Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Webinar: Reducing Stress and Building Resilience
On 15 Jul 2020
Franklin Women are offering a webinar featuring ‘R U OK?’ ambassador Chelsea Pottenger sharing tips for stress reduction, coping and enhanced productivity. The webinar will be held at 10.30 am AEST on 15 July and costs $14.50 for members or $35 for guests.
Accessible online meetings guide
Video conferencing has become ubiquitous lately, but these meetings are not always fully accessible to everyone who would like to participate. The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU) is offering a free online guide to optimising accessibility for virtual meetings.
The F Factor
The F Factor is a different kind of community group. Our purpose is to be a holistic support network for the entire duration of our members' technology careers. We want to see more women making it into technology leadership and less women exciting careers in tech mid-career.
The impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce
A report prepared by the Rapid Research Information Forum to inform the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP of the impact COVID-19 will have on women in the STEM workforce.
STEM Equity Monitor
The STEM Equity Monitor is a national data report on girls’ and women’s participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It presents the current state of STEM gender equity in Australia. It also provides a baseline for measuring change and trends over time in key sectors and career phases of girls’ and women’s engagement with STEM.
An intersectionality walk, with structural change
SAGE ACT regional network has developed an action-based activity to allow others to better understand how intersectionality affects an individual’s engagement at work, and how identification and mitigation of structural barriers can change this. A resource pack (PDF or DOC), introductory video, slide deck and walk tracker are all available to download and use.
Busting myths about women in STEM
The Office of the Chief Scientist has published a paper that dispels four damaging and persistent myths facing women in STEM, and highlights the need for ongoing action to encourage and support women to pursue careers in these areas.