Women in STEM

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

We’re proud to have profiled more hundreds of women in STEM combining STEM with their ‘X’ – their passion, interest or another field.

Lisy kane, girl geek academy founder

Lisy Kane

Girl Geek Academy founder

Lisy Kane didn't realise that gaming was a career option in her early days. Now she's the founder of tech startup, Girl Geek Academy, with an impressive and extensive resume in game production.

Marina Lovic

Fast responder

Marina works in operations for Telstra's Cyber Security Incident Response team - sort of like emergency services for cyber security!

Jennifer May

Graduate engineer

Jennifer's optimising massive scale software for Commbank, thanks to a spot in their Enterprise Services graduate program.

Briana Wade

Cyber intelligence

Briana's a grad of Commbank's Enterprise Services graduate program, and gets to seek out cyber threats as a cyber intelligence analyst.

Astrid Jonelynas

Graduate engineer

Astrid got her first taste of working with Commbank through programming their humanoid robot, Chip. Now she's a full-timer with the Enterprise Services graduate program.

Jodie Ward

Forensic scientist

Jodie Ward is an expert in all things bones and forensic DNA profiling, as well as one of 2018's Superstars of STEM.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator

Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

Muireann Irish

Cognitive neuroscientist

Encyclopedias, Alzheimer’s and a drive to help others. That’s what kicked off the career of cognitive neuroscientist and Superstar of STEM, Muireann Irish.
Ally Watson, Code Like A Girl

Ally Watson

Code Like A Girl

Developer Ally Watson co-founded Code Like A Girl to combat gender stereotypes and help young women find their passion in coding.