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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.

Kerrie Mengersen

Statistician
“It’s wonderful solving challenges using stats and computer science.”

Kat Clark

Creative technologist and web developer
“If you did something six months ago, there’s probably a better solution by now.”

Lily Xia

Software Engineer
"What gets me up each day is the chance to create something out of nothing."

Elwyn Campbell

Programmer
“I always enjoyed making things and understanding why they worked”

Judith Gammie

Master of Computer Science student
“I came to the realisation that tech was where my real passion is.”

Carolyn McGregor

Data analyst
"It can be very much a people oriented job"

Alice Boxhall

Software engineer
"I know programmers who wear dresses and high heels to work every day."

Belinda Teh

Software engineer
"I work a lot with graphics, scripting and 3D rendering."

Christine Soriano

Googler
“I love finding and creating ways of using technology to help us live our lives.”

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