 women in STEM and look forward to bringing you many more stories of people combining STEM with their ‘X’ – their passion, interest or another field.
Maggie McGowan is using maths in her fashion business, Magpie Goose, to create employment opportunities for Indigenous artists in the Northern Territory
Lauren D'Aprano uses maths everyday in her small business that creates planet-friendly fork-and-spoon carry cases (that are pretty, too!)
Technology scout, Ann Damien found her happy medium combining her skills in marketing and business with a career in medtech
Michelle is an archaeologist with Griffith University, studying ornaments and tools that tell us about human behavioural uniqueness
Marielle of Miss Aerospace is becoming the female engineering role model she never had.
You don't have to be a medical doctor to be a health hero. Dr Noushin Nasiri is a materials engineer, saving lives with medical devices.
Futurist Kristin Alford forgoes traditional career paths to forge a hugely successful career that's entirely unique
Analytical chemistry researcher Amy Heffernan uses roundworms to better understand dementia
Minh Nga Nguyen is competing in the BHP awards with her bamboo biochar; a recycled water filter and renewable fertiliser
At 15 years old, Angelina has already invented two types of biodegradable plastic which have seen her compete in the BHP awards.
A determination to help others steered Melanie Sefton towards a career in occupational therapy
Vivian Chan is the go-getter and entrepreneur that owes her strong start in business to UQ