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New Space Workforce Xperience webinar!

New Space Workforce Xperience live webinar

Were you keen to head along to the New Space Workforce Xperience event but missed out in tickets? Never fear…

You can still watch the New Space Workforce Xperience webinar, hosted by us here at Careers with STEM!

Taking place as part of the First Australian Space Week, this webinar, coming to you live from the New Space Workforce Xperience event at the Optus Campus Sydney, is an awesome opportunity for Year 9-11 students from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields to experience the universe of space exploration!

The mission of this webinar? To show you the exciting careers rapidly growing in the Australian Space Sector.

The New Space Workforce Xperience is an initiative of the New South Wales Department of Education, in collaboration with Optus Satellite and Space Systems and the NSW Space Research Network.

Head to YouTube to watch it now!

Meet the speakers

Here’s who you’ll hear from at the New Space Workforce Xperience live webinar…

Kirsten Banks

Kirsten Banks is a proud Wiradjuri woman who is a rising star in the field of astrophysics and science communication. She is currently pursuing a PhD in astrophysics at UNSW. Kirsten is also a passionate science communicator and frequently engages with the public through social media and public speaking events. She has appeared on numerous television programs and has been featured in various print and online publications.

Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy started working with Optus in 2022. He has a dual bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and physics where he learnt about the foundations of space engineering that has led him to exercise his lifelong passion for space at Optus. Andrew has worked across several areas including Spacecraft Engineering, Systems Engineering, Marketing and Sales where he has gained an end-to-end understanding of satellite business.

Shae Ingram

Shae Ingram is a Graduate Spacecraft Engineer at Optus. She recently graduated from a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering, where she was heavily involved in student societies, including serving as Co-President of the Sydney Women in Aerospace Engineering society at the University of Sydney. Shae has been working full time with the Satellite and Space Systems team at Optus, where she currently works specifically in payload engineering, looking at how to send and receive signals to communicate with the Optus fleet of satellites.

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