Applications for the Women in Security Pilot Program are now open, backed by $100,000 from the Victorian government’s Cyber Strategy to improve the representation of women in the industry and address workforce shortages.
An education in STEM needn’t be seen as narrowing career path options. BOC’s Edith Butterfield talks about how having an inquisitive mind has helped her adapt to her many roles in the company. These days, it is considered highly unusual for younger members of the workforce to stay within one industry for longer than a … Continue reading Growing skills on the job and taking STEM in a different direction
Romana Tomic, a process engineer with BOC Limited, spoke to PACE about how taking the initiative and grabbing opportunities can drive forward a career in the engineering sector. In 2013, following her graduation from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons) and a Master of Biomedical Engineering, Romana Tomic … Continue reading Taking the lead as a young engineer
Australian Mining, PACE, Manufacturers’ Monthly, Logistics and Materials Handling, Prime Mover, Trailer and Diesel are partnered to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector. This is your opportunity to recognise the women who are driving change in your industry and – in doing so … Continue reading Nominations for the 2019 Women in Industry Awards are now open
Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO chief scientist – a unique role which will help champion science, its impact and contribution to the world. Foley is a world-renowned physicist and science leader most noted for her work developing superconducting devices and systems which have assisted in unearthing … Continue reading Physicist appointed as CSIRO chief scientist
Across the University of Sydney, female researchers are breaking new ground in their fields. As part of National Science Week, the university asked some inspiring women about succeeding in STEMM. Computing education specialist Dr Nicky Ringland, from the Australian Computing Academy, completed her PhD in computer science at the University of Sydney. She is also … Continue reading Women making an impact in STEMM
BOC Limited will be sponsoring the Women in Industry Awards in 2019. By renewing its sponsorship, 2019 will be BOC’s five-year anniversary of sponsoring the awards. BOC has a strong affinity for safety, sponsoring the Safety Advocacy Award since it was introduced in 2017. Recently, the company took out the Safety Solution of the Year … Continue reading BOC Limited has renewed its sponsorship of the Women in Industry Awards
When it comes to being an equal opportunity employer in the gender space, nobody can accuse Siqirus of having an agenda. The company – which specialises in manufacturing anti-venom and flu vaccines – has almost an even split with the gender of its employees. Currently, 54 per cent of staff are women, with last year’s … Continue reading Of funnel web spiders, the flu and gender equality
This is your opportunity to celebrate the women who are driving change in your industry and in doing so, breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities for the next generation. The Women in Industry Conference and Awards are returning from a successful 2017 edition. Join us on Thursday 14 June 2018 in Sydney, for this … Continue reading Women in Industry is back for 2018!
After 10 years as a warfare officer and police investigator in the navy, Penelope Twemlow decided to leave the Australian Defence Force and join a consultancy firm. However, it didn’t take long for her to decide that she would be better off starting her own business. General Manager is her company, which specialises in helping with … Continue reading Women need to change mindset at early age when it comes to careers
PACE, Australian Mining, Manufacturers’ Monthly, Logistics and Materials Handling, Prime Mover, Trailer and Diesel are partnered to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector. This is your opportunity to recognise the women who are driving change in your industry and – in doing so … Continue reading Nominations open for Women in Industry Awards
More than 100 Year 9 and 10 female students recently learned about some of the exciting career opportunities available to them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects at an event held at The University of Western Australia. Girls in Engineering Discovery Day is part of the Girls in Engineering program at UWA, which … Continue reading Young women encouraged to follow their dreams in engineering
The Women in Industry Awards have launched for another year, focusing on women excelling across a number of fields.
Women are consistently achieving greatness in their chosen fields within the mining, engineering and manufacturing industries and we think their talent should be acknowledged.