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Case studies

Women leading the way in STEM

Dr Cathy Foley leads the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) as Chief Scientist.

Expanding curious minds

The Curious Minds program has been enabling high potential year 9 and 10 girls to explore all aspects of STEM since 2015.

Making positive change for girls in STEM

Education Changemakers ran workshops for female educators to increase engagement and retention of girls in STEM.

The diversity advantage

The Male Champions of Change initiative engages male leaders to take an active role in STEM equity and accelerate change.

Breaking down workplace barriers

Edith Cowan University was awarded for progress in addressing gender inequity and supporting greater diversity and inclusion.

Superstar scientists of STEM

The Superstars of STEM program is helping to raise the profile of the nation’s female scientists to inspire the next generation.

A champion for STEM equity

As Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is encouraging girls and women to study and work in STEM.