Women in STEM Posts

Women in STEM for International Women’s Day

Women in STEM for International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Day of STEM encourages all schools to run the Women in STEM program (click here) in their classrooms during the month of March. This free, online immersive experience inspires students to understand the career profiles of six Australian female STEM professionals working in Finance, IT Projects, Cyber Risk, Data Analytics, Health and Cloud Architecture.

Day of STEM: What’s on in 2018

Day of STEM: What’s on in 2018

Day of STEM would like to thank our education and industry partners and participating schools for their support in making 2017 a great year. In 2017, Day of STEM:

  • increased the number of STEM mentors on the platform to 21 via 3 new programs including Women in STEM (click here), Optus Cyber Security Experience (click here) and the South Sydney STEM Cup (click here)
  • engaged with STEM teachers around Australia at education conferences and via professional learning webinars
  • promoted STEM career awareness through our free, online programs to thousands of Australian high-school and tertiary students (program overview here)

Top 5 Tips for Teachers Using Day of STEM in the Classroom

Top 5 Tips for Teachers Using Day of STEM in the Classroom

The Hills Grammar School is an independent K-12 school in Kenthurst, North-West Sydney. Pahia Cooper recently sat down to chat with teacher, Kim, to learn more about how she uses the Day of STEM programs in her classroom. Here are her 5 top tips for teachers.

Meet Your Mentor – A Q&A Interview with Tzipi Avioz

Meet Your Mentor – A Q&A Interview with Tzipi Avioz

We recently interviewed Day of STEM mentor, Tzipi Avioz, to listen to her perspectives on increasing diversity in the STEM fields, emerging technologies, mentoring and being a STEM parent. Tzipi is the Director, Technology & Operations for AMP and is featured as a mentor in our Women in STEM (click here) program.

Meet Olivia Chen – Rising STEM Entrepreneur

Meet Olivia Chen – Rising STEM Entrepreneur

We recently interviewed Olivia Chen about her passion for STEM, career aspirations and her upcoming trip to Israel for the global science camp SciTech. Olivia is a Year 10 student at Masada College in Sydney’s northern suburbs.