Explore the Careers of Australia's Women STEM Leaders

About Women in STEM

Program 3 within the Day of STEM platform explores the careers of women STEM leaders who are at the forefront of the industry. The program explores six dynamic female role models and their individual career journeys with companies on the cutting-edge of technological innovation in Australia.

The program is being promoted through Day of STEM's national education partners and their affiliated state level networks of schools in order to reach student populations across different regions in Australia.

Teachers may run the program in the classroom or as a homework exercise for students.

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The virtual experience is designed to excite young women considering STEM careers through inspirational female mentors. Students will explore each mentor's journey, build a STEM resume, and participate in an interactive experience that explores multiple issues that each mentor experiences in the workplace.

Women In STEM Mentors

Anelo Cournut
Sandra Hogan
Sonia Haque
Tzipi Avioz
Vanessa Sulikowski

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Women In STEM?

Women In STEM is the third program within the Day of STEM platform which aims to inspire the next generation of Australian STEM professionals through an interactive, online STEM awareness platform called Day of STEM.

Is Women In STEM just one day?

No, it can be run anytime throughout the year. We encourage teachers and schools to schedule and pick a day to run the program. The initial time it takes to run the program in the classroom is approximately 45 minutes, with an option of 60 minute home work assignment.

Why should students participate?

Women In STEM is a powerful and exciting way for students to see and experience the benefit of following a cyber and STEM education pathway. By experiencing Women In STEM, students will be more prepared to make decisions for their future.

Is there a cost to participate?

No, the Women In STEM is free for all students, teachers, schools and organizations.

Do I need training to run Women In STEM?

No, the LifeJourney Mentor guides users through the entire Women In STEM experience in a self-paced format.


  • South Sydney Rabbitohs
  • La Trobe University
  • AMP
  • Australia Post
  • Cisco
  • Collingwood Football Club
  • Design and Technology Teachers Association
  • Deloitte
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lockheed Martin
  • RACQ
  • SAS
  • resilient melbourne
  • Telstra
  • Australian Association of Maths Teachers
  • Engineers Australia
  • Trustwave
  • Science Teachers Association-Victoria
  • ASTE
  • Optus
  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Computer Society Foundation
  • Australian Council for Computers in Education

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