Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Program
In 2019 Monash University ran this free program to support and nurture an entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation of women. Monash University invited schools to nominate a team of four year 10 female students. Read about the impact of the program here.
The Space4Women Network is a mentoring platform that promotes gender equality and gender empowerment in the space sector. The network is open to everyone with interest in space and willingness to support women and girls in space education and careers.
Webinar: Reducing Stress and Building Resilience
On 15 Jul 2020
Franklin Women are offering a webinar featuring ‘R U OK?’ ambassador Chelsea Pottenger sharing tips for stress reduction, coping and enhanced productivity. The webinar will be held at 10.30 am AEST on 15 July and costs $14.50 for members or $35 for guests.
Do you live in Tasmania and want to contribute expertise to the ABC?
ABC News has released a call for more expert women from Tasmania to join their growing database of expert sources. If you are based in Tasmania and would like to assist the ABC in adding diversity to its talent pool, please take a look.
Accessible online meetings guide
Video conferencing has become ubiquitous lately, but these meetings are not always fully accessible to everyone who would like to participate. The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU) is offering a free online guide to optimising accessibility for virtual meetings.
Breaking down barriers for women in chemistry
A new article from researchers at CSIRO is inspiring women in Australian chemistry to be a #catalystforchangeinchemistry. Women in chemistry face challenges related to workplace culture, work-life balance, measures of merit and mentorship. This article suggests personal and organisation-level strategies to overcome these challenges.
Angela Saini: Live Q&A session on racism in science, medicine and academia
On 16 Jul 2020
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute is presenting a live online Q&A session with Angela Saini, British journalist and author of bestseller Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and new release Superior: The Return of Race Science. The session begins 8.30 am AEST on Thursday 16 July.