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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Hobart 2022
From 07 Mar 2022 to 07 Mar 2022
Women in Data Science (WiDS) Hobart 2022 is an independent event organised by Lisa Craw and Denisse Fierro Arcos, PhD students at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS). WiDS Hobart coincides with the annual global WiDS Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. All genders are invite to attend WiDS regional events, which feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.
Through WiDS Hobart 2022 we aim to inspire participants about data science and its applications, by getting an insight into the careers and experience of women in the field. We also aim to support women in data science locally and nationally by highlighting their amazing work.
WiDS Hobart 2022 will feature a discussion panel centered around the question: "How has your career journey been so far?". Our panelists will share their experiences, opportunities, and hurdles they have encountered along the way. This will be followed by a moderated Q&A session where members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Our panelists include:
- Miranda Hunt, Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Echoview Software
- Dr. Paola Petrelli, Data Manager at the Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX)
- Mars Buttfield Addison, PhD candidate and software engineer at IMAS/CSIRO
- Dr. Chloe MacKellah, Climate Scientist at CSIRO
- Dr. Chen Zhao, post-doctoral researcher focusing on ice sheet models
Everyone is welcome to WiDS Hobart 2022, regardless of their gender. This event will be offered in a hybrid format.
Participants have the opportunity to join us in-person at the Aurora Theatre, IMAS Building, Salamanca. or online via Zoom.
#FromtheLAB is seeking science to feature in videos
Until 31 Mar 2021
Australian Science Communicators is looking for early- and mid-career researchers, innovators and scientists who want to share their research. #FromtheLAB will produce and share a short video for each chosen participant.
Avid Research – Australian STEM Stories Podcast, Seeking Interviewees
Amelia Travers of Avid Research is looking for women in STEM to feature on her podcast, telling their own unique story about their STEM career. If you would like to find out more about being interviewed for the podcast, email Amelia via the link below.
Girl Geek Academy forums
The Girl Geek Academy forums are an online space for girls aged 8+ to come and talk about tech. It's really important for girls who love STEM to make friends with like minded Girl Geeks, the forums as a way to encourage that. They're completely free and safe (monitored by the Girl Geek Academy team), and are run every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 4-6pm AEST.