Bankers diversify their mentoring portfolio to include young researchers

Every day we see the powerful value that women bring to our own business. As an employer of choice for women we are also a significant supporter of women across diverse industry sectors including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). We know that more women in business means more points of view, more depth of … More Bankers diversify their mentoring portfolio to include young researchers

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WOMEN IN SCIENCE IN AUSTRALIA

Last Wednesday was a historic day – so remember it: September 16th, 2015. This was the day the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot of the Athena SWAN program was launched at Parliament House in Canberra. The SAGE Pilot The SAGE Pilot will recognise research organisations that support the progression and professional development of … More CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WOMEN IN SCIENCE IN AUSTRALIA

The Value of Mentoring

Trainees in science often express the need for ‘a mentor’. What does this mean and what should mentees and mentors expect? What is a mentor? The Macquarie dictionary definition is ‘a wise and trusted counsellor’. A mentor is someone with more experience, often older (although not always), who helps and guides another individual’s development. This … More The Value of Mentoring

New BioMelbourne Network “Women in Leadership” Awards celebrate outstanding contributions of women in biotech

Dr Krystal Evans was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the BioMelbourne Network in July 2014 and has over 15 years experience in the biomedical research sector. Krystal’s skills in government affairs, stakeholder relations and business development underpin her commitment to advancing Victoria’s unique position as a global destination for life sciences and health technology. A … More New BioMelbourne Network “Women in Leadership” Awards celebrate outstanding contributions of women in biotech

SciMed: A platform for junior scientists and future doctors

Women in Science AUSTRALIA hopes you have celebrated International Women’s Day your way, including cheering on women in science! Many investigators have been avidly writing grants and fellowships – and many more still are! We wish you all the best for your applications. This week, Women in Science AUSTRALIA invited one of our earliest career … More SciMed: A platform for junior scientists and future doctors

Take the Challenge: Calling All Women STEM Entrepreneurs

It’s a New Year. Full of potential. Why not do something different? Take the challenge!! Michelle Gallaher, co-founder of Women in Science AUSTRALIA shares her vision and goals for 2015 – and invites you to get on board!! A few months ago I quit a brilliant job to start my own company. As the news … More Take the Challenge: Calling All Women STEM Entrepreneurs