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

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

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

How a love of the Deep Blue led to a brilliant career

This year, the Schools Theme for National Science Week is “Deep Blue: innovation for the future of our oceans” – in honour of the beautiful oceans lapping at our shores. This week’s post features Marine Biologist, Jodi Salmond, and she shared her love of conservation biology and citizen science, and answered a few of our … More How a love of the Deep Blue led to a brilliant career

Be your own hero

We are in the midst of a pandemic that threatens to undo the progress made towards increased diversity in STEMM. Simultaneously, an avalanche of misinformation has spread more rapidly than the virus itself and has the potential to do just as much, if not more, harm. Accurate, accessible and engaging communication of science is more … More Be your own hero

What impact is COVID19 having on women in STEM?

Today the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and Science and Technology Australia released the Rapid Research Information Forum’s report on the impact of the SARS-CoV-2/Covid19 pandemic on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Hon. Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, asked the RRIF: What impact is the COVID-19 … More What impact is COVID19 having on women in STEM?