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Donna Stace

Maintenance Supervisor and Diversity Pathways Project Lead
Donna Stace is proof that you don’t have to go to university to kickstart an awesome career in STEM.

Cheena Yadav

University of Newcastle student ambassador
Cheena is studying a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Newcastle while helping future students decide on which path is right for them. 

Laura Clemente

Materials engineer
We spoke to Filipina engineer Laura Clemente about her work, her challenges and her words of advice

Jessie Robieson 

Learning innovation specialist, Te Papa
 As the Learning Innovation Specialist at Te Papa, Jessie works with schools to empower educators when delivering the digital technologies curriculum.

Kay Myers

Shipbuilding expert
Kay Myers is currently working for Serco as the construction and commissioning manager on Australia’s new icebreaker vessel.

Will Reid

Robotic mobility engineer, NASA
Will Reid wants to send robots to the moons of Saturn.

Katrina Lo Sourdo

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

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.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
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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.