National Science Week - Smashing the Glass Ceiling

  • 16 Aug 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • The Edge Stanley Place Brisbane Cultural Centre South Brisbane, QLD 4101

WiT teams up with Queensland Government DSITI and UQ Diamantina Institute to smash the glass ceiling.

A panel of Queensland’s leading women scientists will speak in a Q&A forum about their pathways to careers in science and advice for young women considering a career in science.  They will discuss challenges for women scientists wishing to get into senior positions.  The forum will also look at the mentoring programs offered to women scientists to help smash the glass ceiling.

Chair:    Dr Maggie Hardy, UQ IMB


Ms Mathilde Desselle – Women in Technology
    Prof Carolyn Mountford – Translational Research Institute
    Prof Suzanne Miller – Qld Museum Network
    Dr Helen Benham -  UQ Diamantina Institute
    Professor Zee Upton - QUT IHBI
    Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen - Tech Girls are Super Heroes,

The key focus of the event will be on creating a public conversation during National Science Week on women in science in Queensland.

WiT is not taking bookings for this event but booking can be made by clicking here


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