Resources and Opportunities
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Coaching for STEMM Academics
STEM Women member Shelli McAlpine has recently started a coaching practice to support women in STEMM, with a focus on support around research, teaching, promotion, outreach and leadership. She has a passion for working with Early- and Mid-career academics, helping them to strategically position themselves for recognition and promotion in their existing roles, or work towards career transitions.
Shelli is offering a first one-hour consultation for free - find out more on her website at https://www.coachingstemmacademics.com.
Authentic Leadership Summit For STEMM
From 26 May 2022 to 27 May 2022
Dive in with us and join our 2-day virtual global summit of brilliant minds in STEMM sharing their stories of being Authentic Leaders in their field. This Global Summit is focusing on Inspiration, Innovation and Authenticity. You can pop in and out of the sessions - no need to be there for 2 full days. Replays available for a year. Profits go the Nawa Asha Griha School to educate and feed street children in Nepal.
We have the likes of Professor Bronwyn Fox (Chief Scientist CSIRO, Australia), Kate Gray (Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, investor), Professor Didith Rodrigo (President-elect of the Asia Pacific Society for Computers in Education, Philippines), Delia Perry (Podcaster, USA), Linda Belzile Buisson (Senior Leadership Results Strategist, Coach and Mentor, Robbins Research International, Norway), Nicole Thakuri-Wick (Lead of Nawa Asha Griha, Nepal), Monique Rhodes (Happiness Strategist, New Zealand), AND MANY MORE... including medical specialists, academics, researchers, mindset coaches, social entrepreneurs, from all over the globe!
Be a part of the growing global tribe of STEMM Heroes who are willing to challenge the status quo and be change agents to empower greatness for all.
Live and Lead Authentically!
Are Australian gender equity initiatives really working?
A recent review by Dr Merryn McKinnon has suggested that initiatives targeting women in STEM are seldom as effective as they mean to be.
How gendered harassment affects women in male-dominated industries
Male-dominated industries such as investment management, automotive trades and airline piloting expose women to daily gender-based harassment. Gender-based harassment is not necessarily sexual in nature, but is targeted based on the gender of the victim. Click below to find out more about gender-based harassment, and what the research shows.
Inclusion for LGBTQIA+ scientists in the workplace
Many LGBTQIA+ scientists feel invisible within their institutions, this article explores lived experience and outlines the importance of recognizing and celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities in the workplace to support mental health and career advancement.
International survey of parenthood and career progression in STEMM
Mothers in Science is an international research group investigating the effects of parenthood on career progression in STEMM fields. The researchers are looking for data from people of any gender working in STEMM, with or without children, at any career stage.
Safe fieldwork strategies for at-risk individuals, supervisors and institutions
Researchers who are at-risk due to their race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and/or religion face immediate threat and long term prejudice. This thoughtful article outlines risk mitigation strategies to keep all researchers safer in the field.
Disrupting the System – Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Male Champions of Change has released a report on organizational approached to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, recommending that the prevention of sexual harassment be a key point of accountability for Boards, CEOs and Executive teams.
50|50 By 2030 Foundation Report Hub
A comprehensive collection of local, national and international reports focused on gender and equality.
The 7 enablers of flex success
Through quantitative and qualitative research and working with over 600 organisations, beam has identified 7 flex enablers businesses need to tackle for a truly flexible work environment.