As a society, our potential to excel in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), is stifled by the underrepresentation of girls and women in STEM education and careers. Of the STEM fields, Engineering has the lowest rate of female participation, at just 12.4%. Addressing this problem requires a multifaceted approach that tackles
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Historically, many women have been deterred from ‘male-dominated’ fields such as civil construction or water services, due to underlying systemic cultural factors. However, the tides are fast changing. More women than ever are entering these fields with unbridled enthusiasm and passion for what they do – bringing with them potentially world-changing new ideas and innovations.
Did you know: 1.2 million young Australians are living below the poverty line, affecting not only their life at home, but their education and prospects for future employment. For almost 100 years, The Smith Family has been supporting children and families, with its sights now firmly set on breaking the cycle of poverty by supporting
The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) space is constantly evolving with the development of new systems, technology and practices, as well as an increasing ratio of women in the workplace. With this evolution set to impact the next generation of STEM professionals, it’s more important than ever for companies in the STEM space to