Board of Directors

Women in STEMM Australia is operated by a Board of Directors. The two co-founders co-chair the Board. The Board of Directors meets three times each year.


Michelle Gallaher is an expert in medtech and healthcare data analytics, CEO of Opyl and co-founder & co-chair of Women in STEMM Australia.

LinkedIn: Michelle Gallaher 

Twitter: @StartupShelley @womensciaust @OpylAI


Dr Madhu Bhaskaran, RMIT University.Professor Madhu Bhaskaran is an Engineer and co-Group Leader at RMIT University. She is also the Associate Dean for Higher Degrees by Research at RMIT’s School of Engineering.

LinkedIn: Madhu Bhaskaran

Twitter: @madhu_bhaskaran

Sarah Chapman cropSarah Chapman is Head of Department at the Department of Education and Training (Queensland) and a member of Chief Executive Women.

LinkedIn: Sarah Chapman

Twitter: @chapmansar

Dr Morley Muse is an Engineer and PhD researcher at Victoria University. Her expertise and background are in generating sustainable energy forms with keen interest in biofuel energy generation.

LinkedIn: Morley Muse

Twitter: @MuseMorley

Dr Annabella Newton, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick.Dr Annabella Newton is a Patent & Trade Marks Attorney in Chemistry and Life Sciences with Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick.

LinkedIn: Annabella Newton

Twitter: @bellatronic

maia healthhack croppedDr Maia Sauren is Lead Project Manager in healthcare and data domains at ThoughtWorks, an international software consultancy.

LinkedIn: Maia Sauren

Twitter: @sauramaia

Gala Camacho is a programmer, data analyst and mathematician, passionate about education, technology, and women’s issues.

LinkedIn: Gala Camacho

Twitter: @GalaCF

Núria Saladié is a science communicator and UROP Manager in Education and Outreach at CSIRO.

LinkedIn: Núria Saladié

Twitter: @Nuria_SE @womensciaust


Breana Galea is a Bachelor of Science student at the University of Melbourne majoring in Biotechnology.

LinkedIn: Breana Galea

Twitter: @BreFearless

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