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Rubina Aumeer

I am an avid volunteer who is passionate about violence against women, supporting people with mental and physical disabilities, suicide prevention and building a more diverse and inclusive society.  I am also a belly dancer with a black belt in tae kwon do.   I didn’t know what I wanted to do for my career when…

Madeline Walkington

As a graduate in civil engineering there almost feels like an infinite number of career pathways you can head down. For me, our compulsory work experience took me to the Goyder River, in outback Northern Territory, where I lived and worked out of a camp, got hands on experience operating machinery and finished most days with a…

Katie O’Donoghue

I am a Senior Project Engineer currently working on the construction of Bridges throughout Brisbane with BMD. Originally I am from Ireland and have enjoyed a career that has allowed me to travel to the other side of the globe, here in Australia.  My career has enabled me to experience a variety of projects, from…

Ashleigh Little

I am the Team Lead of the Systems and Security teams for Secure Logic Group (a part of Tesserent).  I am a confident and driven security developer with a desire to modernise the cyber landscape in Australia. I have been a disciplined and dedicated security developer since my teenage years. Despite travelling and living abroad,…

Emma Haynes

While at school I was heavily into the Performing Arts. Playing multiple instruments to an advanced level, I also did a lot of dance and circus.  My school subjects were Music, German, Maths A, English, Biology and Physics.  I didn’t know what I wanted to do after high school, so I tried studying psychology through…

Lesley Burns

I am the Integration & Support Manager at Boeing Defence Australia’s Supply Chain Capability, and am passionate about paying forward support to young women in becoming the best version of themselves. I migrated with my family to Australia from Scotland as a teenager (I can absolutely relate to changing schools in high school!), completed a…

Kaitlyn Casson

Born in South Coast NSW in a small beach town called Kiama, I changed my mind many times before the age of 16 of what I wanted to be when I grew up, and that is okay! The Royal Australian Navy was not something I thought I would ever do, but boy am I glad…

Amy Macallister

I started my career straight out of high school after joining the Australian Army. Conducting my training between Wagga Wagga and Oakey, I landed my first posting in Townsville Queensland, working on Black Hawk helicopters. From there I deployed to East Timor, Papua New Guinea and a number of national assistance deployments before being selected…

Surali Ahinsa Pinto

I always had an appreciation for science and mathematics in school and was inspired by my father and sister to explore the engineering industry as they are engineers by profession. In doing so, I began my tertiary studies in Bachelor of Engineering in 2016.   In the final year of my degree, I travelled to Cambodia to be a participant for…

Nikki Rankine

I grew up mostly in Canberra with my parents and 2 younger brothers also spending time on my grandparent’s farm in NSW. I completed high school in Brisbane. I was pretty confused about what to do after leaving school and my university application forms in 1995 were for Engineering, Architecture, Law, Commerce and Arts! I…

Danielle Leray

Born and raised in Wollongong, NSW High School and University in Sydney, NSW International working experience – Canada for 3 years Regional work experience – Roma, Qld for 3 years Currently based in Brisbane – working from home/office

Megan Wake

I am a Registered Nurse and Health Advisor at OZ Minerals, Prominent Hill and am passionate about seeing girls become confident, brave and kind people. I want them to be exposed to things, and have lots of opportunities, so they develop into amazing humans. While working in Nursing my whole adult career, I have had…

Cehrin Elyas

My role as a Solution Consultant at Skedulo enables me to be a people person, passionate about solving business challenges, creating meaningful engagement with customers, and believing in having a positive impact on society. From a young age, I have been very curious as to how the microbes, animals, people, and the universe came to…

Nichole Kelly

I am currently the Manager of Strategy and Planning at Urban Utilities. However, I never really knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. Taking the advice of my Mum (“Uni is hard, study something that you’ll like”) I chose to study sports science and health promotion, working at the Big Pineapple on…

Sonja Toft

My heritage is Czech, Russian and Ukrainian. Both my parents were born overseas and came with their parents as refugees to Australia after the 2nd world war. My Russian grandma was a big influence in my life, particularly as a young adult and I learnt two really important life lessons from her – that family…

Annabel Hofstee

I am an Environment and Planning Engineer with Urban Utilities, and graduated with a Dual Civil and Environmental Engineering Degree.  Starting with a dream of being a physiotherapist, I changed my University preferences on a whim, seeking a future that would challenge and excite me. I then travelled from my family in Central Queensland and…

Li Ching Liew

​​I have a strong passion for offensive security.  I love to follow and know more about IT trends and I regularly attend Ruxmon, SecTalks and haXX group meet-ups that keep my security expertise up to date. Additionally this also helps promote security practices in the community. During my free time, I participate in various capture-the-flag…

Terese Milford

I am a Senior Engineer in Ergon Energy and Energex’s Intelligent Grid New Technology team. I have a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Space) from UQ, a PhD in Engineering (Metals Combustion) from QUT and a Graduate Certificate in Power Supply Engineering undertaken during the first years of my career in electricity industry. I develop,…

Kate Allan

I am a proud career woman, a wife and loving mother of two small children. My career to date has been varied, through the travel industry, finance, health and for the last ten years working within the logistics in Energy Sector. Since working within logistics, I have completed a Master of Supply Chain Management at…

Dionne Hockley

I work as a Commercial Planner at OZ Minerals, a modern Australian mining company with mines in South Australia, Western Australia and Brazil and exploration interests around the world. Born and raised in Adelaide, I am by nature, passionate about engaging with others and building relationships with colleagues over a diverse range of organisations. My…