Careers with STEM: 2021, by numbers 

Careers with STEM 2021
How was your year? We've wrapped up ours with maths and data. Image: Shutterstock

What a crazy year! This week we’re celebrating our 2021 wins, while thanking our awesome readers, followers, sponsors and role models

2021 wasn’t all bad. For Careers with STEM the last 12 months have been all about smashing stereotypes, celebrating diversity and making fun, accessible careers content. 

So, what does a STEM careers hub do? Let the maths do the talking!

Here, we’ve mined and analysed 12 months full of data – from both our physical and digital offerings – and come up with a highlight reel that we’re pretty proud of. 

This year, we’re raising our coffees to: 

Media and engagement 

12,853 social media followers
37,590 YouTube views
961 LinkedIn followers
37,663 accounts reached on insta reels
64 newsletters sent

Careers with STEM

68,500 magazines distributed
8 photoshoots
107 STEM role models featured
52,554 page views across all profiles
305 articles published
996,130 page views
2 competitions run


6 physical events
8 webinars hosted
1,000 parents, teachers and students reached

Equality, diversity and inclusion

61% of role models featured culturally diverse
63% of role models featured women and girls
15% of role models featured First Nations
1 Indigenous magazine produced

Science Meets Business

Science Meet Business celebrates news at the nexus of innovation, research and business and is produced by Careers with STEM publishers, Refraction Media.

96 stories published
32,000 people reached
2 webinars hosted
12 eNewsletters sent

Wishing you a safe and happy holidays, with love from Careers with STEM


Cassie Steel

Author: Cassie Steel

As Refraction’s digital editor, Cassie Steel spends her days researching robots and stalking famous scientists on Twitter.


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