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Raising the profile of women in STEM


NCGRT groundwater hydrology PhD student Megan Sebben on national television to discuss some of the issues around the lack of women taking up careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and "Curious Minds", a hands-on mentoring program to ignite girls’ passion in STEM.

Australian girls still lagging behind boys in both science and maths. Passionate NCGRT PhD groundwater Hydrogeology student Megan Sebben featured on in December recently to discuss the issues around why there are low number of women taking up STEM study pathways and careers. She is a mentor with Curious Minds, a hands-on extension and mentoring program to ignite girls’ passion in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Watch the video:http://www.groundwater.com.au/videos/rising-the-profile-of-women-in-stem

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/FlindersSTEMWomen/

Video: ABC Breakfast News – Published Wednesday 21 December 2016.