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Catherine Isaac

Mechanical Engineer at Cochlear
Catherine Isaac is a mechanical engineer working to develop a new and improved cochlear implant.

Vanessa Hill

Video Host and Producer
You can catch Vanessa Hill on YouTube channel BrainCraft for fun and informative videos on quirky science and psychology

Lee Constable

Scope TV presenter
Lee Constable, host of Channel 10's Scope, uses her science smarts along with her drama knowhow to bust myths with science and explain STEM concepts in a way that's fun and useful.

Dr Alice Motion

Chemistry lecturer
Dr Alice Motion, chemistry lecturer at the University of Sydney, is on a mission to make science something everyone can enjoy.

Celeste Carnegie

Tech innovator
Celeste is a Birri Gubba, South Sea Islander woman from Queensland who runs workshops for young Indigenous Australians connecting technology and culture.

Miriana Lowrie

1Centre founder
1Centre founder Miriana Lowrie is utilising her background in business and sales to make her way in tech.

Samantha Cridland

NYSF alumni
Attending the National Youth Science Forum in 2013 was Samantha Cridland’s first step to nailing her dream job with CSIRO

Florence McKenzie

Electrical engineer
Florence McKenzie was Australia's first female electrical engineer, and founded the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps (WESC) ahead of World War II.

Makereti Papakura

Māori anthropologist
Makereti was a well-known Māori tourist guide during the early 20th century, before she turned her talents to anthropology and the study of Māori culture.

Emma Gin

Chemist to consultant
Emma Gin switched from organic chemistry researcher to technology consultant and hasn’t looked back

Emma Carter

Biosecurity Crusader
Emma Carter's passion for ecology took her from researching wildlife biology to her role as a Project Officer at Biosecurity Queensland.

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

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