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Looking for role models, mentors, speakers and generally amazing people working in science, technology, engineering and maths?

We're proud to have profiled hundreds of women in STEM combining STEM with their 'X' - their passion, interest or another field. These women in STEM represent diverse career options for young people looking to pursue a STEM career, and offer in-depth information on the individual pathways they took to get to where they are today. Email info@refractionmedia.com.au if you're interested in contacting any of the people featured in this section for mentorship or speaking opportunities.

Tara McIntosh

Google researcher
Tara McIntosh took her PhD in computer science on to a research career in Melbourne and Seattle, and then to Google!

Livia Lam

Innovation solutions manager
Livia Lam brings people together to create smart ideas.

Sara Schaare

Software engineer
Sara Schaare uses software engineering at Google Maps to help you find your way around.

Liz Broderick

Business and social change innovator
Liz Broderick hopes her story will help you discover your own passion.

Nathalia Tan

Cloud computing technologist
Nathalia Tan's unique skill set helped her find the perfect job.

Rhea Barnett

Space physicist
Studying physics took Rhea Barnett on an unexpected adventure.

Monika Markowska

Palaeo-environmental scientist
Monika Markowska explores caves to uncover clues about climate.

Rosemary Menzies

Virtual virtuoso
"To be able to manipulate technology is all the inspiration and motivation I need."

Amy Gunnell

Mechatronics engineer
QUT graduate Amy Gunnell is up for any challenge.

Trina Majumdar

Biomedical Engineer
Trina Majumdar is engineering a better way for bones to heal.

Carina Pirozzi

Chemical engineer
Take a mixture of logic and science and add a creative twist.

Alice Beckett

Telecommunications engineer
"Engineering isn't as much of a 'boy's club' as it seems."

How engineers are solving the world’s biggest problems

Engineering
From infrastructure to recycling, energy to sustainability, engineers are at the core of solving all the problems of tomorrow and the world knows it

How to think like an engineer

Engineer
Engineers are the innovators in the workplace, introducing new ideas and products

Video: What is engineering?

video
Engineering is awesome! Here's a fun intro to the super popular 'E' in STEM.