News archive

 

inspiring women news

10 January 2020

Society has come so far in the last century that it’s easy to forget that, less than a hundred years ago, women couldn’t vote, they couldn’t own property, and they couldn’t work certain jobs. While most of that’s changed, there are still a few career paths that still feel like they’re stuck in the Middle Ages.

30 December 2019

When Industry, Science and Technology Minister Karen Andrews was finishing high school, she was top of her year in maths and science along with two male classmates. But when a teacher offered the three career advice, there was an unmistakable gender divide.

18 November 2019

The closing event for our 2019 veski inspiring women STEM sidebyside program was held on Monday, 18 November 2019 as part of a Celebration of Engineering and Women in STEM at the Melbourne Museum. The event was proudly supported by the Department of International Trade, UK, Institute of Civil Engineers UK (ICE UK) , Museums Victoria, and the British Consulate General Melbourne.

25 October 2019

On Thursday, 24 October, veski partnered with event host Michael Page to provide Leading the Way participants with their fifth session of the 2019 STEM sidebyside program, Embracing conflict and difficult conversations, at Engineers Australia.

19 September 2019

Associate Professor Emma Sciberras has developed this podcast, a part pf a series, with a Principal, a parent and a child, to highlights adjustments that can be made in the classroom to enable students with disability to access and participate in education on the same basis as their peers.  It is available via the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability

10 September 2019

On Tuesday, 10 September, Associate Professor Stella Clark AM delivered a half-day workshop on ‘Getting on a board and networking for various situations’ to the 2019 Leading the Way stream at The Bowl, NAB. The aim of the session was to assist participants with networking strategies, defining the role and responsibilities of a board director, and how participants can gain a board position. 

 

20 August 2019

Gender inequality in science is a real issue, and without frank and open discussions leading to positive action it is likely to remain so. In February 2019, Nature Reviews Cancer was invited to be part of a ‘Women in Science Mentoring’ panel discussion, which took place at the Lorne Cancer Conference in Victoria, Australia. The panel included Christina A Mitchell, previous veski board director and Leonie Walsh, previous Victorian Lead Scientist and veski connected innovation community member, Martine F Roussel and Ashani T Weeraratna.

16 August 2019

Associate Professor Natalie Hannan, veski inspiring women fellow and 2018 veski inspiring women STEM sidebyside program participant, was announced as Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

Pages

What's On

S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29