STEMM Profile: Gala Camacho | Head of Analytics; Mathematician | Neighbourlytics | Melbourne | VIC

“These experiences established a more robust confidence for me. Confidence that what I see and experience, others also see and experience – and that I am just the one to say it out loud. Confidence that I can learn technical and complex things, and that although I might not do great at showing that in … More STEMM Profile: Gala Camacho | Head of Analytics; Mathematician | Neighbourlytics | Melbourne | VIC

STEMM Profile: Zain Akram | School of Medical Science | Menzies Health Institute Queensland | Griffith University | Gold Coast | Queensland

“Better communication about science would give people an understanding so that they can hopefully appreciate the benefits of vaccines and other important interventions. I communicate my PhD journey through social media” Zain Akram is from Sargodha, Punjab Pakistan. She did her undergraduate from Air Base Inter College Sargodha (it’s a Pakistan Air Force School And … More STEMM Profile: Zain Akram | School of Medical Science | Menzies Health Institute Queensland | Griffith University | Gold Coast | Queensland

STEMM Profile: Raffaella Demichelis | Senior Research Fellow | Curtin University | Perth | Western Australia

“Perfection does not belong to our world – unfortunately – and learning to deal with the fact that conditions are rarely ideal is key to achieving goals. There is always something to learn in every situation. Many of my best outcomes and most creative ideas are the result of overcoming difficulties I did not expect” … More STEMM Profile: Raffaella Demichelis | Senior Research Fellow | Curtin University | Perth | Western Australia

STEMM Profile: Mayase Jere | Senior Delivery Lead | REA Group | Melbourne | VIC

“You will find yourself at times as the one woman at the table. Remember you are never alone. Many are beside you on other tables and you are giving courage to another woman to pull up a chair beside you. And don’t forget the vast majority coming after you. Your voice is needed to shape … More STEMM Profile: Mayase Jere | Senior Delivery Lead | REA Group | Melbourne | VIC

STEMM Profile: Patricia Wolf | Bioinformatician | Microba | Brisbane | QLD

“In my experience, multicultural teams are great because everyone has life experiences that enrich a team by working together” Patricia Wolf is a Bioinformatician with Brisbane’s Microba – world leading gut microbiome analysis company, but she hails from a fair distance across the seas, Chile. Ms Wolf graduated in 2013 as a Biotechnologist from the … More STEMM Profile: Patricia Wolf | Bioinformatician | Microba | Brisbane | QLD

STEMM Profile: Khatora Opperman | PhD student | South Australia Health & Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | SA

“One of the great parts about science is the diversity. I am proud of all of aspects of my career, from research, to teaching, to scientific communication, to community outreach” Khatora Opperman is a final year PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide, working within the world-leading Research Institute, SAHMRI. She competed her undergraduate studies … More STEMM Profile: Khatora Opperman | PhD student | South Australia Health & Medical Research Institute | University of Adelaide | Adelaide | SA

STEMM Profile: Ajani De Vas Gunasekara | PhD student & Teaching Associate | School of Mathematics | Monash University | Melbourne | VIC

“Mathematics is a beautiful subject built on logic. Like an artist turns his imagination into a fine drawing, a mathematician turns his imagination into theorems, lemmas and conjectures” Ajani De Vas Gunasekara is a PhD candidate and Teaching Associate in the School of Mathematics at Monash University with a great interest in discrete mathematics. Her … More STEMM Profile: Ajani De Vas Gunasekara | PhD student & Teaching Associate | School of Mathematics | Monash University | Melbourne | VIC

STEMM Profile: Maria Ikonomopoulou | Senior Research TALENTO Fellow | Head, Translational Venomics Group | IMDEA-Food Institute | Madrid | Spain

“I always try to see the big picture, to not get sidetracked by disappointments or difficulties and to interact with positive and career-driven people, who can help me to keep on pushing my boundaries” I am the Head of the Translational Venomics Group at IMDEA-Food Institute in Madrid, Spain and a Senior Research TALENTO Fellow … More STEMM Profile: Maria Ikonomopoulou | Senior Research TALENTO Fellow | Head, Translational Venomics Group | IMDEA-Food Institute | Madrid | Spain

STEMM Profile: Dr Jiao Jiao Li | Biomedical Engineer & NHMRC Early Career Fellow | University of Technology Sydney | Sydney | NSW

“Whether we’re talking about collaborators or mentors and mentees, it’s important to try and see things from the other person’s perspective, respect diversity and differences in values and opinion, and support others in a way that is mutually beneficial” Dr Jiao Jiao Li (JJ) is a biomedical engineer and NHMRC Early Career Fellow at the … More STEMM Profile: Dr Jiao Jiao Li | Biomedical Engineer & NHMRC Early Career Fellow | University of Technology Sydney | Sydney | NSW

STEMM Profile: Asma Aziz | Electrical Engineer | Lecturer | School of Engineering | Deakin University | Melbourne | VIC

“I grew up as the only girl child in my family of all engineers. My father-my inspiration was a mechanical engineer in Military Engineering Services. Joining a STEMM field was my passion since childhood. Under the influence of my family encouragement, I became the first and only female electrical engineer in all my extended family” … More STEMM Profile: Asma Aziz | Electrical Engineer | Lecturer | School of Engineering | Deakin University | Melbourne | VIC