Shift: creating an inclusive workplace

At the end of April I had the pleasure of joining Valeria Ignatieva of WORK180 (Previously DCC Jobs) and Felicity Furey of Machinam Pty Ltd to be a Sherpa (guide) for the Swinburne Engineering Practice Academy’s first industry event as part of the quarterly series, Shift, to tackle one of engineering’s most persistent challenges: retaining women. Opened … Continue reading Shift: creating an inclusive workplace

Project Beta: age

My second Beta Session at the Swinburne Engineering Practice Academy explored the D&I topic of age and the associated stereotypes, barriers, and implications for our work in developing future-ready engineering professionals. A key takeaway from the session was that all generations can (and should) learn from the others, so we need to develop strategies to open … Continue reading Project Beta: age

Defence Science and Technology Group

On the 28th June, I delivered a keynote presentation in the Defence Science and Technology Group's (DTS Group) Inspiring Speaker Series, which is one of their activities undertaken as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equality (SAGE) initiative. I spoke to DST Group and wider-Defence members on my journey in STEM, the activities of … Continue reading Defence Science and Technology Group