MAV Special Announcement - Girls in STEM


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This event gives girls in Year 9 and 10 the chance to be inspired by women who have forged impressive careers in STEM. These women are paving the way for your students to flourish in a STEM career.

Opening address: Maxine McKew - Broadcaster and author

MC: Felicity Furey - Director, Machinam

Expert panel

  • Jacinta den Besten
    Physicist, Melbourne University
  • Monika Janiak
    Environmental Scientist, GHD
  • Chivonne Hollis
    Architect, CHT Architects
  • Megan Evers
    Civil Engineer, Level Crossing Removal Authority
  • Frances Palmer
    Product Design Engineer, Nissan

Hands-on activity by Texas Instruments

  • Karleigh Nicholls and Shelley Cross, St Hilda’s College



Each panelist will share their journey, their contributions, the impact of being female in their particular industry, tips for success and how to overcome obstacles along the way.

This event will have a particular emphasis on the importance of mathematics in VCE subject selection, university degrees and in STEM careers.

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WHO Year 9 and 10 girls who are interested in pursuing a future in STEM careers.
WHEN Wednesday 28 June 2017, 9am-12.30pm
WHERE Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, 123 Marshall Street, Ivanhoe
COST $15 per student. Payment must be made prior to the event.
Teachers must book on behalf of students, only 170 places are available, so reserve your place quickly.
To secure a place for your students, email Jacqui Diamond,






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