Women in STEM Posts

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.

St. Patrick’s College Participates in Women in STEM Program

St. Patrick’s College Participates in Women in STEM Program

St. Patrick’s College in Campbelltown, NSW is one of the first schools to participate in the new Women in STEM (click here) program, released by LifeJourney in March under the Day of STEM platform. The Women in STEM program is aimed to increase interest and build awareness about STEM career opportunities, focusing on inspiring young women through female mentors who’ve navigated success in their field.

Meet Sonia – Your Day of STEM Mentor

Meet Sonia – Your Day of STEM Mentor

Day of STEM recently interviewed Sonia Haque, Consulting Technology Director at Deloitte Australia, to learn more about her career and background. Sonia is featured on the Day of STEM platform as an industry mentor as part of the Women in STEM program which is available to students now. Read the Q&A interview below to learn more and check out Sonia’s profile on the Day of STEM platform.

Women in STEM Mentor, Tzipi Avioz, interviewed on ABC News Breakfast and SBS Radio Show

 

Tzipi Avioz, IT Director of Customer Solutions & AMP NZ and a mentor in the Women in STEM program, was recently interviewed on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Virginia Trioli to discuss the importance of increasing diversity in STEM and engaging young women in STEM as part of the program launch. Click the video above to watch a clip of the interview.

Day of STEM Platform Launches New Program Featuring Leading Women in STEM Mentors

Day of STEM Platform Launches New Program Featuring Leading Women in STEM Mentors

  • Women in STEM Program is Free for Students, Parents, Teachers, and Schools in Australia
  • Students Build Personalised STEM Resumes, Explore Mentor Journeys, and Engage in Virtual Field Trips
  • Third Program Released on the Day of STEM Platform, Powered by LifeJourney

Leading female voices of Australian industry are sharing their personal career journeys through a new program designed to build awareness and inspire students to pursue pathways in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. According to a recent report by Australia’s Chief Scientist, women comprise just 16% of the total STEM workforce, a glaring statistic that has resulted in an increased focus to improve gender parity from leaders and organisations across the spectrum of Australian society.