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.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator

Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

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.
Ally Watson, Code Like A Girl

Ally Watson

Code Like A Girl

Developer Ally Watson co-founded Code Like A Girl to combat gender stereotypes and help young women find their passion in coding.
jessica ong ACS Foundation BiG Day In

Jessica Ong

BiG aspirations

Jessica Ong is an IT student at UTS using her smarts to educate kids in groundbreaking tech at the ACS Foundation BiG Day In Jnr events.
Amanda McGilchrist Grok learning web.comp winner

Amanda McGilchrist

100% coder

Amanda scored an impressive 100% on her Grok Learning Web.Comp website. She shows us what it takes to become a 100% coder.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher

Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.