Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Coaching for STEMM Academics
STEM Women member Shelli McAlpine has recently started a coaching practice to support women in STEMM, with a focus on support around research, teaching, promotion, outreach and leadership. She has a passion for working with Early- and Mid-career academics, helping them to strategically position themselves for recognition and promotion in their existing roles, or work towards career transitions.
Shelli is offering a first one-hour consultation for free - find out more on her website at https://www.coachingstemmacademics.com.
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.
Authentic Leadership in STEMM Program
From 01 Feb 2021 to 02 Apr 2021
The Your Authentic Self Leadership program is an 8 week program that will give you strategies, coaching, tools and tips to be more confident and feel empowered to become your Authentic Self. This will enable you to get ahead in your career and life. If you want to increase your confidence, manage stress, boost resilience, grow mental toughness, expand your mindset for high performance and accelerate your leadership progress, then this 8 Week program is for YOU! Curious to know more? Book a call with us
The Indigenous Media Mentoring Program
Until 21 Dec 2020
AusSMC is collaborating with NITV to run the second year of their Indigenous Media Mentoring Program. Applications are now open, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander STEM researchers are encouraged to register their interest.
CATALYSE Mentorship Program for Women Scientists
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.