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

Maggie McGowan

Fashion founder
Maggie McGowan is using maths in her fashion business, Magpie Goose, to create employment opportunities for Indigenous artists in the Northern Territory

Vivian Chan

Sparrho CEO
Vivian Chan is the go-getter and entrepreneur that owes her strong start in business to UQ

Jessica Allen

Fuel Cell Crusader
Jessica Allen is commercialising novel fuel cells to make clean, green electricity a reality.

Roisin Parkes

Gumtree CTO
Roisin Parkes, Chief Technology Officer of Gumtree Australia, shares the story of her career in tech.

Alex Post

Solar Thermal
ON Prime is giving PhD student Alex Post the 101 on how to turn a new solar thermal technology into a start-up.

Taj Pabari

Risk Taker
Taj Pabari is engineering a new educational tablet and passing on his entrepreneurship skills to his fellow students

Nathan Adler

Surf Sense Founder
Nathan Adler’s business, Surf Sense, combines his engineering knowhow with a love for sport.

James Fan

Marketing graduate
A passion for marketing and love of analytics is the perfect combo in business.

Mia Alexiou

Director, Subsymbolic Software
Mia Alexiou studied cognitive and computer science before launching her own consultancy.

Fransiscus Setiawan

Software engineer
Fransiscus Setiawan helps customers do their banking on the go by making the most of wearable technology.

Livia Lam

Innovation solutions manager
Livia Lam brings people together to create smart ideas.

Bella Tipping

Entrepreneur and app developer
"I want to change the way kids travel."

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