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Michelle Sexton

Environmental advisor
Michelle Sexton is an environmental advisor and outdoor drone pilot

Claire Chaikin-Bryan

Civil and environmental engineer
An engineer with a knack for coding, Claire Chaikin-Bryan is using her STEM skills to make communities more liveable.

Mary Poniard

Biomedical engineer
Biomedical engineer Mary Poniard is making sure 2000 new ventilators for Australian intensive care wards are ready to care for COVID-19 patients.

Nima Sherpa

Space mining expert
Nima Sherpa took a leap and moved from the US to Australia, where her career in the resources industry took off. Now she’s set her sights out of this world.

Genevieve De Michele

Civil engineer
Civil and construction engineer Genevieve De Michele loves seeing her work in the real world everyday.

Claire Morphett

Undergraduate engineer
Engineering student Claire Morphett has combined her two passions – engineering and medicine – to create her own epic pathway.

Emillie Thiselton

Software engineer
Software engineer Emillie Thiselton is only at the start of her career, but it’s already taking off.

Dr Sarah Pearce

Director of Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO
In her current role at the CSIRO, Sarah leads the national science agency’s space program.

Rachel Bessell

Senior Researcher, CFA
CFA researcher Rachel Bessell crunches numbers to predict where and when bushfires will impact.

Cara Grzeskowiak

Sports Data Analyst
Cara Grzeskowiak is a data analyst and champion rower helping athletes improve their performance.

Jane Shrapnel

Principal Data Scientist
Hospitals are employing experts like Jane Shrapnel to help them save lives by digging into the data.

Avalon Martinkus

Quantitative Analyst
Businesses are looking for maths experts like Avalon Martinkus to help them assess the risk of climate change.

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