iSTEM Co. is had 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 2023 iSTEM Co. Women in STEM Careers Fair. Participants had the chance to connect with HR managers, employers and recruiters as well as to meet with career coaches.
The career fair was geared for early-career professionals seeking internship/employment opportunities and for established professionals interested in transitioning to leadership roles.
We had high caliber of STEM speakers including the Dr Rod Dilnutt, Chair Australia Computer Society (ACS), Helen McCabe, Founder and Managing Director, Future Women, Alesha Printz, General Manager, Engineers Australia (Victoria Division) and Dr Alison Every, Elevate Project Manager, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering shared insights on the current ecosystem of women in the STEM sector within Australia.
Women from all STEM backgrounds, education levels and career stages were in attendance
Dr Rod Dilnutt,
Chair, Australian Computer Society
Founder and Managing Director of Future Women
General Manager, Engineers Australia, Victoria Division
Dr Alison Every,
Elevate Program Manager, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
Dr. Morley Muse,
Co-Founder iSTEM Co.
Dr. Ruwangi Fernando,
Co-Founder iSTEM Co.
Acknowledgement of Country
Dr. Rod Dilnutt, Chair Australian Computer Society
Keynote on importance of Women's Participation the Australian workplace
Helen McCabe, Founder of Future Women
Strengthening the Engineering Workforce
Alesha Printz, GM Engineers Australia, (VIC Division)
The Power of Mentorship: Guiding the Next Generation of Female Scientists
Dr Alison Every, Elevate Program Director, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
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.