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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. …

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…

Lauren Mua

My role is as a Senior Project Engineer for BMD, I am passionate about encouraging diversity within the Construction industry. Especially empowering fellow women.  In Year 12, I had no idea the career path I wanted to take. It was only at the last minute that I applied for my University Course. As I attended…

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…

Health Advisor/ Registered Nurse

The role of Health Advisor at a mine site is very diverse and involves working at remote mine sites.  The Health Advisor role provides medical care for up to 800 people. You will also provide assessment, treatment and care for everything – a bit like a GP clinic and Emergency Department merged into one! This can…

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…

Manager Process Engineering Resource Recovery

This role manages a team of engineers who look after the operation and fine tuning of 27 wastewater treatment plants to make sure they run optimally – and meet the required environmental standards at minimal cost (based on chemicals, electricity & other costs). People think it sounds a bit ‘yucky’ working with wastewater (or sewage)…

Shaylea Jansz

I studied a Bachelor of Business specialising in Human Resources at Flinders University. Over the 4 years of studying I have worked part time jobs and travelled overseas at every chance. I had the opportunity to backpack and teach English in South East Asia. I then studied in an American University along with travelling to…