Empowering Women in STEM Congress

IPWEA (NSW) is hosting an Empowering Women in STEM Congress, 18-19 October 2017, in Sydney, to establish, recognise and promote the outstanding contribution women make to the engineering, scientific and technological communities that improve and evolve our society. This Congress not only creates opportunities and pathways to inspire Australia’s future leaders but will allow you to have…

Scientists’ Division Committee meets to develop 2016 program

Over the weekend of 31 October/1 November, the Scientists’ Division Committee met in Melbourne to formulate the Division’s program for 2016. Each year the Committee meets around five times by phone hookup and once at its face-to-face planning meeting. The Committee reviewed the Division’s activities in 2014/15 which included: advocacy work on science funding in…

2014 Science meets Parliament – Applications Open

Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra? Professionals Australia believes strongly in supporting members to develop interesting and rewarding careers. To support young members in the process of establishing careers in science, we are offering two scholarships to attend Science meets Parliament (SmP) – a two…

APESMA CEO signs UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

In support of gender equality, APESMA CEO Chris Walton has joined community and business leaders around the world and become a signatory to the United Nations’ Women’s Empowerment Principles. The UN's Women's Empowerment Principles offer guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. APESMA CEO Chris Walton said that in supporting…

International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists

APESMA National Secretary Robyn Porter and Branch Director Sue Fenwick recently attended the 15th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists. The conference of Women Engineers and Scientists., Leadership, Innovation, Sustainability took place in Adelaide 19-22 July. The organising committee set out to explore outstanding practices and initiatives to attract, develop and retain women to…

Share your views on action to address climate change in Canberra

Win the chance to share your views on climate change with parliamentarians and experienced technology professionals in Canberra APESMA invites young professional members from any technology-based profession to apply for the “Science meets Parliament 2011” Scholarship. The winner will have the opportunity to share their ideas on “action to address climate change” with parliamentarians and…