The Galaxy Convention will take place at Sydney University’s NanoScience Hub on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 December this year. It is presented by CAASTRO ( the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics) through their Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant. The convention is aimed at celebrating STEM role models, especially female entrepreneurs and innovators in STEM fields, inspiring school-age female students and increasing female representation in STEM studies and STEM careers. The convention will consist of talks from STEM role models as well as workshops. Delegates will include 50 female school students in Years 10-12 from all over Australia, around 20 high school teachers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and female business leaders.
To learn more or submit an application, download this flyer or visit the Galaxy Convention website. Closing date for applications is Thursday 31 August 2017.
by Lanna Derry, Head of Science