women in STEM
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, an astrophysicist based at the CSIRO, has been named Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador.
The Australian government is set to start work on its 10-year plan to increase the number of girls and women in STEM it announced in the May Budget.
Cloud accounting software company MYOB has announced the second run of Developher, a paid full-time internship program that trains women to code.
After announcing that it would look to ensure that women make up at least 50 percent of all its government boards, the Victorian Government is expanding its focus, aiming to develop a wider Gender Equality Strategy for the state.
Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of a scholarship, giving members an opportunity to take part in a course designed to help women gain technical skills, and in turn increase the number of startups founded by women.