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Jenice Aira Taguiam

Optimisation officer
Jenice has always loved maths, now she's using her skills to digitally transform one of the Philippines' biggest banks.

Donna Stace

Maintenance Supervisor and Diversity Pathways Project Lead
Donna Stace is proof that you don’t have to go to university to kickstart an awesome career in STEM.

Yvette Watson

Technical Architect, Microsoft
Yvette has been into tech and computers as long as she can remember. Now she's helping Filipino businesses work remotely.

Cheena Yadav

University of Newcastle student ambassador
Cheena is studying a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Newcastle while helping future students decide on which path is right for them. 

Dr Nicola Angel

Laboratory Operations Manager
Nicola is the Laboratory Operations Manager for Brisbane-based Microba’s production laboratory and NATA accredited clinical test.

Reina Reyes

Data scientist
Philippines-based Reina leads a team of data scientists and engineers to develop analytics solutions for businesses.

Areej Alsheikh

Bioinformatician
Bioinformatician Areej Alsheikh has always been interested in logic and analytical thinking, which led her down the career path of biology and microbial genomics

Laura Clemente

Materials engineer
We spoke to Filipina engineer Laura Clemente about her work, her challenges and her words of advice

Dr Kari Pitts

Forensic scientist
Kari is one of the most experienced forensic scientists in the WA ChemCentre physical evidence lab.

Katie Tooley

Human sciences analyst, DST
Katie Tooley is researching how good bacteria in the gut can improve cognition for our defence force.

Mardi McNeil

Marine geoscientist
Algae has the answers QUT PhD candidate Mardi McNeil studies a type of algae that can reveal insights into the past, present and future of the reef.

Samara Garrett-Rickman

Forensic scientist
People in crime shows can just look at a body and tell the time of death, but for real life forensic scientists it’s not so easy…

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