The first ever in-person careers fair for women in STEM

iSTEM Co.
Careers Fair

31st August, 2022
City Tower, Victoria University

About

iSTEM Co. is offering a full day interactive program for job seekers and individuals looking to pivot their careers to explore a variety of new employment and career opportunities during the iSTEM Co. Careers Fair in STEM. Participants will get the chance to connect with HR managers, employers and recruiters as well as to meet with career coaches.

This inaugural careers fair will be geared for early-career professionals seeking internship/employment opportunities and for established professionals interested in transitioning to leadership roles. More details to come soon!

In the morning, high caliber of STEM speakers including the Dr Bronwyn Evans, CEO of Engineers Australia, Prof Anne-Marie Hede, Victoria University Dean of Research, Ms Fleur Yaxley, Managing Director, BayWa r.e. and Dr Amanda Caples, Victoria’s Lead Scientist will share insights on the current ecosystem of women in the STEM sector within Australia.

Women from all STEM backgrounds, education levels and career stages are welcome to join!

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Speakers

Prof Anne-Marie Hede,

Dean, Victoria University Research

Dr Amanda Caples,

Victoria's Lead Scientist

Jan Kavanagh

Optimum Recruitment

Dr Bronwyn Evans,

Chair Building 4.0 CRC and former CEO Engineers Australia

Ms Fleur Yaxley

Managing Director, BayWa r.e.

Dr. Ruwangi Fernando and Dr. Morley Muse

Founders iSTEM Co.

Event Schedule

Acknowledgement of Country

Prof Anne-Marie Hede, Dean, Victoria University Research

Current ecosystem of women in the STEM workforce in Australia

Dr Amanda Caples, Victoria’s Lead Scientist

Current ecosystem of women in the STEM workforce in Australia

Ms Fleur Yaxley, Managing Director, BayWa r.e.

Achieving gender balanced shortlisting in STEM recruitment

Jan Kavanagh, Optimum Recruitment

Why the Engineering Industry needs more diverse women

Dr Bronwyn Evans, Chair Building 4.0 CRC and former CEO Engineers Australia

Why iSTEM Co.? The state of women of colour in STEM within Australia

Dr. Ruwangi Fernando and Dr. Morley Muse, Founders iSTEM Co.

Our Valuable Moments

Here is a snapshot of some the highlights of the careers fair

Partner and Sponsor STEM Organisations

Here are the organisations represented at the careers fair

If you want diversity, then create the space for inclusion

iSTEM Co. is a research, consulting and talent sourcing company aimed to promote and enable employment of women in STEM including women of colour and women from CALD into Australian STEM organisations.