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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.

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."

Monique Alfris

Solar energy engineer
"Engineering is a rewarding career choice, where you can help solve the world’s greatest challenges.”

Bella Tipping

Entrepreneur and app developer
"I want to change the way kids travel."

Bronwen Zande

Director Soul Solutions
"You can work in any industry around the world, which is something you don’t really get with other jobs."

Click and career: Maths jobs in retail

Maths retail careers
Retail is undergoing a tech revolution – and there are loads of future-focused jobs for sale

Total life saver! Maths skills in medicine

maths careers
Discover how the maths topics you’re learning today help healthcare professionals save lives, everyday

QUIZ: What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X
Take a STEM discipline, and mix in your X (your passion or hobby) and you've got a one-of-a-kind career!