Thank you Kya Graves, Principal and the wonderful teaching staff at Warnbro Community College for hosting our 7th WITWA techtrails STEM incursion for the year. We were joined by Professor Lyn Beazley, Patron of WITWA for our opening session, with Darren Lomman from Bloom Labs as one of our STEM role models who presented to … Read more WiTWA techtrails STEM incursion @Warnbro Community College
Taryn was instrumental in broadening our WiTWA networks and adding further diversity in thinking to our conversations.
Do you have an idea or innovation that could become a high growth business? The Curtin Ignition Program is run by the Curtin Centre for Entrepreneurship and is based on the successful Ignite program managed and delivered by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL). Ignition is a five and … Read more Curtin Ignition: your time to get that idea off the ground? Scholarship opportunity for women in tech
Our third WiTWA techtrail STEM School incursion for the year saw us visit John Curtin College of the Arts in Fremantle on 3 May. Last year the school won the WA Secondary School of the Year Award in the WA Education Awards, as well as taking out the Governor’s School STEM Award for Leadership Excellence in … Read more Techtrails @John Curtin College of the Arts
The BBC NEWS recently published an interesting article on women in tech in Russia and the results may surprise! According to Unesco, 29% of people in scientific research worldwide are women, compared with 41% in Russia. In the UK, about 4% of inventors are women, whereas the figure is 15% in Russia. It appears that … Read more A study reveals why Russia is so good at encouraging women into tech
Our second WiTWA Techtrails STEM School incursion for the year saw us visit Cecil Andrews College in Seville Grove on 29 March. Thank you Susan Kreemer Pickford (Engineers Australia), Darren Lomman (Green Batch & Bloom), Kelly Benson (ThoughWorks), Lisle Nurse (Kinetic IT), Julia Vella (Kinetic IT), Bernadette Bosco-Joseph & Huili Leow (Seqta), Brenda Lai (Feed Mee … Read more WiTWA techtrails @ Cecil Andrews College Photo Gallery
Thank you to our event partner KPMG, our keynote speaker Professor Craig Valli (Director, ECU Security Research Institute) and panel of cybersecurity experts Emma Whitty (Vice President, Information Systems at Clough Ltd), Jackie Shervington (Strategic Growth Manager with BankVault) and Mourad Khalil (Technology Risk Advisory expert at KPMG) for bringing the CIO Leaders Forum back in 2017.
Students in year 11 this year who have a passion for science and technology should look at applying for the National Youth Science Forum 2018 program. Attending the NYSF is an excellent way for young people to assess their level of interest in and commitment to further STEM study, and to start building networks for … Read more National Youth Science Forum 2018: applications open to science and technology students in year 11
How do we influence kids to consider their role in the digital revolution as a leader rather than a participant? In other words, how do you get more kids into STEM studies and careers? Our fantastic supporters at Kinetic IT play their part by bringing the career wheel into the classroom as part of our … Read more The Kinetic IT Career Wheel helps kids understand career options in ICT
One of the biggest annual events in the digital space is fast-approaching, with the WWW 2017 Conference coming to Perth in April 2017. A incredibly busy program will offer something for all, including the Accessibility Hack that is part of the W4A Program. The other events to highlight are the W3C Contests. Check out the … Read more The WWW Conference, Accessiblity Hack & Coding Contests coming to Perth
On Tuesday 28th Feb Women in Technology WA launched our 2017 Techtrails STEM Incursion Program. Thank you to Michael North, CEO for hosting this event for us at your spectacular rooftop venue overlooking the Swan River. Thank you also to Wayne Berriman, Jessica Baldwin, Daryl Sim and the entire Kinetic IT team for all the … Read more 2017 WiTWA Techtrails STEM Incursion Program launches @ Kinetic IT
WITWA is proud to assist in raising awareness of an amazing initiative in this field as part of our diversity initiatives. A short youtube video on the initiative can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jDUkHk6tzY. For more information, please contact Jaqueline Outram on 041 888 133 or 1800 737475.