Resources

The inspiring women program offers you a range of resources including relevant articles activities, programs and information about local, national and international events.

If you have an interesting link, article or event to share, please email admin@veski.org.au

 

 

Articles and videos

 

women in STEM conferences / programs

Your Leadership Voice: Women in Focus - Monash Business School -  a unique and practical program designed on the back of the Panel Pledge for female professionals with managerial experience, who are seeking to develop their leadership skills and professional reputation and profile.

Conferences meetings for STEM globally

See our inspiring women calendar for more upcoming events and conferences.

 

grants, fellowships and scholarships

Other grants, fellowships and scholarships for inspiring women

inspiring women fellowships - designed to support outstanding female leaders who are planning for, experiencing, or returning from a career break.  

inspiring women industry internships - aim to support, inspire and inform Victorian women about career choices in the industrial sector, through partnerships with government, industry and academia.  

L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science - A long term commitment to empower women in science through three levels of L’Oréal’s For Women in Science awards program.  

Capstone Editing Carer's Travel Grant for Academic Women - to provide financial support for academic women who face additional childcare costs when travelling to conduct research or present a paper at a conference.

 

Scientific Academies and Peak Bodies  

 

Linked In Groups 

  • Women of STEM -Bringing together job seekers, employers, recruiters, and sponsors in one environment, creating an ecosystem to achieve long-term career success for women in STEM. We believe in corporate diversity as a competitive strength, and our mission is to provide tools for both the employer and job seeker to connect with one another. 
  • Women in TECH - Women In Tech is an employee-led effort to challenge the gender imbalance among software engineers and other technical roles
  • women in STEM summit - This group is for Women in STEM to engage and network with one another. We encourage you to join and share hot topics, ask questions, and simply engaged in valuable, thought-provoking conversations with like-minded professionals.
  • Women in Science Australia - To secure Australia's health and economy into the future, the talents of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are vital. Actions that encourage gender equity and equality, as well as family-friendly policies in STEM must be taken now. Join this group to learn more!
  • The PostDoc Forum - The PostDoc Forum aims to establish a close networking platform between PostDocs worldwide. Our hope is to create a platform for collaboration and mutual assistance between PostDocs. We invite you to post tips and ideas from your own experience. 
  • STEM Educators and Researchers - STEM Educators & Researchers' group links the research and education professionals in 'Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics' fields.

 

Gender in Research Organisations  

  • Women in the Science Research Workforce Toolkit - is designed to provide tools for Senior Leaders, Team Leaders and Lab Heads to address the gendered patterns of success in science and to assist individuals develop strategies for success. The Toolkit is designed to help identify barriers and obstacles to career progression and to assist in generating alternatives and solutions noting that change is a marathon, not a sprint, for organisations as well as for individuals.  
  • NHMRC – Women in Health Science - The aim of the Women in Health Science Working Committee is to gain a better understanding of the issues that face women researchers in health and medical research in terms of career progression and retention to enable NHMRC to identify mechanisms that could be implemented to overcome these issues.  A number of links to NHMRC policies are on this site  
  • NHMRC Funding Rules – Relative to Opportunity - Information for applicants  
  • ARC – ROPE Statement - ARC Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE) Statement  

 

Gender Equity initiatives  

 

Articles relating to gender equity  

  • Male Champions of Change - The strategy involves men of power and influence forming a high profile coalition to achieve change on gender equality issues in organisations and communities

 

Women on Boards   

 

books

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