Resources and Opportunities
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National Annual APS Women in STEM Leadership
From 21 Sep 2022 to 22 Sep 2022
2022 National Annual APS Women in STEM Leadership ( Digital event)
The Hatchery’s Public Sector Women in STEM Leadership Summit is a platform for women at all stages of leadership to come together and share their insights on how they made it work, how they changed attitudes and created their own leadership style to effectively lead in male dominated fields.
This is a great opportunity for women in senior leadership to share their learnings and advice for the next crop of women leaders in the space, some of whom may be struggling to find role models in what is typically a heavily male dominated field.
Among others Key contributors on the agenda include:
Prof Lisa Harvey-Smith Australian Government Women in STEM Ambassador
Dr Sian Proctor Geoscientist, SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew Pilot,
Kelly Sims - General Manager & CIO , IP Australia,
Prof Caroline McMillen- Chief Scientist for South Australia
Melissa Brown First Assistant Secretary Environment Approvals Division - Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Anntonette Dailey Executive Director Australian Space Agency
Sabra Horne former Chief, U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Innovation Hub
Limited Number of Early Bird passes are available PLUS use Discount Code "STEMWOMEN" to get an extra $100 off on top
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.
Authentic Leadership Summit For STEMM
From 26 May 2022 to 27 May 2022
Dive in with us and join our 2-day virtual global summit of brilliant minds in STEMM sharing their stories of being Authentic Leaders in their field. This Global Summit is focusing on Inspiration, Innovation and Authenticity. You can pop in and out of the sessions - no need to be there for 2 full days. Replays available for a year. Profits go the Nawa Asha Griha School to educate and feed street children in Nepal.
We have the likes of Professor Bronwyn Fox (Chief Scientist CSIRO, Australia), Kate Gray (Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, investor), Professor Didith Rodrigo (President-elect of the Asia Pacific Society for Computers in Education, Philippines), Delia Perry (Podcaster, USA), Linda Belzile Buisson (Senior Leadership Results Strategist, Coach and Mentor, Robbins Research International, Norway), Nicole Thakuri-Wick (Lead of Nawa Asha Griha, Nepal), Monique Rhodes (Happiness Strategist, New Zealand), AND MANY MORE... including medical specialists, academics, researchers, mindset coaches, social entrepreneurs, from all over the globe!
Be a part of the growing global tribe of STEMM Heroes who are willing to challenge the status quo and be change agents to empower greatness for all.
Live and Lead Authentically!
The search is on for aspiring leaders in STEM
Until 29 May 2021
The STEM Executive Experience Day is an immersive one day event where you experience a ‘day in the life’ of an executive. For the day you are the executive of a fictitious company and are faced with a series of challenges from making tough decisions, to being the face of the company, to designing strategies for your company and managing difficult staff.
The WeAspire team are running a competition for two free places in the day program, to be run on 18 June in Sydney, including return flights to Sydney and 2 nights in a 5 star hotel.
Find out more and enter online at https://www.weaspire.education/win - entries close Saturday 29 May 2021, and winners will be announced on 2 June.
AMSI Winter School 2021 applications are open
From 12 Jul 2021 to 23 Jul 2021
Apply now for two weeks on #datascience hosted by @QUT. The program offers a range of specialist topics with overarching themes including Bayesian statistics, advanced Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods, likelihood-free inference, modern neural networks and dimension reduction for high dimensional data. Scholarships are available for financial assistance.
MYOB's DevelopHer Program
From 06 May 2021 to 16 May 2021
MYOB’s DevelopHer program offers opportunities for women and people who identify as female to enter the world of software development. With a paid scholarship, a salary while you gain a qualification at RMIT and a permanent role on offer, it’s the perfect way to set-up a career in tech.
Learn more about the DevelopHer program at the upcoming webinar Tuesday 11 May 12pm: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3139006/7783E1190F0324DE5A7792AE165B05C8?partnerref=stemdir
Apply for the DevelopHer via the link below
PyConline AU call for proposals open
Until 10 Jun 2021
The organisers of PyCon AU are looking for talks on everything Python, open source, and tech-related for their upcoming conference to be held online from 10 - 12 September, 2021. The call for proposals is open until 10 June and you can submit to the main conference and specialist tracks through the same process. They are also interested in ideas for social events!
Australian Science Policy Fellowships now open for 2021–22
Until 26 Apr 2021
The Office of the Chief Scientist has opened applications for the 2021–22 cohort of Fellows to grow the diversity of expertise in the Australian Public Service. You can find more info, including how to apply and profiles of previous Fellows, on its website.
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