ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 1. Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh

Location: New Zealand

Mahsa is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Women in Tech in the School of Computer, Engineering, and Mathematical Sciences at Auckland University of Technology. In 2020, she was awarded the Massey University Distinguished Alumni Award, also received the Champion Award of the YWCA Equal Pay in 2019, and won in the category Emerging Leader, Westpac Women of Influence Awards in 2013. She also founded She Sharp, a network aiming to increase diverse representation in tech through events, networking and workshops.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @Mahsabanoo
ResearchGate: Mahsa Mohaghegh

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ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 1. Nanogirl Labs

Nanogirl Labs

Location: New Zealand

Nanogirl Labs aims to inspire and engage kids with STEM through live experiences and school activities. Created by nanotechnologist and engineer Dr Michelle Dickinson, and co-founded with Joe Davis, Nanogirl Labs encompasses a video series, live theatre show and a book of science recipes The Kitchen Science Cookbook. Dr Michelle Dickinson also presents an educational science show called Breaking It Down.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @NanogirlLabs
Instagram: @nanogirllabs
YouTube: Nanogirl – STEM activities for kids

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