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Indigenous people in STEM

Adele Hauwai

Social entrepreneur
Adele likes to blend Māori concepts and language with technology, as this is a way to keep her culture and people alive and growing.

Mikaela Jade

Environmental scientist
Entrepreneur, environmental scientist and Cabrogal woman Mikaela Jade is empowering people to tell their stories using technology.

Mahonri Owen

Robotics engineer
Passionate about helping people, Mahonri Owen is drawing on both STEM skills and Māori knowledge to develop a brain-controlled prosthetic hand. 

Mark Henaway

Electrical engineer
Music first sparked Mark Henaway’s interest in engineering, and led to a successful, diverse career.

Taylah Griffin

Aircraft engineer
Taylah Griffin hadn’t spent much time on planes before signing up for a degree in aerospace engineering – now she has a seriously cool grad gig testing top-end military aircraft.

Corey Tutt

Deadly Science founder
When he's not working with research animals, Corey is getting more science books to remote Indigenous schools

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.

Makereti Papakura

Māori anthropologist
Makereti was a well-known Māori tourist guide during the early 20th century, before she turned her talents to anthropology and the study of Māori culture.

Kirsten Banks

Astrophysicist and science communicator
Kirsten Banks is bringing Aboriginal astronomy, Indigenous and Western science to the masses as a budding astrophysicist and science communicator at UNSW.

Aleisha Amohia

Junior developer
Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Space webinar live recording

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Busting all those lab-coat, white-male-only, crazy-haired myths about science careers! Hear from three experts in physics, chemistry and science + business in our live webinar recording.

The A-Z of health jobs

The A-Z of Health Jobs
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Why do you need a COVID-19 vaccine?

COVID-19 vaccine
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