inspiring women news

4 August 2016

Get tips on promoting yourself in these videos recorded at a veski inspiring women PD & networking event.

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Specialists from across a broad range of fields told veski’s fourth inspiring women professional development & networking event that confidence and being true to yourself, are key to successfully promoting yourself and marketing your talents in the STEM sector.

4 July 2016

It’s not everyday that a student gets to be in the same room as the Prime Minister of Australia.

Bipasha Kashyap, a 2016 veski inspiring women industry intern, did just that, and more, at the Master Project Expo in Melbourne on 3 June 2016.

27 June 2016

In April 2016, the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) released another report in their New Work Order series entitled ‘The New Basics: Big data reveals the skills young people need for the New Work Order’.

6 May 2016

By Florienne Loder

“Science is one of my great loves, it has made my life rich and taken me on many amazing adventures” says Dr Diana Stojanovski. At 36 weeks, Diana is clearly pregnant. Though a little tired, she has had a good run and still enjoys coming to work at the University of Melbourne.

14 March 2016

The important role of women in science will be the focus of a National Press Club panel discussion in March exploring the key issues impacting gender equality in science and the key question of “Why do women leave science?”

A panel will address this question and the rate at which women are leaving scientific careers on March 30 at the National Press Club.

19 February 2016

University of Melbourne researcher Dr Jaclyn Pearson was awarded the prestigious Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research (PAHMR) in 2014 for her groundbreaking work into how diarrhoea-causing bacteria hides from the immune system. She was selected from a field of highly talented, young, up-and-coming Victorian health and medical researchers. The Premier’s Award recognises achievement, celebrates creativity and acknowledges excellence across all fields of health or medical research.

16 February 2016

Are women undermining themselves by using words like "sorry" in their communications? The truth ... is complicated. Here's what the soundbites miss

Here is an excerpt from a LinkedIn Post by Tara Mohr, author of Playing Big.

15 February 2016

The university system, like many work sectors, has a problem with gender equity in leadership positions (Bell, 2010). This is a problem not just in Australia, but globally. For instance, a recent survey of 32 Pacific Rim universities, including 4 Australian universities, found that men are significantly more likely to occupy senior management positions than women (Brewer, 2014). There are many reasons for this ongoing gender inequity (Bagihole & White, 2011).

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