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's Agenda Leadership Awards
Until 31 Mar 2021
The annual Women's Agenda Leadership Awards are once again open for nominations. If you know an emerging leader who identifies as female and uses inclusive, collaborative, compassionate and courageous leadership to blaze a trail, we encourage you to nominate her, or you also can nominate yourself.
Report from the Engineering Australia Taskforce
Professor Deborah Corrigan and Dr Kathleen Aikens from Monash University have released their report titled Barriers to Participation in Engineering and The Value of Interventions to Improve Diversity. This comprehensive report looks at the many contexts for women's participation in engineering and the barriers that are present, and suggests potential interventions to increase participation.
Expert FindHer Resources Directory
The Expert FindHer Resources Directory is a directory of relevant programs, funding sources, networks, mentors and tools to support women entrepreneurs. Initially launched in June 2020, the updated directory now has over 400 resources including 85 STEM related resources! We encourage you to click through and read more.
2022 Australian Academy of Science nominations now open
From 25 Feb 2021 to 01 May 2021
The annual Australian Academy of Science (AAS) awards are open for nomination and application and support and shine a light on researchers who are making outstanding contributions to science and progressing the advancement of science in Australia.
Awards include the 2022 honorific awards and support for research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.
The AAS is seeking applications and nominations of outstanding scientists from all career stages, backgrounds and genders across its various awards, and strongly encourages more nominations of women for all awards, in particular the premier, career and mid-career honorific awards. You can review all of the award options on this Awards poster 2022.
All honorific award nominations close 1 May 2021.
All research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships applications close 1 June 2021.
UNSW Webinar - 'Inferior', Caroline Ford in conversation with Angela Saini
From 08 Mar 2021 to 08 Mar 2021
UNSW is presenting a free webinar featuring STEMMinist Book Club's Caroline Ford in conversation with Angela Saini, author of 'Inferior'. The webinar will cover gender bias in science and medicine, the public understanding of gender and how to more accurately frame human differences.
Prime Minister's Prizes for Science
Until 09 Mar 2021
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science award Australian scientists and innovators for their outstanding achievements in science and research-based innovation. We encourage you to nominate groundbreaking and inspiring scientists who are on your radar. Nominations close 9 March.
Science Meets Parliament 2021 registrations now open
Until 22 Feb 2021
Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM will give the National Press Club Address on 17 March - as the centrepiece of this year’s Science meets Parliament. The virtual event series will take place from 2 March to 1 April. Registrations close 22 February or when tickets run out.
Women and Girls in STEM Roadmap
The Victorian Government has released their roadmap for women and girls' journeys into STEM. The roadmap details the pathways and opportunities available to women in STEM, across their whole academic careers and into the professional sector.