Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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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
Millennial Leadership Program
Until 26 Feb 2020
The Millennial Leadership Program is a 12 month course designed to develop the core skills you need to get ahead as a Millennial Leader. Delivered through a three day bootcamp and fortnightly webinars, participants get to embed leadership habits, refine their communication through leadership coaching, and surround themselves with a supportive mentoring peer group of fellow aspiring leaders.
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.
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.