These are our fabulous supporters who make everything possible


Patron

 

Lyn Beazley (Patron)

"I am delighted and honoured to be Patron of the marvellous TechTrails program. As WA's Chief Scientist from 2006-2013, I became acutely aware that young Australians face a changing world where skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will be key. I have witnessed the excitement of students as TechTrails brings them face to face with 'real' people with amazing careers and they have the opportunity to talk, for example, with a RAAF pilot, a police forensics expert or a biologist saving endangered species. TechTrails is a very special program that can change the lives of young Australians by inspiring them to reach their true potential. What a great way to help build a better future for Australia and beyond."

- Professor Lyn Beazley, AO FTSE, inductee of the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame and former Chief Scientist of WA 

 


Industry Partners

Department of Industry Innovation and Science - Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Grant

In December 2016 the Department of Industry Innovation and Science awarded WiTWA a grant under the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Program to fund our techtrails STEM incursion program aimed at identifying and celebrating STEM role models in science and research, entrepreneurship and corporate leadership to inspire school-age girls.


 

The Government of Western Australia Department of Communities is a trusted Industry Partner of WiTWA and is supporting us in our many initiatives, including industry events, our TECHXchange Meetups and the techtrails STEM Incursion Program.

 

University of Western Australia--Computering Engineering & Mathematics. UWA is thrilled to be part of solving the challenge of young women choosing to go into the science and technology fields. Increasingly, this is going to be essential for our future. --UWA

 

Kinetic IT partners with Women in Technology Western Australia (WiTWA) to successfully deliver its regional techtrails incursion program in 2016.  As Special Industry Partner, Kinetic IT enables techtrails to be hosted in the regional centres. Kinetic IT is excited to be able to help build our local community as well as playing an important role in the development our future IT leaders. --Kinetic IT


Edith Cowan University. Our founder, Edith Cowan, believed that education was the key to growth, change and improvement. We are proud to continue her legacy by supporting WiTWA in their role of promoting technology to young women. -- Andrew Woodward, Dean of School of Science

 


 

Special Supporters


Mills Oakley Lawyers   
"We were delighted to be able to support the Women in Technology (WA) committee with advice and constitutional set up. They are a very effective organisation, but it is important that any not-for-profit group is set up in the right way. " Stephanie Rowland, Partner, Mills Oakley Lawyers. 


Grantsmart   
Anne Fury, Director of Grantsmart has been a tireless advocate and supporter of WITWA over many years, providing grant support, sourcing speakers and generally being fabulous. In addition to writing many successful grant applications, Anne has also written several successful Award applications and nominations for clients including WA Innovator of the Year, WA Business News 40under40 Awards and Rising Stars Awards.


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Quarles Accountants
Laurie Flynne CA, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Advisory and his team have been wonderful supporters of WiTWA for many years, assisting with our accounts and compliance requirements. WiTWA's registered address is care of Quarles Accountants at 907A Beaufort Street, Inglewood WA 6052.