Murdoch University International Women’s Day 2019

On the 8th March 2019 I had the pleasure of joining Murdoch University in Perth to celebrate International Women's Day. The theme for 2019 was 'Balance for Better', which I explored through my experience in STEM, and argued that most importantly, we need balance in how we achieve gender equity: all genders working for the … Continue reading Murdoch University International Women’s Day 2019

Australian Embassy in Jakarta

In October 2018 I presented a TED-inspired keynote for the Embassy's Cracking the Code: where are tomorrow’s women leaders? event for the Australia Global Alumni in Indonesia, opened by His Excellency Gary Quinlan. I mapped out the barriers girls and women face along their pathway to STEM leadership, and identified how we can break these barriers and disrupt … Continue reading Australian Embassy in Jakarta

Arup Melbourne Gender and Engineering

On 8th August I presented to the Arup Melbourne office on gender and engineering. Sharing a personal perspective and experience as a woman in engineering helps people understand issues they don’t necessarily see (or maybe avoid seeing) and realise the impact of lots of tiny things that add up to a very big issue in our industry. … Continue reading Arup Melbourne Gender and Engineering

Ruyton Girls’ School Science Week

On 14th August I presented to Ruyton Girls'​ School for National Science Week, sharing how I use my engineering mindset of critical and strategic thinking, curiosity and creativity to solve problems from brain injury to gender equity.  I shared examples of my work at Arup to show how engineers can shape a better world, why … Continue reading Ruyton Girls’ School Science Week

Sisters in Science International Women’s Day Panel

After visiting the Digital Transformation Agency in Canberra, I was back in Melbourne to conclude International Women's Day with the Sisters in Science Panel: Changing the Game for Women in STEMM. I spoke about the importance of fixing systems, not women, and that gender equity was the responsibility of everyone - not just women, and not … Continue reading Sisters in Science International Women’s Day Panel

Digital Transformation Agency International Women’s Day

On the 8th March 2018 - International Women's Day - I was hosted by the CEO Gavin Slater and the rest of the Digital Transformation Agency to deliver a workshop on gender equity in STEM. I took the DTA through my STEM journey and my pathway as a champion for gender equity. Our discussion culminated … Continue reading Digital Transformation Agency International Women’s Day

YWCA Canberra She Leads High

On the 28th November 2017, I delivered a keynote address to the YWCA Canberra She Leads High Conference, a one-day leadership event specifically targeted at young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. Being able to speak about my journey, lessons learnt, and what lies ahead for all of us was … Continue reading YWCA Canberra She Leads High