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Meet the entrepreneurs whose STEM paths have created new businesses and led them to be their own boss.

ShanShan Wang

Industrial designer
Industrial design grad, innovator and entrepreneur ShanShan Wang is tackling some mega health science problems.

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.

Michael Kasumovic

Biologist to edu-tech guru
Science spider-man, Associate Professor (At UNSW) and app developer, Michael Kasumovic loves all of his careers

Renee Noble

Software engineering star
Software engineering grad Renee Noble is a developer for tech education start-up Grok Learning.

Alyona Medelyan

Computational linguist
Dr Alyona Medelyan, CEO of analytics tool Thematic, combines two of her passions: computer science and linguistics.

Lisy Kane

Girl Geek Academy co-founder
Lisy Kane didn't realise that gaming was a career option in her early days. Now she's the co-founder of tech startup, Girl Geek Academy, with an impressive and extensive resume in game production.

Claire d'Este

Savage software
Software engineer Dr Claire d'Este creates powerful and beautiful tools for artists and illustrators.

Ally Watson

Code Like A Girl
Developer Ally Watson co-founded Code Like A Girl to combat gender stereotypes and help young women find their passion in coding.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.

Joanne Pellew

iWork CEO
Joanne Pellew heads job sites, iWork and Ochre Workforce Solutions with an aim to Close the employment Gap

Dean Foley

Coding with culture
This Australian entrepreneur is mentoring kids in tech and entrepreneurship skills

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Cyber security career
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STEM experts weigh in on TikTok’s trending beekeepers

Bee Lady
Texas Beeworks’ Erika Thompson has been accused by other users of staging her TikTok videos and handling bees in an unsafe manner.