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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.

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Online

The value of mentoring

  Trainees in science often express the need for ‘a mentor’. What does this mean and what should mentees and mentors expect? Written by IMNIS Executive Director, Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea. 

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National

Techgirls Competition

Ongoing

The Techgirls Competition is an annual program that changes the way girls perceive and engage in STEM. The program combines problem-solving through a social, business and technical lens, producing high-quality business plans, pitch videos and working app prototypes from girls as young as 7 to 17. Read the full evaluation report here.

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NSW

Franklin Women Mentoring Program

The Franklin Women Mentoring Program is a cross-organisational and structured 6-month program that combines informal mentoring sessions with formal sessions facilitated by experts in inclusive leadership.

It aims to support high-potential women in health and medical research careers progress into leadership positions, retaining their skill in the sector. It also provides male and female leaders with the opportunity to develop their mentorship skills as well as increase their awareness of the value of a diverse and inclusive workplace and the role they play in achieving this. 

Read the 2017/18 evaluation report here.

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WA

The Innovators Tea Party

The Innovators’ Tea Party links successful women working and training in STEM with high school students through a range of engaging events. Our 500+ women in STEM mentors are selected from a variety of industries and backgrounds and are passionate about telling their stories and promoting their fields.

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National

Young Indigenous Women's STEM Academy

Ongoing

The Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy (the Academy) will increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander females undertaking studies and careers in STEM. The Academy does this through targeted, long-term support to help overcome the barriers that discourage Indigenous women from pursuing STEM careers.The holistic, streamlined approach to support will promote access to STEM careers for high achieving Year 8 and Year 11 students. 

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VIC

BrainSTEM

BrainSTEM provides workshops, STEM challenges and mentoring to Victorian secondary school students.

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Tech Ready Women

Tech Ready Women Academy is a skills training platform and network that provides women with world class mentoring programs and content for personal growth and business innovation.

opportunity

National

Career Mentor Linkage Program

Ongoing

Australian Society for Medical Research has as developed a web-based Career Mentor Linkage Program where mid careerASMR members have the opportunity to be matched to a career mentor.

opportunity

National

Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS)

Ongoing

IMNIS provides PhD student mentees the opportunity to increase their understanding of the industry sector, strengthen their skills to be successful within any part of the STEM sector, and extend their professional network. Access the IMNIS Alumni Survey here.