Families

Getting her interested in STEM

There is a lack of girls and women interested in STEM jobs and careers. This site aims to build female students’ confidence around STEM subjects, and support teachers and families to engage meaningfully with girls about pursuing careers in STEM.

Tips and resources

Bored with the same old entertainment on offer? Give yourself a brain-boosting update with these fun films, YouTube channels and books – handpicked for girls in STEM.

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Encouraging a growth mindset

How you think about yourself is just as important as any innate ‘talent’ or skills for success, especially for women and girls in STEM.

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At home activities

There are plenty of fun DIY activities that can be done from home to encourage girls to become more interested in STEM.

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Get involved

Throughout Australia there are hundreds of events that focus on STEM, many of which are just for girls. The GiST has brought these together to make it easy to find what you're looking for.

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