opportunity

National

Superstars of STEM applications now open!

Until 31 Aug 2020

Science & Technology Australia has begun a nationwide search for the next 60 Superstars of STEM—brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who want to step into the spotlight as media stars. 

 

resource

Online

BiasWatchNeuro

The goal of BiasWatchNeuro is to track the speaker composition of conferences in neuroscience, particularly with respect to gender representation.

opportunity

NT

CATALYSE Mentorship Program for Women Scientists

Ongoing

The program aims to champion the advancement of women in STEM and in particular women scientists working in Aboriginal and Tropical Health. 

The mentee will be connected with mentors and strategic counsellors who may be able to provide support through targeted personal and professional development opportunities, provide leadership advice and guidance, and connect them with potential external networks who may be able to benefit the mentee and the progression of her career. 

resource

Online

Jasper: Take off with STEM

As part of its strategy to engage more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based subjects and career paths, the RAAF has launched a new initiative based around a character named Jasper.

opportunity

ACT

Canberra Girls' Programming Network

Ongoing

The Canberra Girls’ Programming Network runs free, hands-on programming workshops for girls in grades 4–12. Girls are introduced to a range of topics such as cryptography and games and code their own programs using the Python programming language. No coding experience is necessary! Events are run several times a year by volunteer local women studying or working in IT in industry, academia and government.

resource

Online

ASTRO 3D Guide for Inclusive Meetings

The ASTRO 3D EDI Committee compiled a best-practice Guide for Inclusive Meetings. It includes suggestions for organisers of ASTRO 3D (and other) events that will help make the event equitable for gender and other forms of diversity, accessible for those with a disability, and inclusionary for all. It includes suggestions before the event (planning), during the event and after the event.

resource

VIC

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.

resource

Space4Women Network

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.

opportunity

Online

Have your say: Work and Care in the Time of COVID-19

Ongoing

The University of Melbourne is currently collecting responses for their 'Work & Care in the Time of COVID-19' survey.

opportunity

TAS

Do you live in Tasmania and want to contribute expertise to the ABC?

Ongoing

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.