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STEM is the study of science, technology, engineering and maths. STEM is practical, challenging, and fun to study, plus it gives you the skills you will need to solve real-world problems in the jobs of the future.


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Welcome to The GiST!

  • Build girls’ confidence around STEM subjects
  • Unpack the 7 Principles for inclusive learning environments
  • Support teachers and families to engage meaningfully with girls to pursue careers in STEM
  • Showcase STEM programs and activities relating to STEM and provide a range of role models for girls and young women
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Love science, technology, engineering and maths? Find a career that loves you back.

Match me up!
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All industries benefit from a diverse workforce. So, inspire girls to stick with STEM.

Find out how
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You shape your daughter’s subject and career choices. Stay informed about her opportunities.

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Latest stories from women in STEM

Bianca Capra

"Find your voice. Your passion is your power and influence."

Bianca Capra

Senior Lecturer, Aerospace Engineer & Co-Chair YoWIE

Cecilia Villacorta Rath Lizard Island

"Follow your heart and dream big because everything is possible."

Cecilia Villacorta-Rath

Research Officer

Kat Duncan

"Choose a career that you think you'll love, work hard and don't give up till you get there."

Kat Duncan

Locum veterinary surgeon

What is STEM?

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and maths. If you enjoy these subjects, you can find an exciting and satisfying job in the STEM industries.

Explore resources

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Bee habitat lesson (5 - 6)

Students are introduced to the diversity of Australia’s native bees and explore bee habitats at school.

Bee Habitat
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Community engagement

We’ve developed this kit for schools to make sure that parents, teachers, students and school communities have access to resources designed to encourage and inspire more girls in STEM.

Download the Kit
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Careers in the space industry

Find out about careers in the Australian space industry and inspire girls in your class to reach for the stars!

Find out more