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Blake Chapman

Marine biologist and shark advocate
Blake Chapman combines her science and communication skills to bust myths about sharks

Katrina Lo Sourdo

Robotics engineer
Katrina Lo Surdo studied electrical and computer engineering before landing her dream job at the cutting edge of robotics.

Sujita Khadka

Civil engineer
Studying a Diploma in Civil Engineering is a huge deal for any woman, let alone a woman in a developing country.

Kelsie Clarke

Engineers Without Borders Director
Systems engineer and Engineers Without Borders Australia non-executive director Kelsie Clarke wants the world to know that engineering is for everyone.

Tom Fahy

Decision scientist, DST
Although formally trained as an engineer, Thomas landed a pretty unique gig in Defence

Daniel Butler

Hydrodynamicist, DST
Daniel Butler took his childhood love of Lego, aeroplane models and puzzles and turned it into a career.

Monique Hollick

Space Systems Engineer, DST
Monique and her team design daily mission plans, check the health and performance of satellites and conduct maintenance on ground stations.

Alex Rassau

Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Alex Rassau leads PhD students in ground-breaking research to create the next generation of robots.

Taylah Griffin

Aircraft engineer
Taylah Griffin hadn’t spent much time on planes before signing up for a degree in aerospace engineering – now she has a seriously cool grad gig testing top-end military aircraft.

Louise Samios

Medical tech student manager
Louise Samios’ own medical experiences led to her study pathway at UTS and an amazing career.

Annabelle Luu

Telecommunications engineer
When Annabelle Luu isn’t nailing her career ambitions in telecommunications engineering, she’s a car buff, tech fiend and amateur weightlifter.

Lina Abd Rahim

Biomedical engineer-to-be
Lina Abd Rahim originally wanted to be a doctor, but then she discovered biomedical engineering.

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Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

Male teacher standing with high school students looking a laptop
Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report