Resources and Opportunities
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A Guide for Women in STEM: Closing the Gender Gap
Due to a variety of contributing factors, women are represented three times less than males in these industries. Since 1991, the number of women in STEM has steadily declined from its high of 36% to 25% in 2015. Women are in need of more resources to be successful in these fields. Within this guide are a multitude of reasons to close the gender gap, resources for overcoming the biggest challenges in STEM, scholarships for women pursuing science degrees, and inspiring female role models.
Women in STEM Resources
A repository of peer-reviewed research and resources discussing the challenges facing white women an men and women of colour in science.
Berkeley Boot Camps - Coding
Learning to code is easier than you think. Whether you’re a novice who’s just starting out or already have prior experience with industry concepts and tools, our coding resource articles and web design tutorials can help further develop your existing skill set.
Women in Technology WA’s Techtrails STEM and Future Skills schools program is going online with a new initiative!
Techtrails Online is a series of online modules featuring links to future careers and video content showcasing inspiring female STEM role models. This exciting new initiative has been designed to inspire secondary students for a future in STEM, and give them the opportunity to explore where these skills could take them.
Free to access and easy to use, with modules covering a range of themes, students will learn about the technology used in industries from marine science, and farming, to virtual reality, space and more!
Aren't a teacher? Techtrails Online is open for anyone to use, so start exploring...
Havard Implicit Assoication Test (IAT)
The IAT measures implicit attitudes and beliefs that people are either unwilling or unable to recognise.
CAASTRO Gender Action Toolkit
ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) has put together some resources to give you some guidance and thoughts on how to achieve gender equality within your discipline or organisation.
Guide to Organising Inclusive Scientific Meetings
This document presents some concrete recommendations for how to incorporate inclusion and equity practices into scientific meetings, from the ground up.
How to banish manels and manferences from scientific meetings
A Nature analysis finds that several fields of science are moving away from male-dominated conferences and panels — but it’s easy to slip back into old habits.
Australian Women in Resources Alliance
The Australian Women in Resources Alliance (AWRA) is a national workforce gender diversity initiative facilitated by Australia’s resource industry employer group, AMMA. AWRA assists employers on their gender diversity journey with the overarching goal to increase women’s participation in the resources, allied and related construction sectors to 25% by 2025, thus delivering a diverse mix of skills and talent to drive productivity and innovation.