Indigenous Women in STEM

Recording of the Indigenous Women in STEM panel discussion from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Our panellists will be talking about their experiences as indigenous women, how they got into STEM, the issues specific to their indigenous communities when it comes to encouraging girls into STEM, the role of organisations and institutions in supporting indigenous women in STEM and more.
Featuring:

Karlie Noon, astrophysicist
Aleisha Amohia, software developer
Johnnie Jae, journalist & technologist
Shawn Peterson of Native Girls Code
Eteroa Lafaele, software engineer

Our speakers
Karlie Noon
Karlie Alinta Noon is a Gamilaray astrophysicist who is passionate about Indigenous astronomical knowledge and communicating science. She was the first Indigenous female to obtain degrees in physics and mathematics, completed at the University of Newcastle in 2016. She has since completed a master’s degree in astrophysics at the Australian National University ...

 

 

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