Women in STEM
Looking for role models, mentors, speakers and generally amazing people working in science, technology, engineering and maths ?
We’re proud to have profiled more than 75 women in STEM and look forward to bringing you many more stories of people combining STEM with their ‘X’ – their passion, interest or another field.
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.
Mathematician and TV presenter Lily Serna is a numbers whiz who makes maths accessible to everyone.
Problem-solving and lateral-thinking skills from high school maths led this RBA economist to her first job.
Maddy Cochrane is putting her math skills to the ultimate test on the battlefield.
The world needs more problem-solvers, just like Dr Sophie Calabretto, a lecturer at Macquarie University in Sydney.
Amy Shi-Nash, General Manager of Group Data Science at CommBank, represents the future of women in business and advocates the need for STEM skills.
Sophia thanks the CommBank grad program for a kick start to her career in analytics and analysis
Kate Helmstedt translates maths to working in Antarctica, repairing the delicate ecosystem that has been invaded by pests.
Dr Lamiae Azizi is saving the world as a lecturer and research statistician; by working towards a cure for cancer, and improving machine learning.
From considering careers in everything from nursing to Google, Hayley van Waas may have just found her niche in Computer Science (CS) education.
Free Sobolewski has always wanted to study maths. Thanks to Indigenous internship program, CareerTrackers, she's on track to a career in maths.
Vanessa Pirotta always wanted to study marine biology. Now a PhD student, she's using drones to collect whale snot to improve whale health.