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Bing Xue

Growth detector
From mussels to dolphins, Bing Xue uses her coding skills to conserve the planet one species at a time.

Mikaela Jade

Environmental scientist
Entrepreneur, environmental scientist and Cabrogal woman Mikaela Jade is empowering people to tell their stories using technology.

Breanna Clayton

Structural engineer
Breanna Clayton wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after high school – until a family trip to the United States when she was 17 sparked her interest in buildings and structures.

Dr Clara Chow

Cardiologist and digital health expert
Cardiologist and digital health expert Dr Clara Chow is using smart technology to keep patients heart-healthy.

Katia Vega

Computer scientist
Katia Vega is a fashion-forward US-based computer scientist who creates computers you wear.

Barbara Van De Sande

Industrial design engineer
In high school, Barbara Van De Sande’s teacher told her she’d never be good enough for medical engineering. It ignited a fire in her. 

Julianna Kadar

Shark biologist
Julianna Kadar grew up with a passion for the ocean that led to shark tagging trips and now a voyage to Antarctica.

Calli Bates

Software engineer
AUT computer science grad Calli Bates is working at the cutting edge of high-tech fashion

Tammy Butow

Chaos engineer and Girl Geek Academy co-founder
Chaos engineer and Girl Geek Academy co-founder Tammy Butow has used her double degree in IT and education to build an inspiring career

Drashti Patel

Pen tester
The University of Adelaide has provided Drashti Patel with the cyber security tools she will need to succeed in the space industry.

Evangeline Endacott

Cyber security student
When Evangeline Endacott scored the second top marks in her rural high school she defied expectations to follow her passion.

Shanis Lovin

Digital forensics expert
Shanis Lovin traces the footprints left by cyber criminals – but there’s more to her job than coding and tech.

5 study pathway quizzes to take while you wait for ATAR results

The following five quizzes will help you prep for tertiary study

Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

female engineer
Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Talented, much? This year’s Eureka Prize winners are next level

The 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners have been announced in a live, virtual awards show broadcast from the Australian Museum.