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.
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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.
We asked Lily Serna, Data Analyst at Atlassian; Lillian Caruana, undergrad at UNSW; and Amy Heffernan, Applied Chemist; 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!
Many care careers are still plagued by damaging stereotypes. We spoke to social worker Artemicia and nurse Gavin, about how they’ve renounced these stereotypes and created flourishing care careers!
On Tuguy Esgin’s first day as an Aboriginal health worker, he was shocked by his first patient’s health markers. He’s decided to tackle noncommunicable diseases in Indigenous health through exercise and sports science.
On February 16, UTS is hosting Sydney Women Startup Weekend for women who are interested in learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.
Take an inspirational look into the lives of female engineering students that fight against gender norms and use their strengths to diversify the industry.
“How can we win at the innovation game if half of our potential engineers are not taking part in the race?” UNSW aims to raise female engineering enrolments up to 30% – almost double the national average.
If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.
Biomedical engineering student Gabi Newman has found a novel way to use her skills to help those in need. Gabi has been 3D printing assistive hand devices to donate to people who are missing fingers due to natural disaster, disease, war or birth defects.