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From ending poverty to creating equality, meet people using their STEM skills and careers to make a positive difference to society.

Charishma Kaliyanda

Liverpool councillor | Community engagement officer
Charishma is a mental health professional, community service expert and budding politician making a difference for the community.

Naomi Manu

Director of Pūhoro STEM Academy
Naomi Manu established the Pūhoro STEM Academy at Massey University, which works to improve Māori participation and success in STEM.

Lesley Woodhouse

Digital knowledge keeper
Lesley Woodhouse is a Darug woman bringing Indigenous culture to the world.

Liam Ridgeway

Co-founder and director of NGNY, Indigitek & IndigiGig
Liam Ridgeway shares how he combines STEM with entrepreneurship to connect communities.

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.

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.

Preethika Mathan

UNSW Bragg Prize Winner
Preethika Mathan won the UNSW Bragg prize 2018 with her piece about how technology could improve the lives of those living with disability.

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.

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.

Grace Johnson

Diversity officer
Grace is completing her Master of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about diversifying engineering recruits.

Angel Dixon

Activist for inclusion
Angel Dixon works on passion projects based on universal design and disability inclusion

Generation Google Scholarships Program Extension for Australia and New Zealand

generation google scholarships program extension ANZ event 2022
Are you studying a tech degree in Aus or NZ? You could be eligible to apply to attend an event hosted by Google, and win prizes!

Earn while you learn with PwC’s Higher Apprenticeship program

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Not keen on uni? PwC's Higher Apprenticeship program is all about building up your business and tech skills while learning on the job and getting paid.

6 National Science Week events you don’t wanna miss

National Science Week
National Science Week runs from August 13 to 21 and we are clearing our schedules as we type