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Young people in STEM

The under 25s blazing a trail in STEM careers.

Shanis Lovin

IT undergrad
Shanis might not fit the IT stereotype, but she’s thriving in the Macquarie University Bachelor of IT.

Aleisha Amohia

Junior developer
Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Reshma Abraham

Software eng student
Macquarie Uni Software Engineering student Reshma Abraham is a coding tutor and aspiring entrepreneur.

Elliot Thomas

Medical engineering student
As a student at the University of Newcastle, Elliot's paving the way to a fulfilling career working with artificial organs and medical technology.

Amanda McGilchrist

100% coder
Amanda scored an impressive 100% on her Grok Learning Web.Comp website. She shows us what it takes to become a 100% coder.

Oliver Nicholls

Robotics for safety
Oliver Nicholls is a winner of the 2018 BHP awards and the Intel ISEF. He's improving OH&S safety and increasing accessibility for physically demanding jobs using robots.

Liam Morey

TeenAroundOz
Daring 16-year-old aviator, Liam Morey is pledging to fly himself around Australia to spread the word on STEM.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.

Wayne Cawthorne

Biochemistry student
Choosing a career path hasn't been easy, but through mentorship program 'ASSETS', Wayne found his way to a love of biochemistry.

Minh Nga Nguyen

Eco-engineer
Minh Nga Nguyen is competing in the BHP awards with her bamboo biochar; a recycled water filter and renewable fertiliser

Angelina Arora

Bio-plastic inventor
At 15 years old, Angelina has already invented two types of biodegradable plastic which have seen her compete in the BHP awards.

Taj Pabari

Risk Taker
Taj Pabari is engineering a new educational tablet and passing on his entrepreneurship skills to his fellow students

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