Women in AI get the spotlight

The Women in AI Awards is the night of nights where excellence, expertise and leadership in artificial intelligence (AI) is recognised and celebrated. The 2022 WAI Awards Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) were hosted at The Great Hall in the National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne with VIPs, AI leaders and finalists, along with their colleagues and teams. … More Women in AI get the spotlight

ATSE-led consortium to elevate women in STEM

“An exceptional opportunity to drive cultural change” – Women in STEMM Australia is honoured to be part of an ATSE-led consortium to elevate women’s leadership in STEM. Women in STEMM Australia congratulates the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) on being named the lead organisation for the Australian Government’s 7-year $41.2 million “Boosting the … More ATSE-led consortium to elevate women in STEM

Science Meets Parliament 2021: Passing the Research Baton More Effectively

One key message that newly elected Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley wants us all to remember: there needs to be a changing dialogue to facilitate collaborations across our sector, enabling the passing of batons between science, industry and government to better support translation. Science Meets Parliament – An Overview Science Meets Parliament is an annual … More Science Meets Parliament 2021: Passing the Research Baton More Effectively

Want To Know How To Make Your Work Environment More Accessible & Inclusive? Then Read This:

In celebration of the International Day of People with Disability, disability advocate Hannah Diviney writes about how we can all practice allyship at work. There’s no denying that 2020 has been a strange and unsettling year for all of us. We’ve had to face a seemingly never-ending torrent of challenges that have made ‘outside the … More Want To Know How To Make Your Work Environment More Accessible & Inclusive? Then Read This:

Grants put women at the forefront of paediatric health research

Four outstanding Queensland women have been awarded almost $200,000 by the Children’s Hospital Foundation to help work wonders in the field of paediatric research. The Mary McConnel grant program, first launched on International Women’s Day in 2018, aims to support women researchers to increase delivery and dissemination of research, thereby boosting the researcher’s track record … More Grants put women at the forefront of paediatric health research

Thriving in the male-dominated logistics & freight transportation industry

Prior to my PhD, I worked for over nine years as a Civil and Transport Engineer in various workplaces such as construction sites, consulting companies, and government agencies in Iran. When I started my PhD, here in Australia, I never imagined that it would be even harder to be a woman researcher, particularly in the … More Thriving in the male-dominated logistics & freight transportation industry

Burnout – it’s real and here’s what you can do

Burnout is not a medical condition or an illness, yet it affects a large number of people in workforce. It is not uncommon for women with a myriad of roles and responsibilities across professional and personal spheres, to not recognise the early signs of burnout. In fact, it may happen that one experiences unusual symptoms … More Burnout – it’s real and here’s what you can do