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Careers with Maths

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.

Sophie Ritchie

Social Impacter
Sophie Ritchie chose economics as a vehicle for social impact.

Alex Cantori

Statistics specialist
Alex Cantori has the perfect pick of statistics jobs: specialising in basketball odds at Tabcorp.

Stephanie Kovalchik

Sports statistics star
Senior data scientist for Tennis Australia, Stephanie Kovalchik has aced her career goals by combining her love of tennis with sports statistics.

Joanna Aldridge

Climate informatics manager
Climage informatics research manager Joanna Aldridge uses maths and data analytics to tackle climate change.

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu

Health Data Hero
Dr Kudzai Kanhutu is crunching health data to help people from all over receive medical treatment.

Zoya Dhillon

Economist
Zoya took a chance in studying an economics degree – and it's definitely paid off in her career as a senior analyst in financial stability at the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Dr Emi Tanaka

Agricultural statistician
Emi Tanaka, lecturer and researcher at the University of Sydney, secured a rewarding career combining agricultural statistics and education

Lily Serna

Data star
Mathematician and TV presenter Lily Serna is a numbers whiz who makes maths accessible to everyone.

Ben Jackman

Economist
Ben switched from biochemistry to economics after the Global Financial Crisis inspired him to make a difference

Dr Paul Wu

Seagrass statistician
Paul Wu switched from aerospace engineering to saving vital seagrass habitats, but the foundation skills that got him there stayed the same.

Benson Saulo

Global game changer
Benson Saulo believes that the key to creating social change is using his career in finance to help people recover from financial hardships.

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Male teacher standing with high school students looking a laptop
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