INAUGURAL AMBASSADOR FOR WOMEN IN STEM: Australian women in STEM look to 2019

09 Dec 2018 12:59 PM | Jean Murray (Administrator)

Science communicator Dr Sarah Keenihan also reports in The Conversation that Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) recognised 15 Australian higher education and research institutions with Athena SWAN Bronze awards for their commitment to gender equity in STEM.  Dr Keenihan also reports that Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, will lead the Government’s national efforts to encourage girls and women to study and work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.  The Ambassador will raise awareness of the issues that can hold girls and women back from STEM study and work and of the opportunities available to girls and women in STEM, aiming to increase their participation.

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