Who are the women in STEM?

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Working in science

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

    Cecilia Villacorta-Rath

    Research Officer

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  • Follow your interests and take all the opportunities you can.

    Lidia Matesic


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  • It’s OK not to know exactly what career path you will take

    Sonia Shah

    NHMRC Early Career Fellow

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  • Sue Keay

    We need to think beyond that we already know and that's where creativity is important.

    Dr Sue Keay

    Research Director CSIRO

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Working in defence

  • Never be afraid of failing and don’t care what others might think of you. Everything is a learning opportunity and you never know where it may lead and who you might meet.

    Lieutenant Kate Cox

    Aviation Engineer / Lieutenant

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  • Attend workshops, university open days and do work experience. Try to speak to your parents' friends who work in different industries to gauge what interests you!

    CAPT Louise Farrell

    Captain, Aviation Maintenance Engineer

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Working in the skies

  • You can do anything but you don’t have to do everything – so do what excites you.

    Alana Barber

    Aviation Management student

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

    Bianca Capra

    Senior Lecturer, Aerospace Engineer & Co-Chair YoWIE

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Working with animals

  • The most rewarding part of my job is working with animals and being a voice for the voiceless.

    Janice Vaz

    PhD Student

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  • Kat Duncan with her dog

    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

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  • Wendy Wright with a juvenile rhinoceros

    I want to ensure that wild places and wild animals are understood and protected.

    Wendy Wright

    Associate Professor, Conservation Biology & Associate Dean, Research Training

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