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Kelsey Williams

My senior school subjects were English, Maths C, Maths B, Physics, Chemistry and Home Economics. I was struggling to choose what I was going to do after high school because there were just too many options!  Then someone from Central Queensland University came to talk to my cohort about the engineering program they offered. I…

Lydia Carthew

I am a Consulting Operations Officer for TechnologyOne – a job I never thought I’d end up in while possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Game Design. When I began my university journey, I was equally nervous and excited. Although I had many people try to steer me away from what I wanted to do, I…

Maddison Petrie

After completing high school, I began working in a small civil construction company as a I.T Technician. A couple years later I relocated to Brisbane and started work in a large engineering firm as a Trainee structural designer. Unfortunately, I became redundant, so I moved back home and started work in a local butcher shop. …

Chantelle Love

I grew up in NSW riding horses and playing hockey. I moved to QLD when I was in grade 6 and started going to work with my dad during the school holidays. I studied woodwork & engineering at school as electives. In grade 12 I was offered a position at Gold Coast School of Construction…

Toni Coughlin

I am currently a site engineer for water and gas facilities located out in regional Queensland.  I didn’t think this was where I would be when I finished year 12 at Bundaberg State High School in 2011. I started university studying a Bachelor of Arts degree, completing political science and communication courses. Somewhere along the…

Christine Roelofs

I always knew I liked numbers because numbers are very black and white.  I am not the creative or imaginative type so understandable why I was attracted to Accounting.  I have followed the very traditional path starting with a Graduate role along side University studies then only my CPA.  During the years I have progressed…

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…

Alex Walker

I was never overly interested in school, and struggled to stay motivated, always leaving assignments until the last minute and just scraping through exams.  Hearing all my friends talk about going to uni, or the passion they had for their future career was daunting when I had no idea what I wanted to do, and…

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…

Darcy Modina

My role is as a Project Engineer with BMD.  In my six years at BMD, I’ve been involved in the successful delivery of a number of multi-million dollar construction projects across urban development, road infrastructure, bridge construction and pipe works, for both private and public clients.  At school, I had no idea I wanted to…

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…

Shay Crans

I am an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Progressive (Life Support) with Boeing Defence Australia. From a young age I developed a passion for flying and aviation growing up in Tassie, visiting with family interstate.   As my knowledge of the aviation industry expanded, my mother encouraged me to pursue a career in aviation – flying. When…

Kat Norman

Looking back, the resources industry has always been a part of my life. I grew up in the Hunter Valley, the second youngest of 8 kids, and my dad worked in the local coal mine. When I was 10, my family moved to Gin Gin in Queensland and lived an off-the-grid lifestyle.  When the time…

Shannon Scott

I grew up in central Queensland. Loved playing hockey and played any sport I could. I hung out with my Border Collie and chilled at the beach when I could get there. I am an outdoors type person. I joined the navy when I left school after year 12 where I completed my first trade…

Gabrielle Bertini

I am the HSE Lead for a major gas exploration project in the Beetaloo Basin Northern Territory.  Having always had a love for the environment and the outdoors, my various roles within the oil and gas industry have taken me to many beautiful and remote places across western Queensland and the Northern Territory. Being able…

Temeka Johnson

I am a Social Performance Specialist at Origin Energy, covering the Maranoa region. I have over six years’ industry experience in community relations, stakeholder engagement, Indigenous participation and engagement, media and communications.  Prior to working at Origin, I worked as a consultant, developing and implementing strategies across a variety of industries. I completed a traineeship…

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…