opportunity

National

Superstars of STEM applications now open!

Until 31 Aug 2020

Science & Technology Australia has begun a nationwide search for the next 60 Superstars of STEM—brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who want to step into the spotlight as media stars. 

 

resource

Online

Jasper: Take off with STEM

As part of its strategy to engage more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based subjects and career paths, the RAAF has launched a new initiative based around a character named Jasper.

opportunity

ACT

Canberra Girls' Programming Network

Ongoing

The Canberra Girls’ Programming Network runs free, hands-on programming workshops for girls in grades 4–12. Girls are introduced to a range of topics such as cryptography and games and code their own programs using the Python programming language. No coding experience is necessary! Events are run several times a year by volunteer local women studying or working in IT in industry, academia and government.

resource

VIC

Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Program

In 2019 Monash University ran this free program to support and nurture an entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation of women. Monash University invited schools to nominate a team of four year 10 female students. Read about the impact of the program here.

opportunity

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.

opportunity

Online

Telstra Business Women's Awards

Ongoing

The Telstra Business Women's Awards aim to celebrate outstanding business women who are innovating with a unique approach to how they do business.

resource

National

R-Ladies

R-Ladies is a global network of women in the R community, designed to offer support and visibility.

resource

QLD

Dream Big Australia

Dream Big Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides the best science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) experiences to young people aged 15 to 18, empowering them to become future leaders in education, industry and innovation.

resource

National

Women in STEMM Australia

Women in STEMM Australia is a nationally recognised association for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). Our over-arching goal is to connect women in STEMM regardless of their discipline and profession.

opportunity

SA, Adelaide

Her Tech Path

Ongoing

HerTechPath is a grass-roots community of women in South Australia working in the tech sector who want to celebrate and inspire women and girls to consider rewarding and diverse careers in the technology sector. Our community runs free briefings for high schools in metropolitan Adelaide to showcase "Where can the tech industry take you?" with a panel of women working in the sector.