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Kirita-Rose Escott

Assistant lecturer
Kirita-Rose Escott was working as a bank teller when she met a computer scientist and inspiration struck

Katie Walker

Software engineer
Grit and determination landed software engineer Katie Walker her dream job at Google

Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

STEM program pioneer
Computer science and maths expert Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez is on a STEM program mission to make maths even more relevant for Aussie students.

Celeste Carnegie

Tech innovator
Celeste is a Birri Gubba, South Sea Islander woman from Queensland who runs workshops for young Indigenous Australians connecting technology and culture.

Miriana Lowrie

1Centre founder
1Centre founder Miriana Lowrie is utilising her background in business and sales to make her way in tech.

Hori Te Ariki Mataki

Animation artist and startup founder
Your cultural background brings unique strengths to your work goals, says Hori Te Ariki Mataki – co-founder of creative tech startup Te Ao Hangarau.

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

Caitlin Apcar

Data science student
Caitlin Apcar wanted to study a degree that she'd love and ensured employability. That's how she ended up studying data science at Macquarie Uni

Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist
Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Rachel Carpenter

Global Googler
Rachel Carpenter spent her childhood sailing the world. Now she’s improving Google’s app capabilities for people in different cultures.

Joël Sunray Kalmanowicz

Charitable coder
This Google product manager is taking every available opportunity at Google to make a charitable impact with his tech skills.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.