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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.

Patricia Gadd

Nuclear scientist
Patricia Gadd, instrument scientist at ANSTO is analysing lake sediment cores with nuclear science to map climate changes over tens or hundreds of thousands of years.

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

Kris Rallah-Baker

Ophthalmologist
Kristopher Rallah-Baker is Australia's first Indigenous ophthalmologist. He's breaking new ground for Aboriginal health thanks to an inherited 'dream the impossible' attitude.

Francesca Maclean

Diversity consultant
Dr Francesca Maclean is an advocate for STEM diversity and inclusion and a consultant for engineering firm Arup.

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.

Robbie Bonelli

Social change-maker
Robbie's a man of many talents; he's pursuing a PhD in researching macular disease, while spearheading a movement for inclusivity of LGBTIQ+ people in STEM!

Muireann Irish

Cognitive neuroscientist
Encyclopedias, Alzheimer’s and a drive to help others. That’s what kicked off the career of cognitive neuroscientist and Superstar of STEM, Muireann Irish.

Inspiring space careers that don’t involve leaving Earth

Space careers
With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing coming up, we are more stoked on...

6 cool ways the world is celebrating the 50th Moon landing anniversary

Moon footprint Buzz Aldrin
From cookies to coins, here are some cool ways to celebrate 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.

The new technologies taking over the modern tradie’s toolbox

STEMconstruction
Just like new technologies have revolutionised the way we’re working in the health, engineering and fashion fields,...