Engagement and Events

OUR #STEMMBFF CAMPAIGN 2019

Women in STEMM Australia, in partnership with The Social Science and Think Inc., gave away over 265 free tickets in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney (together valued at >$26,000) to Jane Goodall’s 2019 Australian Tour: ‘Jane Goodall: Rewind the Futurepresented by Think Inc. and the Jane Goodall Institute Australia.

 

Empowering Connections in STEMM (Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne 2018) gallery

Women in STEMM Australia hosted this special event in partnership with the Rotary Club of Brunswick-Tullamarine and the Royal Society of Victoria. Five women professionals at different career stages in academia and industry, discussed the key decision-making times in their lives, what influenced their choices, and how to foster a much-needed culture shift to ensure more girls pursue STEMM education and careers, and more women in STEMM reach senior-level roles.

Connecting Women in STEMM in the Sunshine State (ScienceMuseum, Brisbane 2017) gallery

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Women in STEMM Australia hosted this special event. Four women professionals at different career stages in academia, education and industry, discussed the key decision-making times in their lives, what influenced their choices, and how to foster a much-needed culture shift to ensure more girls pursue STEMM education and careers, and more women in STEMM reach senior-level roles.

 

Connecting Women in STEMM – National Symposium 2016 (RMIT Storey Hall, Melbourne 2016) gallery

With over 230 delegates from academic research, industry, business, education and government attending, this inaugural meeting highlighted best practices and policies, and shone the spotlight on outstanding initiatives underway in leading science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) organizations. Programs that engage girls in STEMM were also introduced, and several science teachers attended this session. Importantly, delegates extended their network across disciplines and professional sectors.

National Events and Initiatives:

Innovation Week is annual celebration of innovation in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) in Australia coordinated by the Australian Science and Innovation Forum (ASIF) in partnership with the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering: multiple events throughout the week. Visit www.innovationweek.org.au for more information.

National Science Week is an annual celebration of all things science in Australia: multiple events throughout the week. Visit www.scienceweek.net.au for more information.