Dr Carole Thomas leads the ‘Women in Science’ agenda at the John Innes Centre (JIC) and played an instrumental role in JIC being the first institution in the UK to receive a Gold Athena SWAN Award in 2017. She is also a Daphne Jackson Trustee, a UK charity dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break.
ECU is pleased to be hosting the Western Australian leg of Dr Thomas’ Australian tour on 14 December 2018 as she shares her Athena SWAN experiences with SAGE members nationwide.
Live streaming venues are available at both the Mount Lawley and South West Campuses.
The Annual Women in Leadership Summit returns to Perth for the 6th time (3-4 December) to inspire and empower leaders across all industries. Learn and be inspired by Western Australia’s top leaders and take the next step in your career by engaging with coaches in focused interactive sessions. This event is in partnership with the Women Leaders Institute.
Run by Science & Technology Australia, applications are now open for the 2018/2019 cohort. Successful participants get to partake in a two year in program that will push their visibility as public role models for STEM. The initiative also supports the building of their STEM profile and allow them to share their story with fellow women and younger girls studying in STEM subjects. Apply now!
2018 marks 20 years since WiTWA was founded and they are celebrating by recognising champions for diversity and equality for women in STEM and Innovation in Western Australia. Nominations are now open for women who break new ground in their career, mentoring and encourage others to pursue their non-traditional work, or speak out and act against discrimination. Apply today!
Diversity beyond gender, 9 August 2018 - Perth CBD.
Featuring senior leaders of some of our nations’ longest standing companies, this event will discuss what is required to develop and support a truly diverse workforce.
19 June 2018
22 February 2018, Building 1 Level 4 (Council Chambers Foyer), ECU Joondalup campus, Perth, Western Australia
11 October 2017, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Bellevue Ballroom, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
5 & 6 September 2017, Brisbane, QLD
Deadline for applications is 5pm on 23 May 2017.
18 May 2017, Speaker event followed by workshop elective
16 January 2017, Woolnough Lecture Theatre & Geography & Geology Building, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia
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