Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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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.
Canberra Girls' Programming Network
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Her Tech Path
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.